A 1982 visit to the South Branch Valley found no revenue trains, but there were crews out performing maintenance of way duties. First we encountered an Railroad: South Branch Valley RailroadLocomotive: Alco MRS-1Location: McNeill, West Virginia, USALocomotive #: SBV 28Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 15, 1982
The legendary rotary snowplows have returned to Donner Pass. California has been hammered with numerous storms this winter. All of these storms have wreaked havoc across the Donner Pass Route. Fro... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
"Car in the way at Manhattan Beer" New York & Atlantic's RS-20 waits for employees to move their coworker's automobile at the Manhattan Beer Distributors Industrial Track on the Bushwick Br... (more)
The sun is setting on a long day as the crew ties down the power on a Union Pacific Officers Special.
A fiery winter sunset provides the backdrop for NS D36, the local from Bloomington, IL to Decatur, IL, on its run southbound. Two SD40-2s lead D36 through rural farm country on what used to be 50 ... (more)
During its short tenure on the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak's leased Bombardier LRC set departs South Station on a southbound run. Unfortunately the LRC's mechanical performance was not the equal of... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe train crosses Canyon Diablo on the Fourth of July 1988.
Empty scrap train.
Rotaries Return to Donner Pass! After a record year for precipitation in Northern California, the rotaries have returned to Donner Pass. SPMW 207, a rebuilt rotary snow fighter, holds the... (more)
Four big GE's and a monster intermodal twist and curve their way through the tight confines of the Allard horseshoe on it's way south up the Tehachapi's in a late afternoon light.
HzL has rented a NE 81 – railcar of SAB (Schwäbische Alb-Bahn) for the transportation of schoolers between Geisingen-Leipferdingen and Immendingen. Here the railcar is crossing the small Danube ri... (more)