M44 404 as we call it 'Remot Bobo' (Remot =re-motorized with CAT prime mover, Bobo as Bo'Bo' wheel arrangement) pulls an empty Intercity stock to the yard. After the usual storm, it's time to do s... (more)
I attended the METRA 47th Street repair facility open house in Chicago. On my way back to Lasalle Street Station I timed the ride back perfectly along with seat selection and the 765 Rock Island R... (more)
The Phase IV heritage guides the eastbound Southwest Chief through the twists and turns of Apache Canyon, one of the scenic highlights along the BNSF Glorieta Subdivision. Many locals seek to the ... (more)
Early in the morning on the Arizona Plateau, an eastbound BNSF stack train climbs the steep vertical curve at Maine.
A steam locomotive sits outside the window of a stopped passenger train in 1922.
November 16, 2014- the date which will forever mark the end of an era on Tehachapi. It was on this cool, fall evening that many original, Southern Pacific searchlights saw their last sunset as Uni... (more)
The conductor of Copper Basin Railway’s OT-1 unit ore train shuttle signals the engineer to pull forward as he pulls the pin on GP39 No. 505 at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. OT-1 is in the m... (more)
Southern 5000 sits over drained water. The color comes from boron added to the water to adjust the pH.
When the Weyerhaeuser Woods Line and the east end of the Oregon, California & Eastern were scrapped, the salvaged materials were sorted at Sycan. Dismantler A&K Railroad Materials used the old log... (more)
Clear signal as the eastbound "Chaleur/Ocean" arrives at Charny, the station for Quebec City
BNSF 7592 climbs Stevens Pass entering what appears to be a tunnel of trees at MP 1722 just west of Scenic, WA and the Cascade Tunnel. This train is an empty oil train with 2 units of the point an... (more)
"Reminders of the Past"
After 146 years of serving the United States as "The Greatest Show on Earth", the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus has clo... (more)
Hauling a cut of hoppers, Montana Limestone Company’s EMD SD50F Nos. 5438 and 5404 are framed by MLC’s limestone loader at Warren, Montana, on June 24, 2016.
The Pickens Belton job returns from the Greenville & Western interchange to deliver three boxcars to Packaging Corporation of America in Honea Path.
A long exposure from a VIA Rail dome car shortly after stopping at McBride. I was one of six people on this 2 car service to Prince George that day, a great passenger experience.