An evening sojourn over the Susqhehanna, both train and sunset existing only but a moment.
Ladder - SOO 4414 tip toes down the west end of the Muskego- West Yard ladder in the Beer City. So many tracks, so little time.. Where's a Milwaukee FM when you need one?
Winding through freshly cut fields of grain, an eastbound train out of Coulee City is casting long shadows on the plain signaling that the day is coming to a close. On track restricted to 10mph fo... (more)
Pulling out of Davenport after a 45-minute stop to add some lube oil and fine-tune the SD45, it’s 42 miles to Cheney and the BNSF interchange to finish a long day. It’s not easy being a short line... (more)
Not very often you see lightning, stars, and the moon in one photo. As a storm rolls east over Regina, the skies begin to clear behind and the moon starts to take over the night sky. Stony Beach i... (more)
A late Empire Builder shows up at Sunset Falls with nice lighting and pretty decent water flow at the falls. Ansel Adams inspired "features" are the dark sky, the depth of field, and Zones 0 thro... (more)
Most of the branch lines in the Palouse were built with a "path of least resistance" philosophy: If an obstacle was encountered, find a way go around it or over it. This becomes abundantly clear ... (more)
Local stopping train Belfort 07:10 Vesoul 07:49
With storms building to the west, the last glow of the evening begins to dissipates as an eastbound priority train glides through Mesita.
Sun and Fog. Just after sunrise the yard job shuffles the deck with a string of autoracks at the NS yards in Fostoria.