An export coal train en route to the coastal ports of Virginia eases past Milepost 3.6 on CSX's Logan Subdivision in Barboursville. This interlocking is one of the last remaining control points on... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits the Santa Fe semaphore signals at Wagon Mound on the afternoon of June 7.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief rolls east along the outskirts of Raton, N.M., at a track speed of 79 MPH.
Former Denver & Rio Grande Western EMD GP30 No. 3011 is one of the many unique Rio Grande artifacts collected at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden. Here, a faded Rio Grande logo still spreads... (more)
Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 J-Class No. 611 leads the Roanoke-Lynchburg round trip excursion westbound past the N&W CPL's at Blue Ridge, Va.
A string of EMD and some GE locomotive sit in Norfolk Southern's storage line at Roanoke, Va., during the morning hours of May 8. 2016 was a tough year for Class I railroads, idling older locomoti... (more)
Norfolk Southern GE B32-8 No. 524, formerly numbered NS 3524, sits in Progress Rail' Roanoke facility where it, along with a fleet of retired boxcars, are being scrapped. NS retired much of its B3... (more)
A manifest freight gets head room in Canadian National's Homewood Yard, sporting former Bessemer & Lake Erie No. 878 on the head end.
Ready. Set. Go. Metra's evening rushhour lineup sits near Amtrak's Chicago and Metra facility near downtown.
An afternoon Metra commuter is posed in front of the Chicago skyline in a typical spring day in the windy city.
A Canadian Pacific local switches a fleet of covered hoppers on Duluth's south side.
A Wisconsin Northern local switches a few covered hoppers near the town of Bloomer, Wis., on a few spring-like day in the Midwest. The matching pair of EMD GP15-1s are being assisted with a push-p... (more)
An Illinois Central EMD SD40-3 leads an ore train into the yard near Proctor, Minn.
Climbing the grade near Fairbanks, 146 loads of ore make their way toward Two Harbors under the lead power of four classic, and matching, Canadian National EMDs.
CN's uniquely built former DMIR ore cars roll through Hoyt Lake on CN's Iron Range Subdivision to Two Harbors, Minn., slicing between a pair of searchlight signals.