The massive plumes of smoke and cinders blot out the sun as WM 734 rounds Helmstetter's Curve on a Carl Franz Photo Special.
LS&I 1852 has just departed the Tilden mine and is skirting the south side of the Empire Mine as it makes its way towards Eagle Mills in June of 1988. Only the Tilden mine operates now as Empire h... (more)
Overnight stay It's time to head back on the road, this time to Montreal. CP 40B departs Toronto Yard, a once busy hump yard, reduced to now flat switching traffic.
It's just a brief bit of tangent as Conrail's Mail 3 comes out of Allegrippus curve and enters Cold curve while assaulting the east slope on an early November afternoon. Fuji Provia.
ATSF 115 pounds the frog as it brings a westbound intermodal through Maine in the late afternoon. A lot of line side character has been lost to the removal of older signal systems and the code lin... (more)
The sun peeks out for a brief moment as BNSF ES44C4 No. 7092 leads the daily hot Alliance-Portland intermodal (Q ALTPTL6 11F) north through the countryside at Longs Peak, Colorado on August 12, 20... (more)
After a crew change at Lambton Yard, 40B is again underway for Hamilton.
A U28CG, an FP45 and two F45’s lift Santa Fe’s combined Super Chief - El Capitan around Wootton Ranch curve in Colorado headed up to the highest point on the AT&SF Ry. at Raton Pass, 7588-ft. Thi... (more)
Shortly after working Ashland Materials in Piedmont, the River Street Local, NS P22, brings a short train back to Greenville before heading out the Donaldson Branch for a night of work. 5081 was s... (more)
After the eastbound Amtrak #4 Southwest Chief is in the clear on the main 2 track, San Bernardino bound BNSF S-CSXSBD-1-22 (Chicago,IL/CSXT-San Bernardino,CA) is crossing the Mississ... (more)
No, this definitely isn't the steam beast 4018. A pair of SD70Ms perform switching duties preparing for the train on the right to take the balloon track and shove their train back.
CN 3106 + CN 2931 have 152 Chicago Intermodal, IL - Prince Rupert Fairview, BC stacks flying through Dufresne
Stacks at the west end of Matfield Green siding.
Turno México-Irolo heading back north, after doing switching in the Irolo Yard and the HB line.
D&RGW 315 deadheads uphill towards Cumbres Pass to pick up its dinner train.