The UP Gila Sub is the ex-Southern Pacific Sunset Route that runs 255 miles from Yuma, AZ, to Tuscon, AZ. When I found out of a possible signal replacements coming this summer, I made plans to go ... (more)
In a nice yellow sunset, CN 408 rounds the bend at Fort Beausejour, New Brunswick, as they approach the advance signal to Amherst, and cross over the New Brunswick/Nova Scotia border.
November 16, 2014- the date which will forever mark the end of an era on Tehachapi. It was on this cool, fall evening that many original, Southern Pacific searchlights saw their last sunset as Uni... (more)
The Nickel Plate heritage unit teams up with a KCS SD70MAC to hustle an extra freight north on the Sandusky District.
Northbound Gulf, Mobile & Ohio's train 4 The Limited led by EMD E7A 100 and E8A 100A, makes a stop at the Granite City station, Illinois. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer list... (more)
Moments before sunrise, Amtrak 29 Capitol Limited heads westbound for Chicago on the NS Chicago Line just west of Wawaka, Indiana.
NS 20K rockets east along the NS Chicago Line at MP CD 388 from Chicago's 63rd Street Yard bound for Croxton Yard in New Jersey, NJ with NS #8136 leading the short stack train, while the autumn su... (more)
On November 17th, 2014 the final chapter of Union Switch & Signal searchlight signals on Tehachapi was closed when the last signals between Warren and Mojave, on the eastern slope, were retired in... (more)
On a beautiful fall morning right at sunrise, a slow moving freight train NS 309 cruise through the farmlands of Indiana, while Amtrak 49 in the far background on main 2 will soon overtake the tra... (more)
Sunset for the code line as two Conrail EMDs head east alongside the old Reading Railroad communication/signal wires, with the late winter sun highlighting the clear glass insulators. I think mos... (more)
A freshly painted CSX 4529 leads Q243 south under the classic C&O signal bridge at Rising Sun.
The sun has just come out from a heavy cloud cover as an empty oil train CP 551 heads west on the NS Chicago Line.
Northbound above town.
Four GE's lead empty hopper train E492 off the former B&O and onto the former C&O as they pass under the classic C&O signal cantilever at Fostoria.
SP's priority Denver to Roseville Forwarder crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on June 19, 1993. The 47 car train of Coors beer and piggyback trailers will descend 3000 feet of elevation in the 50 mil... (more)