A westbound Canadian National freight crosses the Fraser River over Cisco Bridge at Cisco, British Columbia, on September 27, 2001. Powering the train is the interesting consist of EMD SD50F No. 5... (more)
The final cut
It was a long wait for a train in Delyatin. Wandering around the yard we found this rather elegant Soviet era coach. Soon, a couple of guys showed up in a picku... (more)
Starry, starry night? Actually, quite the opposite. That's rain that's falling on Clinchfield 800 as it heads south from Kingsport, Tenn., after pulling the 75th running of the CSX (Clinchf... (more)
On 10-9-86 Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder derailed traveling through a 10mph crossover at 70mhp....12 0f the 17 cars including the two locomotives went off the rails...the rear 5 cars stayed on... (more)
As the sun sets over the pastures and fields, the railroad keeps moving as one of the last SD70’s lead 158 north along 29.
Penn Central train 62 between Chicago and New York was the nameless successor to the New York Central's Twentieth Century Limited and the ancestor of Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited. On a hazy summer ... (more)
Sunset at the Danbury Railway Museum
Norfolk Southern 6210 and 892 wait to continue assembling trains at the north end of Brosnan Yard. NS 6210, the Class-Unit SD33ECO, is a rebuild of former NW SD40 1613, and 892 is a RPU6D Slug reb... (more)
A Rails Northeast article by Jay Potter, titled “The Monsters of Mingo Junction”, made the small industrial town of Mingo Junction, Ohio, a bucket list destina... (more)
Some intrepid individuals have modified the paint scheme on this ex-CSX SD70ACe, now owned by PRLX and on lease to NS. Rather than black paint and the PRLX reporting marks, it now sports the C&O l... (more)
On Monday February 26, Pan Am Southern's East Deerfield Yard hosted an eclectic mix of motive power, including PAS train EDPL-26 with P&W GP38 2009, MEC GP40 350, MEC GP40 352 and MEC B40-8 5930; ... (more)
The tracks over to CN's Courtnay Bay yard are in rough shape. At sunrise, CN B730 slowly negotiates it's train around the "rock cut" and are on the move to set off the cars at Courtnay B... (more)
BNSF's Office Car Special meets a coal train in Pueblo, with a rough passenger car on the FRA track in the background.
GECX 2035 has had its prime mover removed for work at the GE Erie Plant.Locomotives:GECX 2035 ET44AC
A beautiful morning in Seligman Az. with fog to the west, after 11 days in a row of rain from monsoon storms.