7am and still virtually dark on a freezing foggy November morning in Fuxin, China. SY Class No 1378 is ready with a loaded train of coal. Once scenes like this were common all over the world certa... (more)
Lohrbach and Larson keep an eye out as they head for Stinson, while the large BNSF served Peavey elevators tower in the distance.
Anglo Platinum C30 # 3002 (ex-Sheltam 3002) pushes its train of 20 hoppers into position at Rustenburg Platinum's Thembelani Mine, to start loading ore.
It takes lots of little trains to keep a blast furnace running. At left CWRO 206 works the C5 blast furnace switching bottle cars while up on the high line CWRO 211 holds back a string of coke car... (more)
The morning coal train on the Deseret Ry. ran a little earlier than usual today. This resulted in an empty departure that allowed a shot of its E60 in a full nose lit position. So here it is less ... (more)
GCFX 6033, ex-CN 5120, is half way through loading the first 50 cars of their train at the Cardinal River load out.
Union Railroad SW1500 6 shuffles about and around in the Camp Hill piping mill on the McKeesport Connecting trackage. Camp Hill is formerly part of the National Tube Works, which is now barren lan... (more)
A low mounted headlight SD70ACe leads 93 platforms of double stacks along the Carquinez Straits and past the gigantic Conoco-Phillips refinery in Rodeo.
Norfolk Southern’s Cement Secondary is an interesting collection of former LNE and LV lines that are worked out of Allentown Monday through Friday. Passing through the massive plant in Nazareth, t... (more)
Ex Conrail Q SD80MAC 4595 rolls eastbound on the connection with CSX freight Q406.
The day's first train load of copper ore is seen here about to unload in Hayden. The cars have slots about two feet up from the bottom which allow the copper to fall onto a awaiting conveyer belt.... (more)
American Beauty switcher 107 disappears into the vast confines of the the American Cast Iron Pipe Company plant adjacent to Finley Yard in Birmingham.
The Auburn bound Capitol #536 shoves East towards the huge Conoco-Phillips refinery.
The massive Conoco-Phillips refinery continues to do its thing while a Westbound stack train bound for the Port of Oakland rolls along the edge of the Carquinez Straits.
One-hundred-and-thirty-nine platforms of double stacks roll West into the setting sun along the Carquinez Straits with the massive Conoco-Phillips Refinery hard at work in the background.