Several trains are chomping at the bit to head east at UP Armourdale Yard, from left to right they are manifest UP Train QNPINP 13, and a pair of coal loads the CATSJ 13, and CNAIM9 12.
Conrail SD60 #6816 and B36-7 #5045 are departing the yard in Blue Island, IL at the same time in November of 1986 while a third train will leave when they clear.
Putnam County EMS, Nitro Police and Nitro Fire pose in front of NS' specially painted "Honoring First Responders" EMD SD60E No. 9-1-1 in Nitro, W.Va., on Watco's Kanawha River Railroad.
The crew is still on board tying up their power as they put away the Torrance Local's power in the unprotected lot that has brought these engines to this horrific state of tagging. The boys hangin... (more)
A trio of eastbound freights await crews at Brunswick on a clear summer morning.
For what has been a perpetually bland operation, Chicago's Metra roster has become fairy diverse in a hurry. Here, three different faces of the roster lay over in the ex-Rock Island yard in Blue ... (more)
An assortment of SD40N's and SD38-2's sit near the "East Hump" as UPY SD38-2 No. 840 takes two SD40N's over the hump after working a cut into the bowl at Union Pacific's Bailey Yard in N... (more)
The Sanctum of the Leviathans
A PHL Dock Job shoves its Dolores-bound train over Alameda St. and the diamond with the Long Beach Sub (between the 1988 and 1st container) at CP-West Thenard. Though one would correctly associate... (more)
Time for some replacements.... Paint spots sporadically line the rail indicating that the crossties beneath them are due to be replaced with new ones.
Standing in Missouri and Photographing in KansasBNSF Railway GP39-2R 2761 and SD40-2 1747 wait with a transfer run of intermodal cars at CP Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City, Kansas,... (more)
The rain starts to gradually get harder as 172 eases over the muggy South Fork River in Cramerton, NC, with some special visitors from across the country and beyond.