The St. Croix Valley sand train approaches a rural grade crossing with a single SD40M-2 working hard. Locomotives:SCXY 1326 SD40M-2
The St. Croix Valley uses an SD40M-2 to switch out sand cars at the Titan Lansing Transloading facility in Harris, Minnesota. Locomotives:SCXY 1325 SD40M-2
We're on the eastward track heading west while the Ford train passes on the westward track...both train are on the wheel house curve(Milwaukee Road terminology)as the wheel shop of the now closed ... (more)
An eastbound (BN 52?) exits the east portal of Tunnel #2.
The helpers on an eastbound freight (Q640?) split the new signals at Sand Patch. Sand Patch tower was formerly located where the red dirt is to the right.
NS C35 Throttles Up at Leets after C28 experienced engine trouble ahead. The engineer kept the train at a steady 1-2 miles an hour for a good 30 minutes or so and never brought the train to a stop... (more)
8137, 4571 & 4585 pass Folkston with a southbound manifest train, 24 Nov 2017
As smoke from the raging Thomas Fire fills the sky, UP 9906 leads a rail train south out of Carpinteria for Seacliff where it will meet Amtrak 769 before continuing on to Oxnard. The sun, trying i... (more)
Dusk has arrived as a pair of matched Union Pacific EMD SD60s lift an eastbound UP 12th St Yard to A&S Gateway Yard transfer job over the rough industrial scene of St. Louis' riverfront. The train... (more)
Southbound below Sunbury , at Steileys Campsites.
A Burlington Northern local freight powered by two SD9s flies along U.S. Highway 2 east of Floodwood, Minnesota, on a sunny October 19, 1985. They sounded good too!
Two Burlington Northern SD40-2's lead a westbound autorack train over the Cutbank bridge.
A Union Pacific coal load storms up Logan Hill at Converse Junction. On the Antelope Mine lead a BNSF coal load prepares to depart, with a classic quartet of EMD DC traction motors....
An eastbound freight rolls across Goat Lick Trestle, Sheep Creek Trestle to the railroad, in Glacier National Park southeast of Essex.