As the rain falls, the sun is barely shining on an old EMD GP38-2, waiting for its next assignment. CN 4702 was originally CN 5502.
In the mist of a heavy downpour during the late evening hours, NS 130 (New Orleans,LA-Bellevue,OH) blast it's way north at the end of the double track main under the Chattanooga Terminal Control, ... (more)
It's nearing the end of the day for the 1st Watson crew, which spent most of its Monday switching refineries in the South Bay region of LA County. They return to Watson, passing through unincorpor... (more)
When the railroaders said "Hot Rail" I didn't know this was what they meant.....
I bet when you hear that something is passing through clouds your first thought is an airplane. Not this time! An SLB/CargoServ trio of Siemens Tauruses descend down toward Tarvisio to couple up t... (more)
Midnight charge: a dry storm hit me during the Depot-shoot.
For a winter or two, the norm was for the spreader to load the #1 track with snow and let the flangers have some fun. On this February day the spreader has done its job and the 604 is nose plowi... (more)
In Feb of 2011 Mother Nature was dumping on Truckee. As the snow falls UP 602 is doing its part on the Hill keeping the rails clear.
Looking like a Star Wars scene In February of 2006 the weather was no different from a typical Sierra Nevada Winter. In this scene the UP 604 pauses in Truckee, CA while the storm continu... (more)
A downpour gives some CSX GEs a bath, while they're hard at work pulling a manifest train south from ( Birmingham, AL to Waycross, GA).
It may be springtime in Denver and other parts of the country, but up here at East Portal, Colorado, at over 9,000 feet in elevation, winter still reigns supreme. A westbound Rio Grande freight fi... (more)
Metra F40PH No. 176 is running in push mode as it powers an eastbound commuter train.
Thunderstorms build in the background as Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief races through the intermediate Semaphore Signals by Colmor siding.
2M62U diesel locomotive with a snowplow near Zubtsov station
Delayed by a series of flash flood speed restrictions, Amtrak's Pennsylvanian crawls into the Greensburg station in the pouring rain.