The Williamsport-Berwick local heads west with new Chessie System boxcars built at Berwick Forge & Fabricating Corp. Within the month the last W-B local will run to Berwick and return on these rai... (more)
A 96 car string of old Missabe/DMIR ore cars are setout on a storage track at Biwabik for the winter. During the summer months, these cars are used in BFT service between the mines and Two Harbor... (more)
Loads pulled by a trio of GE Dash 8's meet empties pulled by a quad set of EMD SD40-3's on the double track section of the CN Iron Range Sub at Gilbert. With both trains moving in opposite direct... (more)
Katy switcher drill cars at its Glen Park Yard.
A CSX yard crew switches the hump bowl at CSX's Queensgate Yard in Cincinnati, one of the few remaining active humps on CSX. Locomotives: CSX 8452 SD40-2
A new morning brings another day of 21st century steam railroading.
CSX Lima to Cincinnati Local J783 is on duty in the yard at Lima and hard at work building their train for the trip south.Locomotives: CSX 3096 ES44ACCSX 7813 C40-8WCSX 2017 GP... (more)
As an autorack train shoved into IHB's Blue Island Yard, it didn't take long for me to notice it was no ordinary autorack. Included in the train consist was CRGX 1528, a former ATSF Alco S4. Built... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s day gas local has just arrived at Pipeline on the east side of Thompson Falls, Montana, with a short 7-car train on February 9, 2014. The power is running around the train and ... (more)
The LA&L uses a pair of Alcos to switch lumber cars at Matthews & Fields Lumber in Henrietta, New York. The crew has picked up the empty centerbeam and dropped a loaded boxcar, and the conductor n... (more)
Quitting cold Turkey
A derailment brought an abrupt end to a week's steam charter in Turkey which damaged engine, tender, cars and track. Fortunately, it was the last afternoo... (more)
The helper engineer on Santa Fe 2943 is in full dynamics brakes as the westbound Harbor Train slowly goes down the 2.2% north track with one big car on the end.
New "Tango" train for the Appenzeller Bahnen from StadlerRail, on lowfloor transport cars at Gossau (SG). The Appenzeller Bahnen ordered 11 of this one meter gauge "streetcar trains... (more)
The last batch of Erie built ES43ACmi locomotives for Indian Railways in India await pickup from GE Transportation's Erie Plant.
A GP7U works the Chicago Junction Railroad, a new operation by Progressive Rail after taking over operations from the Chicago Terminal Railroad. The line serves an industrial park near O'Hare Inte... (more)