My late grandparents (on the left) give a sense of scale to two of the world's greatest steam locomotives- C&O H-8 No. 1604 and N&W Class A No. 1218. The location is the old Roanoke Transportatio... (more)
The RF&P painted GP35 arrives Airline Jct with three hoppers for the only customer on the line. They will continue to Hartwell another day to service Quality Holdings on the west side of town.
2 light motors enter Bluefield, VA with a blanket of fog hanging over the mountain in the background.
Eastbound Hartwell train over the original line to Airline Jct and downtown Hartwell creeps through the S curves along Airline-Goldmine Road shortly before arriving at Airline. Upon arrival at Air... (more)
Eastbound Hartwell train over the original line to Airline Jct and downtown Hartwell traverses the roller coaster trackage as it approaches Whitewood Road. Storage cars are often stored on this li... (more)
"The Patch heard 'round the World"
The most controversial piece of railroad equipment to roam the rails is PRLX SD70ACe 4834, now wearing C&O lettering. This unit has c... (more)
Eastbound Hartwell train over the original line to Airline Jct and downtown Hartwell traverses the roller coaster trackage along Bethany Bowersville Road. Storage cars are often stored on this lin... (more)
Eastbound Hartwell train over the original line to Airline Jct and downtown Hartwell passes a military truck stationed by the Hart County Fire Department just outside Bowersville. Storage cars are... (more)
The kitbashed RF&P unit is fired up for today's events as the J-ball and ex-Con are moved up the line and out of the way.
Former Montana Rail Link EMD GP9 #115 was picked up in Livingston, MT by BNSF and delivered to CN who then delivered it here to Minnesota's Iron Range where it was re-lettered to NSHX (North Shore... (more)
A dozen newly refurbished ballast cars that were re-done at the Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad Repair facility sit on a spur track waiting to get that new paint scratched during the first load... (more)
The headlight of an eastbound NS intermodal lights up the CP in the small hamlet of Camden, Ohio. The stories the barn on the right could tell.
Minturn yard—2009 Overgrown by grass and weeds, Minturn yard looks like this in the Union Pacific era—no trains, and only rusty rails sadly leading to nowhere—on June 15, 2009.
Frisco 1630 gets prepared for the day's activities at IRM.
A eastbound CTA Green Line train heads over a green Chicago River.