The conductor is detraining to line the runaway track switch for movement up the hill.
2010 and 2011 were disappointing winters for me in terms of my typical Donner trips. In 2012 I was stationed at Langley AFB and I was blessed with the birth of my two sons in that time. All of the... (more)
In 2009 I had a series of good trips up to Donner Pass that resulted in heavy snow and a numerous opportunities capturing the flanger doing its thing and helping keeping the rails open. Here the 5... (more)
Eastbound on the former CPR Lachute sub.
Two GTW GP38-2s bring L508 up Byron Hill to switch Quad Graphics.
Local V79 running long hood forward through Price North Carolina
EJ&E 703 leads a short pulldown out of the west end of CNs Markham yard. Good to see the last J GP38 still wandering the rails.
One of the many United States Sugar Corporation Railroad locals returns to Sugar Yard with a cut of loaded sugar cane cars with GP38-2 404 leading solo.
Metro 1 dodger making a delivery to WSI.
A pair of Iowa Interstate GP38-2's pull the business cars west out of the Mississippi River Valley on an inspection train that ran from Rockdale, IL to South Amana, IA.
Iowa Interstate's RIRSW leads slug-first over the calm Mississippi River at sunrise on their way back to Rock Island after working the Wilton area.
Decatur and Eastern Illinois Railroad job 200 makes a pick up at the Union Pacific interchange at Tuscola.
NS P43 shoves down to the very end of the old HG to work State Line Scrap in South Gastonia.