Portland & Western 663 meets empty CN Oil. CN has been running weekly oil trains to Willbridge Yard with all CN power. An article in NPR suggests that the strategy of shipping out of Portland and ... (more)
A westbound ballast train for Grand Island, NE, heads thru California Junction in far western Iowa. This day in 2005, 3 SD40's power this ballast train from Janesville, WI. California Jct is where... (more)
On December 22 a plow train was called to clear the tracks between Hurricane and Cantwell. With a limited amount of daylight to work with, about 4.5 hours in total, I tried my best to capture the ... (more)
AMTK 1000 shuffles cars around the yard at Amtrak's Beech Grove facility in Beech Grove, Indiana. The sun was still shining at the time but the storms (clouds in the background) would quickly move... (more)
Southern still serves the south here at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. 6133 leads the museum train through a narrow alley between two of the many preserved buildings of the old Southern... (more)
Having left Lometa at 1100, the crew of the Lometa to Brady, TX job is a few miles west of Hall, TX at 1730, underway at the blazing speed of 10 mph. It will take another hour and a half to reach ... (more)
As the sun drops low, EMD-engined Amtrak RS3M 106 shepherds an outbound equipment draft between Boston's Southampton Street coach yard and South Station. The South Station switch job was the regul... (more)
A former Baltimore and Ohio F7A, MDOT 7100 was the first of several F-units to be rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen for Maryland commuter service. Unlike the other rebuilds, the 7100 lost its prime mov... (more)
On January 29, 2018, a trio of Central Maine & Quebec Railway SD40F-2s await the next day's departure from Farnham, Quebec, as the CMQ 'Job 2' train. This particular evening, with them positioned... (more)
The Canadian Pacific business train makes a spring run from Sudbury to Winnipeg on the trans con route. On board are all of the VIP's including CEO Keith Creel President & CEO
On a dark and gloomy morning, BO-1 delivers two loaded boxcars to the last remaining Boston area customer: Boston Paper Board. The last known switch for this customer was back in 2012!
ETRY 214 heads rushes back to the company yard with quite a hefty train behind them.
Looking back at photos from this time last year, I found this image of NS Dash 9 cabs awaiting being scrapped at Cresson Steel.