SP 6763 is not looking too good as it sits with other stored engines in the Los Angeles J-Yard. Note the backwards "3" and the numbers are missing in the other number board. There were over 50 U2... (more)
Metra has been 'gambling' with the addition of large-scale advertisements on their lead cab cars and, occasionally, their locomotives. This seems preferable to the Jimmy John's paint scheme recent... (more)
"Obstacles on the Bay Ridge Branch"
New York & Atlantic Railway's RS-20 stops just before the Bedford Avenue overpass on the Bay Ridge Branch to clear up some "creative" obstacles set up b... (more)
The CSXT has a limestone loader on the ex-L&N mainline west of Sinks, KY, off the CC Sub. The CSXT use 9 miles off this ex-mainline to access this loader on the west side of Mount Vernon. Here an ... (more)
Ready for the invasion? I've seen a lot of unusual MOW vehicles, but this is certainly one of the most unusual. The E&LS painted up this ex-military 6x6 in their GN inspired scheme, see here at th... (more)
I could have been much worse. On a rainy Thursday in Fort Collins, Colorado, the driver turned right as the train was approaching and missed the road, turning instead too soon and ending up on the... (more)
All in a Day’s Work
The Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern serves a small explosives manufacturing plant at Mount Carmel Junction, Pennsylvania. Since there is no runaround track ne... (more)
This is another of those shots I'd always wanted and just got luck this day and stumbled upon it. It seems a bit like honorary street running and just had an incongruous charm about it.
LaGrange, Kentucky is a small town that any railfan can enjoy. Between the street running, shops, and dining in town, it has the perfect setup. While I was eating an early dinner, I heard the fami... (more)
Train Truck Standoff
M&E 19 is street running down Monroe street on the Dundee spur on its way to the Dundee yard to pick up EL U34CH 3372, however it appears that a tractor... (more)
Amtrak's midday southbound Talgo passes the world's largest egg.
Here's one of the oddest units you'll ever see - a TP70. Built in December of 2015, FDWX 0002 was built on the frame of an HTC truck donated from SD40-2 PSWX (ex-CP) No. 785. Powered by a CAT 9.3 ... (more)
”There’s Something You Don’t See Every Day, Chauncey.” “What’s That, Edgar?”Saturday, April 15, 2017, was a bad day on the San Diego Subdivision. About halfway between Los Angeles... (more)
In the spirit of the circus train movement, the conductor of the Southbound light power is dressed as a clown. This light power movement provided a rare opportunity to photograph PAR 2 leading.