No open house today, during the Frontier Days run, but they did have this little item outside.
“Are You Doing Your Part (?)”CS/WM caboose (90)1803, in the green safety paint scheme, along with CS/WM (90)1863 (partly visible) in standard Chessie System attire, gets a Sunday off, a... (more)
An eastbound detouring VIA train has just entered the Galt Sub at Obico and is now heading east crossing over onto the no 2 track for the trip to Union Station via the CPR.
The moon is a special shade of blue when FCEN uses the old tangent into downtown Winter Garden, gone are the days when this was the traditional route wherein trains would reverse direction a coupl... (more)
A pair of IC SD40-3s shove a southbound manifest out of Fond Du Lac and up Byron Hill.
July 2000 finds me watching trains on the UP Spineline in central Iowa. A northbound empty grain train races towards Mason City as they blow past Bradford. The sun and clouds were barely working i... (more)
An empty grain bound for western Iowa is about to Blairsburg in central Iowa. The CN era of big power hasn't quite taken effect west of Waterloo back in 2006, the 40's were still king on many trai... (more)
A westbound IC, what looks like an I-11 type train, slams across the UP Spineline in Iowa Falls. The train has just pasted the old Mills Tower that was open til 1993. The two-story tower was built... (more)
I made 2 trip to Saskatchewan back in 2010-11. There are some cool railroad operations and scenery in this providence. One of the must do shortlines was the Great Western railroad. The railroad w... (more)
Lots of people get cranked up for the RDC test car that CN uses to do geometry testing across their system. The only reason I was excited was for my kids to see it for the 1st time. The CN usually... (more)
Under steam. The 611 works up a head of steam at the beginning of the night photography shoot at the N.C. Transportation Museum.
On the Line. In an O. Winston Link setting, the 611 sits at the VA-NC state line while a local family comes out to greet the engineer. In actuality, of course, this was taken at the N.C. T... (more)
NS Predecessors. The N&W 611 runs around to the front of Spencer Shops near S. Salisbury Ave./Highway 29 and by the old Southern Railway Water Tanks. The 611 was under the control of some ... (more)
She'll be comin' round the bend .... N&W 611 runs around the Spencer Roundhouse with amateur engineers at the controls, headed toward the entrance area of the N.C. Transportation Museum, ... (more)
BN 3 leads the coach train east of Union.