Metra has been 'gambling' with the addition of large-scale advertisements on their lead cab cars and, occasionally, their locomotives. This seems preferable to the Jimmy John's paint scheme recent... (more)
A CEMR train prepares to head south on the Pine Falls Sub, as they await a clear signal to enter CN's Redditt Sub. The trio of SD40s idles next to Tim Hortons, a major Canadian icon.
CSXT P930-01 Office Car Special re-enters the Castleton Subdivision. First, after having pulling east onto the Castleton Sub via the River Sub "east wye". It then performed a reverse move westward... (more)
It is true that even railroaders can have the energy and impulse to be comical after a day's work. Such was the case after the 4449's spur of the moment run on the Portland & Western to Tigard. Th... (more)
Getting Some Attention: After spending the day at the roundhouse, SOO 6053 gets some attention at the service island with some stable mates. Later tonight she will go out on H20, headed for... (more)
"Track Replacement at Penn Station"
Empire Service train 236 prepares to depart from Track 6 in Penn Station while trackmen work on replacing Track 7. Amtrak is in the process of... (more)
After supposedly hitting something East of Kent Bridge in a "bouncy unit" as described by the crew, the diesel doctor recommended that the weed spraying train to stop at a crossing frien... (more)
New England Central Railroad train 323-27 is seen northbound across the Sugar River trestle, crossing the namesake river and New Hampshire Route 12/103 with NECR SD40(T)-2 3317 leading SD40-2 (SD4... (more)
After unloading guests at Siskiyou siding for a bus trip back to Ashland, the "Sunset" enters Siskiyou Line Tunnel 13. An SP official next to me dryly observed, "I sure hope the D'A... (more)
Led by a six-pack of Chessie System GP15Ts, the transfer to Chicago Rail Link is about to depart the B&O's Barr Yard. Note that a former LaSalle and Bureau County Baldwin (LSBC #8) is along for t... (more)
Trains, Planes, and Automobiles. After getting a new crew at the Intermodual yard. UP 5842, 8256, CSX 951, and UP 5159 or on the move again with a K-line stack train. A Delta Airline flight is com... (more)
Very little info on this locomotive, but can be researched as Whitcomb serial number 60422. It is on display along FMID's isolated line to Frostproof. Was listed for sale in late 2016.
Alco built in 1946, as were the New York Central Niagras. A Roger Puta Photograph
Testing! You are looking at a privately funded venture, Brightline aims to run from Orlando to Miami, but is starting MIA - WPB this year. Trackwork brought testing north of WPB.
Cowls – EMD Design at its Finest (IMHO)Electro-Motive built F45 diesels for Great Northern / Burlington Northern and Santa Fe. Perhaps it is my southern California bias, but the F4... (more)