Coast Starlight on the coast in daylight! On the afternoon of August 22, 2017, we catch the Amtrak Coast Starlight northbound through Goleta, California just outside of El Capitan State Beach Camp... (more)
NS 740 splits between the Soy Bean fields in Claremont
When you get to Copper Creek and the light is straight on the head end....go to the air! Q696 crosses over the high bridge at Copper Creek, passing parallel to the NS Appalachia District below.
A late 15T makes an appearance south of the 91.5 detector with an extremely short train.
NS train 16T makes its way across the high trestle at Dovel Hollow with an interesting mix of engines.
Taking advantage of a 20 minute burst of sunshine timed well with the Bellows Falls switcher in route from Riverside yard to Bellows Falls, the CLP 306 is highlighted by foliage that has only just... (more)
The sun is setting on the St Lawrence River Valley as Canadian National #2343 brings up the rear of a lenghty potash unit train from Western Canada to New Brunswick. CN #2262 & 5793 up front, CN# ... (more)
The #8099 looks right at home as it leads westbound Catawba empties (Plant Marshall-Bailey Mine) across the upper loop of High Fill on the Old Fort Loops.
The Shops Never SleepJust because night has fallen doesn't mean a railroad shop can hang up the tools for the day and go home. The Juniata Locomotive Shop is a 24/7 operation, and t... (more)
Heading west with a pair of ex BNSF Dash 8-40CW, Canadian National #401 leans into a curve at speed.
Coming Around the MountainOne of Norfolk Southern's AC44C6M units, rebuilt from a D9-40C by GE Fort Worth, leads an empty coal bucket out of the west leg of Horseshoe Curve. The Cur... (more)
It's a Chicora Thing: After working Penreco and Sonneborn on the Northern Sub, BT-3 crosses the "Iron City" trestle, one of three trestles on the line en route back to home base.
Destined to Farnham Yard, Central Maine & Quebec Job #1 is heading through Adamsville
Fall is starting to arrive in the Shenandoah Valley as NS 15T makes it's way south to Shenandoah.