"Cutting the Trucks"
It's snowing, but that doesn't stop the guys at Frontier Metals from torching the trucks of 2 Budd M3 Pairs; (LI 9822/ LI 9821) and (LI 9820/ LI 9819), as they prepare... (more)
After a heavy overnight coastal snow storm, it's business as usual as the crew hauls up five loads on the slippery grade to downtown Hudson with war wagons CSXT 8849 & 8839.
Green Means Go!: As NS 191 approaches the intersection of Sixth Street and Broad Street, the traffic signal changes to green as if it were in perfect unison for the approaching train. ... (more)
Built in November of 1959, 752 an ex-Conrail 7527, PC 7527, NYC 5972 continues to be a work horse on the Winchester and Western roster in the Virginia Division. This and an assortment of other fir... (more)
The Minnesota Commercial rosters an eclectic mix of Alco and older GE locomotives at it's engine terminal and roundhouse in Saint Paul.
On December 17th, the new funicular from Schlattli to the Stoos sun terrace began operation, the steepest in the world with public service and 2 cars. While the route lies horizontally in the vall... (more)
In a wide view over Sheep Canyon, BNSF’s Cowley turn out of Greybull, Wyoming, snakes through through the spectacular abyss on the hot (100°F) afternoon of June 23, 2016. Two recently reactivated ... (more)
CN 8915 leads a westbound CN freight, as they smash through a snow pile after a storm the day before dumped 15-20 cm of fresh goodness. Due to the time of day this train runs, shots like this are ... (more)
For my first shot of 2018, and my 400th upload to RP, I decided to pan BCOL 4623, heading westbound through Rothesay, New Brunswick.
Weller-bound empty coal train NS 823 with a UP AC44CW leading a standard cab NS SD70 heads up the NS Buchanan Branch behind the iconic triple-story Walmart Supercenter in Grundy, VA. The store's u... (more)
And it was said, let there be light! UP 2673 breaks through the morning mist at Monolith and into the first light of the day as it leads a Roseville-West Colton manifest downgrade from the... (more)
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Big Al, one of NYAR's senior engineers poses by a switch being heated by the Track Department.
In its final weeks of operation, the northbound Ambassador, Boston & Maine train 75, makes its station stop at Bellows Falls, VT, behind an F3/F7B duo (4228/4266B). This was the day train between ... (more)
Still on the property. For sale at one point (in 2013), locomotive simulator 'CN 9633' is still on the property at Exporail, its current dispostion unknown. Here it is seen covered in snow ... (more)
An Engineering Marvel of its Time...and Today. You've all heard of it, with many making the trip from far and wide to see it - the Tehachapi Loop. Planned and executed by the Southern Paci... (more)