A trio of SP tunnel motors are powering the Potash Local. The train has arrived at Potash and is shown switching cars against the backdrop of the impressive red cliffs
It's smooth sailing for the crew on board U-789 south from U.S. Steel Minntac traveling to Two Harbors with 145 cars of taconite pellets on this fine summer evening.
One of the hottest trains on the Valley Line, the LABRF, crosses a swollen Dry Creek at a place called "Forest Lake, just south of Galt, CA. The train is headed for Brooklyn Yard in Portland,... (more)
With a light rain just ending, New England Central train 323-19 is seen passing through Bethel, Vermont and past the Green Mountain Feeds mill with NECR SD40T-2 3317, SD40M-2 3475 and SD40M-2 3476... (more)
CORP 4074 is seen approaching the siding at Robertson splitting the old Rock Island search lights just east of the siding. The train will be put away here in the siding so the crew can cab to an e... (more)
The pair of CORP SD40T-2s working on the KYLE bracket the G&W painted MK5000 from the Utah Railway as the short train heads west through Prairie Dog State Park just west of Norton, KS.
A westbound SP manifest exits tunnel 10 and circles the Loop on its way down the northwestern slope of the Tehachapi Mountains.
Wheeling & Lake Erie's Bellevue - Brewster train No. 228 charges upgrade through the lush farmland at a location known as Douglas, Ohio with SD40T-2 No. 5413 leading the way.
The crews of these two UP freights have just given an officers special a roll-by, and the first is now departing eastward. The special was carrying VP Jerry Davis, soon to retire from the railroad... (more)
Buffalo & Pittsburgh train RIBT (Riker to Butler) crosses high over the Allegheny River at Mosgrave, PA.
Easing Through an Empty MC Yard
As a result of the midweek holiday the NYS&W only operated two road trains during the week as apposed to the usual three road trains. This resul... (more)
Snoot on Point
An unusual daylight SU-100 blasts through Hawthorne fronted by the railroads last tunnel motor on a rain soaked Friday morning. The distinct "snoot" nose of NYSW... (more)
Delayed Road Freight in a Downpour
As a result of the road crew outlawing a few miles West of the iconic Newfoundland Station the SU-100 operated through the area in daylight a... (more)
A quartet of yellow jackets ease a rather lengthy SU-100 into the West end of the MC Yard. A welcomed visitor from the North in the form of NYSW 3014 leads ... (more)
Tennessee Pass was still a hopping place but rumors of its demise had us visiting with plenty of Kodachrome on hand in June of 1994. To top off the visit, the majority of trains were running with... (more)