RJCP 7081 SD40-2 leads three brethren across Munster Road, along with an inbound NS unit grain train destined for the Ethanol plant at Clearfield, Pa. Coal has slowed considerably, and so the inb... (more)
SWP1 pauses at O&B Junction, awaiting the attention of CSX BA Dispatcher. In the meantime, a dump truck full of 2A Modified delivers the stone to a construction project along the SWP's FM&P Sub. ... (more)
The Engineer tops off his bean juice before another long night. Staged photo shot through a replicated brake gauge made of laser etched acrylic with laser cut needles. See more at vidivides.com
EMD's latest and greatest demo the SD70ace-T4 at the RSI show in BNSF's northtown yard. Here is a close up of the new nose/cab that EMD
designed for the tier 4. The cab is now angled out and has ... (more)
On a rainy dreary day NS U91 emerges from the cool confines of Jenny Gap Tunnel on its way toward Elmore Yard.
The prime movers of two SD70MAC's have been shut down after a successful load test, and blue flags removed, as the Alaska Railroads' Anchorage Shops return to peacefulness.
During a 92 day inspection, the brushes on the turbo lube pump were found to be in need of replacement. Mr. April gets cozy with the pump to make the repair.
This view of No. 17, the York, is from inside the Hanover Junction Pennsylvania station. There is the very real possibility Abraham Lincoln looked out at this window at pretty much the same scene.... (more)
An SCL Trainman recharges before the next call.
A quiet Saturday morning on a nice September weekend in the Paris Est station, as passengers board a suburban train. In the background, this is a CC 72100 with the controversial "En Voyage&qu... (more)
NS 165 makes it's way over the old Southern Railway loops from Old Fort, NC to Ridgecrest, NC on the S-line. Seen here exiting Lick Log Tunnel just before going through McElroy Tunnel.
During the 92 Day Inspection, one of ACWR's Locomotive Specialists, Rob Dickson (AKA Mr. April), inspects the batteries for proper fluid levels.