South Boulder Creek is frozen in the January cold, but the head-end crew of this eastbound is reasonably comfortable thanks to an EMD redesign that has made cab and hood on its new GP30 model snug... (more)
Arizona Divide Kodachrome(s) An eastbound Santa Fe piggyback train, with six reefers up front, flies through Bellemont, Arizona, while crossing the Arizona Divide on July 7, 1986. Power... (more)
All green—almost A quartet of Burlington Northern EMD SD40-2s and a GE B30-7A booster power westbound unit grain train G05 just east of Summit on Montana’s Marias Pass. An almost all-Ca... (more)
A stop at Conrail's big Conway Yard during the snowstorm on March 13, 1993 found little that was moving. At the turntable I got this guy working on the horns of 6350 during heavy snowfall.
On this date in history there was a snowstorm that pretty much shut down the Pittsburgh, PA area on March 13, 1993. Conrail power shares the tracks around the turntable with PC&Y 5 at Conway, PA a... (more)
The Copic Local passes the wig wag at Malone. It was the last "Magnetic Flagman" in service on the Modoc Line.
This is the anniversary of the big snowstorm that hit the Northeast. I had gotten a heads up from friend Joe Jack that ENEL, with the 6726 leading, was leaving Conway, so I went out and got it in ... (more)
Despite the D&H having four PA-1's and four borrowed EL E-8's to cover its passenger trains between Albany, NY and Montreal in the winter occasionally the very road weary RS-2's would be pressed i... (more)
The Napierville Junction Railway ran twice a day from Rouses Point, NY to CPR's St. Luc Yard in Montreal. The normal power was one or both of the NJ's two RS-2's, 4050 and 4051. Today's power is... (more)
The “Neal Smith” leads a set of first generation Geeps on a westbound train destined for Armourdale Yard in Kansas City, KS.
Exiting Tunnel #3 with train destined for Armourdale Yard in Kansas City, KS.
In Eldon Yard awaiting assignment.
Delaware & Hudson train RPPY passes through Parryville, Pennsylvania. The bridge in the background id the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension, while to the extreme right is Walck’s Restaura... (more)
Santa Fe F7A 347C and F7B unit in Old Sacramento, at the California State Railroad Museum. July 13, 1990.