A pair of GEVOs pull the modest sized Q198 into Newnan as it passes underneath the A&WP coaling tower that straddles the tracks here. This tower is one of six railroad coaling towers still standi... (more)
After a morning 'Fulda flip' an eastbound flanger returns to Truckee, passing through the snow caked pine groves near the old SP station of Cisco.
CN 2538 peeks out of the first Yale Tunnel on an icy January morning with an eastbound intermodal train.
There's just something about fall sunsets... Two BNSF units push their train westbound towards Kansas City.
Just like clockwork, commuters board an inbound Metra train at the Route 59 station along BNSF's Chicago Subdivision or the "Racetrack" on June 24, 2016.
A P42 comes down off the pit at Ivy City to await a train it will take out of town southbound.
The Sanctum of the Leviathans
A loaded coal train bound for Texas is working hard up the 1% grade on the Twin Peaks Sub near Abeyta. The train is currently near MP 241 between Barela and Trinchere. The Twin Peaks Sub runs from... (more)
Engineer D.S. on the CN 2417 eases UP train MCHPB slowly back into Villa Grove yard to make a setout/pickup.
The switch heaters are working nicely at the Claycomo Spur turnout off the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub.
Yep, it's that time of year again, folks.
"ALCO": a simple acronym that rolls off the tongue. The same one that will make grown men drive hundreds of miles only to take in the sights, sounds, and even smells that exit th... (more)
Following its return trip to Oakland from Sparks, NV, the privately owned passenger car "Virginia City" sits on the rear of Amtrak 5's consist as seen from the inspection pit running the... (more)
A dwarf protects the Big Coal Siding on a chilly Winter night after a little snow had fallen the night prior.
My last shot of the day and of the OTVR 1483 was appropriately a backlit sunset shot south of Lawndale. Originally built for the Nickel Plate Road almost 60 years ago, this veteran of the rails h... (more)
Next to the Trinidad siding and elevator, BNSF maintenance crews have stacked an interesting pile of stick rail which gave off a nice orange reflection in the day's last light.