I was surprised to stumble onto this locomotive "storage" line on the west side of North Yard. The line consisted of NRE gensets and GEs (at the far end). No. 1231, the genset closest to... (more)
Dressed up for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, MCRY 1256 sits in front of the historic CNW depot in North Freedom.
SEPTA's sole ALP-44, No. 2308, arrives at the upper deck of Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. The unit was one of 33 built by Asea Brown Boveri of Sweden between 1989 and 1997. Of those, 32 went... (more)
On their first eastbound break-in run from Conway to Altoona, Pennsylvania, Conrail SD80MACs 4100 and 4101 are seen passing the South Fork Tower. The set would make another set of runs breaking i... (more)
An empty dump train approaches Westmoreland Coal's Holton mine for loading.
If you haven’t seen the Iowa Traction RR. in person you might not believe it really exists. This Iowa shortline is the operating remnant of a genuine beside the road electric interurban right out ... (more)
11 Pakistan Railway Engines wait for NS to free up power to start their way towards the NS Youngstown Line.
Ogden Shops in 2009 was a real museum of sorts, with numerous locomotives from many points in the CP Rail story on hand. While not as glamourous as those stored by the steam shop, this certainly ... (more)
End of the Line
An excursion on the Octoraro Railway has been led by former TP&W RS2 202 from Oxford, Penns... (more)
As night settles over Avery, ID, one of the brakemen that will be working the train behind him looks over his car list. Behind him, other Milwaukee Road employees discuss tonight's operations. The... (more)
Northbound coal loads approach East View Cut near Waynesburg, Pa. The train was loaded at the Federal #2 facility, located just over the West Virginia border on the MGA's Miracle Run Branch.
One of WNYP's Alco C430's takes loads from the wax plant at Farmer's Valley along the old Pennsylvania Railroad Buffalo Line at Eldred, PA.
The Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company shuttle crosses Bloody Tanks Wash. The lead unit is ex-MP 1126.