An old MR-63 trainset pauses at Plamondon station during the afternoon rush hour. On May 30, 2018, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) announced that after 52 years of loyal service, all of... (more)
An ex-CSX C40-8W, now owned by GE and part of the GECX lease fleet, waits for pickup from the GE Transportation plant in Erie. The interchange with NS here is nearby an asphalt plant, busy with th... (more)
On its way toward Maine, Central Maine & Quebec 9020 East accelerates across the Massawippi River in Lennoxville before climbing the grade ahead. Veteran rail photographer Jim Shaughnessy made thi... (more)
The TU6A-3487 narrow-gauge diesel locomotive is leading an empty train for loading of wood
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38AC #867 leads the southbound ore train past the Hartstown swamp. A family of geese rush into the water after narrowly avoiding the train while walking across the tracks.
Trashing in the morning light
Our loco driver gave the loco a free run just after it left the longest passenger station in Africa, Bulawayo. In the picture the mixed train approached... (more)
Just before the sun disappeared behind a hill 15A 414 thunders through the horseshoe curve beyond Sambawizi and rocks the ballast under the glinting rails.
Dash 9 BB + SD-40-T2 with 136 loaded cars. Our "horseshoe curve".
Through the Wilderness
The hilly landscape around Hwange (formerly Wankie) allows some nice pictures of the African wilderness. Actually it's not as wild as you may think: the air in... (more)
The awesome exhaust of Class A No. 1218 rockets skyward as the throttle is opened after exiting Montgomery Tunnel.
The area around Zanguja offers some very nice scenery and a steep gradient. From this location someone could look as far as Hwange. Meeting wild animals id more likely h... (more)
Garratt in the Gradient
Between Sambawizi and Zanguja the line from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls is in a constant grade which requires much work from the firemen. He just fed the fire ... (more)
After the tests and validation runs have completed for the night, Roy Hill Australia 1023 and 1024 sit at the GE Fort Worth assembly plant awaiting testing later in the morning on the test track.