A brand-new GP50 leads an intermodal train into the yard as an eastbound prepares to depart for Tehachapi Pass and Barstow.
Every one of the nine EMDs on this eastbound SP coal drag--including the four here on the rear--are screaming in notch 8 to lift 10,000 tons up the steep grade at the east end of Cliff. The coal i... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Mid-Train Helpers. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Conrail local, most likely based in Falls Yard, follows the route of the Royal Blue as it crosses the Schuylkill River, going from East Falls to West Falls in Philadelphia. The cars passing unde... (more)
The motive power for a short NS 720 returns light to Andover Yard after setting its train off at Yuma. The South Fork of Powell River flows to the left; Little Stone Mountain looms in the backgrou... (more)
Work train service only. The section gang mugs for the photographer after a rough day of working on the Chicago Line in the August heat.
SP helper engineer and conductor make their way off their trailing unit. The BKDOU they're helping has suffered some sort of failure near the head end, and the conductor (closest to us) will walk ... (more)
I Wana Get This Train Loaded
A Wisconsin Electric train begins the flood loading process at the Blacksville Number 2 Mine in Wana, West Virginia. The Super 7’s are all on the prope... (more)
The final Bly Turn backs into OC&E's yard at Klamath Falls. Many local residents came out to watch the last logger enter town.
Late in the afternoon, Little Joe E70 holds the main with a dead freight, waiting for an eastbound symbol to emerge from St. Paul tunnel. Meanwhile, five Milwaukee Road MOW employees with a speede... (more)
BN SD45 No. 6418, wrecked in a derailment near Skykomish, WA, in 1972, sits in the yard in a sad state. The SD45 is ex-NP No. 3618.
After arriving in Allentown with Delaware & Hudson train NE-84, the first Maine Central power to visit the area has run arou... (more)