The switch heaters are working nicely at the Claycomo Spur turnout off the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub.
Yep, it's that time of year again, folks.
Another cold day in the High Sierras draws to a close but the action is just beginning for the Union Pacific Railroad. Throughout the day, the Truckee-based Jordan Spreaders were working to clear ... (more)
Behind the Scenes. Ann of the Amtrak Marketing Department scrutinizes photos on a computer screen inside the first Viewliner II Dining car to have entered revenue service. A major photo sh... (more)
One of the Caldwell's antique GP16 rebuilds, still in Family Lines paint and running light, crosses US321 in Hickory on the way back to the company yard.
Looking more like a model railroader's dream than a real working railroad, Pan Am Railway's Waterville, Maine yard can often appear fictional. With power from recently-arrived SAPPI-3 in the hole... (more)
The lineup on the ready track in Bethlehem includes a Paducah GP10 and a newly rebuilt MT4 slug, both on their way to assignments in North Jersey. The MT4 was previously Penn Central RS11 7653, a... (more)
A RF&P SW1500 and former Alco S2 slug work Potomac Yard. The entire yard has subsequently been removed, and the area gentrified with new residential and shopping areas.
CNW made a lot of improvements in the 1970s and 80s, but were pretty frugal when it came to yard trackage. Here at Altoona this view shows a transition track to a scale, which obviously has seen b... (more)
The Sanctum of the Leviathans
A well-dressed courtly older gentleman waves from the station platform as a GG-1 hustles a 7-car train of heritage cars northbound.
A warbonnet GP60M slips between the winter shadows as it leads Y-WAT104 on its return trip from El Segundo.
A burned out traction motor is swapped out with some help from the Cranemasters crew in South Whitley, Indiana.
After a morning 'Fulda flip' an eastbound flanger returns to Truckee, passing through the snow caked pine groves near the old SP station of Cisco.
Pair of GP9U's (fitted with air filters on roof) and a SW1200 slug sit in CP Agincourt Yard.