Between Portage and East Dubuque, the line was built by the Illinois Central back in 1865. The CB&Q acquired trackage rights in 1889. There are some conflicting reports who was there 1st and dates... (more)
A short UP manifest weaves through the west end of Bealville and across a partially lit Tehachapi landscape.
The Torrance Local shoves towards the lumber yard at the end of the Moneto Spur, passing the ancient PE wigwag at Denker. The crew, who were not regulars, were surprised by the old crossing signal... (more)
GALLAHER NM Aug 6 1982 -- Santa Fe SD45-2 5665 and an SD45 are on the point of a TOFC-COFC train as it traverses the Transcon in a vanishing point picture.
On one of their first runs a beautiful matching set of C40-8W's ATSF 814, 820, 816 head eastbound through Valentine, Arizona. They were nick name the corsair's for their unique roof design for coa... (more)
Panning shot of westbound train 406's leader, CN 9416, shortly after going through the town of Sussex, New Brunswick.
Due to a downturn in traffic, G&W decided that Utah Railway no longer needs the MK50-3s and will transfer them to the Kyle Railroad. After all six units were rounded up in Provo, two of them were ... (more)
With train M302 stalled on the Albreda Sub hill, empty grain train G834 was able to sneak by on the much steeper Robson Sub. Normally this line only sees westbound traffic.
CN ES44AC 2953 leads train G843 west on the Albreda Sub between Fitzwilliam and Grant Brook. The first 103 cars on the train are brand new Parrish and Heimbecker grain cars. Behind them was ES44AC... (more)
CN C44-9W 2566 cruises along the Edson Sub at 55mph with BNSF's G AVIKAL9 05 detouring on CN trackage from Noyes, MN to Vancouver, BC as F30541 05.
CNW SD40-2 6842 is sporting fresh paint as it gets ready to depart Itasca Yard in Superior, WI in October of 1993. These units looked good with the herald on the nose.
SOU 3304 and its two mates lead a mixed freight west on the former Nickel Plate Road Chicago-Fort Wayne line.
Working the Z Gas in the middle of a very busy automobile and pedestrian corner. Somehow train, car, bus, taxi, and people all manage to get along.
NS train running west down the Porter Branch splitting the signals headed towards Willow Springs.
CN C40-8 2007 leads detouring BNSF grain train X INBCSN9 28 over the Prairie Creek west of Hinton, AB on CN's Edson Sub. Trailing the CN unit are BNSF 9223, 7868 and 8095.