The Death of an Alco - After hitting a crossing packed with ice and snow, the #3002 derailed and rolled on its side. Eight days later sister engine #3004 hit a crossing packed with ice & snow at ... (more)
A thunderstorm that has blown in the from the east is sending reddish-colored lightning down to the ground right on top of the Sunset Route at the far eastern edge of Tucson. If memory serves me c... (more)
The mountains of Tibet, where a new railway was opened in july 2006. This train is headed for Chengdu, 3.360 km and 46 hours away. The highest point on the Tibet line is at 16.640 feet (5.072 m) -... (more)
Cattle truck got hung up in the ditch swinging a right turn and with the cab stranded in the path of a loaded rock train. He got lucky enough to be able to drive the truck away after the investiga... (more)
Savannah & Atlanta 1065, Norfolk Southern's tenth heritage unit, is posed fresh out of the Progress paint shop in Muncie. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corporation. For more i... (more)
Just before sunup in frosty downtown Keystone, W.Va., NS's Interstate heritage unit shoves train No. 776 up Elkhorn Grade, with locomotives in notch-8, awakening the sleeping mining community on a... (more)
Crossing the Nuese River near New Bern, NC in the early morning.
While looking from just the right angle, one could argue that TRRA sponsors a bit of rooftop running in downtown St. Louis
The latest in Norfolk Southern’s DC to AC conversion program is SD70ACC 1800, seen here fresh out of the Juniata Paint Shop in Altoona, PA. Original built in 9/1994 as EMD SD70 #2537, 1800 was reb... (more)
Stuff happens! You've heard the news, here is the visual. CP 8628 was the mid-unit on the westbound, and CP 8874 was the lead unit on the eastbound.
First unit of a 15 unit order testing on the EMC Test Track in London
Two Southern Pacific units pose next to each other at Brightside Yard, home of the Niles Canyon Railway and GGRM. This was a night shoot put on by Vic Neves, producer of the popular railroad phot... (more)
An immaculate Class 24 leads an eastbound mixed frieght across the Kaaimans River Bridge.