I was advised by a friend that I should come down and photograph D791 across the wooden trestle in Harpers Ferry last night with the Shenandoah River in full view as the confluence of the river an... (more)
Flatcars loaded with brand new ES43ACmi locomotives for Indian Railways in India await pickup from GE Transportation's Erie Plant.
Following a successful event for the Union Pacific executives and some shareholders, the train is now enroute back to the Union Pacific and is passing through downtown Harrisburg, PA and the NRHS-... (more)
The steamer and the containers
As SNCF was not steam-locomotive friendly enough in the Bordeaux area, a steam charter had to spend the night in a friendly-managed container termina... (more)
It's longest day of the year and the CN yard at Virginia is full of ballast trains in a variety of lengths and car types. The cars are all loaded at the near-by Prindle pit siding where they crush... (more)
A third Roy Hill unit was just released from GE-FW today. Here, on it's 3rd validation run, it is being pushed at 5 mph by two differently geared CP AC4400CWMs.
Paint is deceiving, as this is a 1979 view at Brewster and the unit with NH and PC markings is now owned by Conrail and the commuter trains are under MTA management. Metro North was still 4 years ... (more)
GG1 4875 hums past the historic station at Newark, DE, with a southbound Amtrak ballast train. This elegant brick station was built in 1877 by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, a ... (more)
Situated between Fort Steele and Walcott Union Pacific's busy Laramie Subdivision cuts through a remote canyon, affectionately known by locals as Rattlesnake Canyon. Beneath the sandstone rocks at... (more)
THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL
A westbound is about to exit the Harpers Ferry Tunnel under Maryland Heights.
*Note, did clone out some wires*
2 BNSF trains meet at the winding and twisting curves of Cable on UP’s Mojave Sub. The manifest on the right had to wait for 3 trains but this was the last one, and luckily for me, the sun came ou... (more)
Test run of the new dual power (electro/diesel) locomotive Aem 940 # 003 from Alstom for the SBB, from Chavornay to Yverdon-les-Bains, near Essert-Pittet. Re 4/4 II 11118 is pulled as load.
Built at Electro-Motive Canada, Santa Fe GP60M 152 at CP Rail yard London, Ontario.
An Idaho Northern and Pacific local has just departed Horseshoe Bend after picking up a block of woodchips on the head end.