The crew on GBW 313 prepares to dump some ballast in Independence, WI in May of 1992.
KBS 701 south is seen on the approach the small interchange / storage yard at the north end of Danville. This was the best fall foliage I could come up with on a very bland, straight and seldom us... (more)
A short 5 car KB&S hopper train heads south by the elevator at Heaton, IL. Does anyone happen to know what business they have south of Cheneyville other than storage cars?
A little over fourty years ago, one could stand track side anywhere between Parkersburg and Cincinnati and watch high speed manifests, piggyback trains, and even the short-lived Shenandoah passeng... (more)
A quartet of GE B36-7s drift downgrade towards Maysville with a 45 car coal train in tow. At Maysville, the coal will be loaded onto awaiting barges to be taken down the Ohio River. In November, C... (more)
The GNRR Tate to Elizabeth freight is dwarfed by the old Canton Textile Mills Plant #1, which is now re-purposed as an industrial park for multiple businesses.
FRVR 1702 crosses County Hwy F south of Eden, WI in July of 1992. I used to love this spot as the road seems to go forever in the background. Unfortunately, this line is now gone and the trains no... (more)
The SRN interchange job heads to deliver boxcars to the KCS on a sunny Texas morning. The railroad is a boxcar only operation serving a paper mill and trades cars with the KCS and UP.
The Vandalia Railroad's lone engine, SW9 104, sits at the line's office in a former tower in Vandalia, Ill. The Vandalia operates three miles of ex-Illinois Central trackage. The tower guarded a d... (more)
A westbound City of Prineville Railway freight approaches Lone Pine Road at ONeil, Oregon, on September 28, 2016. If the locomotive looks “Milwaukee Road” to you, it’s no accident—COPR No. 989 is ... (more)
KYLE 9362 east, still in full blown SP paint, rolls across the high plains of eastern Colorado as a mix of sun and clouds sweep across the view of Pikes Peak looming in the distance.
A Washington & Idaho crew gets their train underway at McCoy, WA. The train had been left on the main track by the previous crew, and this crew will run the train to Belmont and exchange its propa... (more)
ELS 1223 leads a freight thru Rockland, MI on its way to Ontonogan, MI in July of 2000. The closing of the paper mill doomed this line and the rail has now been pulled up at this location.
Train Time at Perry
The Little Rock & Western’s entire roster is visible in this photo at the railroad’s home base in Perry, Arkansas. C420 101, which has recently arrived from Lit... (more)
Freshly painted and awaiting delivery to Hondo Railway.