Southern Railroad of New Jersey GP9 No. 100 rests at the Farmers Exchange in Woodstown, the last major shipper on the line (major, in this case, meaning a handful of cars per year). In a few days ... (more)
Milwaukee Road train 261 the XL Special derailed between Doylestown and East Rio at track speed due to a broken rail caused by severe cold temps.. The auto-racks were on their way to the new auto ... (more)
Northbound UP wind generator tower train on main two was heading into the morning sun adjacent Spruce siding on main one where a southbound BNSF coal load was waiting for it's passage. At this poi... (more)
Slowly grinding up the grade out of Kingman, Ariz. is an eastbound military train carrying transport vehicles. As it rounds the large, swooping curve of Antares, all of the vehicle align together ... (more)
A decent looking warbonnet hold down yard duties at Cicero Yard as an eastbound suburban races by on the main line in the background.
WJ Riegel Rail Solutions performs track maintenance on the Albany Port Railroad in front of the large Ardent Mills facility. The specialized ballast hopper is built by Hudson ROI Equipment Inc wit... (more)
Eastbound freight passes NS yards with all the stored power and more than 200 brand new, unused coal hoppers waiting for their first call to duty, perhaps delayed by the drop in coal business.
A load of 56.9 M wind generator blades has been loaded and waits for the IAIS crew to pull the loads and bring in some empties. The blade are bound for the UP in Des Moines, Iowa then on to Amaril... (more)
Now here's something you don't see every day - a loaded coal train passing four bruised and battered oil cans on their way to the scrapper.
Two log flats, loaded and ready to be shipped to the Kykenkee lumber mill in Vance, AL. The John Deere knuckleboom loader has made short work of the two flats, which will be picked up by a NS crew... (more)
Not sure whether these people riding on a freight train are hoboes. More probably, this train carries cattle and these men are shepherds. Note that the car doors are mai... (more)
At sunrise on January 6, 2011, BNSF's Denver to Chicago Z-train flies eastbound at Barr, Colorado, with the morning sun silhouetting UPS “pup” trailers headed for the Windy City.
A hobo? No... security guard... To assure no coals are be stolen, a guard is running with the train to control...
It's a busy day for railroading in downtown St. Louis today. In the foreground, the Union Pacific 12th St. Yard has several trains occupying the various tracks, waiting to be transferred to other ... (more)
The newest product of Stadler Rail, the "VSHST" (Very Short High Speed Train) for lines with low passenger demand ;-) No, this is a joke: 2 cab moduls with simulator of the future "... (more)