A Detroit Edison coal train is parked at Lowellville, OH presumably on PLE trackage. The U30Cs and SD40s borrowed EMD's demo scheme from the SD45 era circa 1966.
BLE 871 and 862 are parked outside their diesel shops at Albion, PA. The BLE chose a unique headlight setup for the short hood, and also had unique sand fillers in the nose.
Penn Central SW1500 no. 9224 is parked at Ashland Avenue with NYC caboose 21023. This trackage, or at least some of it belongs to the Chicago River and Indiana Railroad, one of several transfer ro... (more)
The nasty March weather is fitting for the condition of Rock Island 265, a GE U28B locomotive. The unit is waiting ist next assignment at the Rock Island engine facility at Inver Grove Heights, MN... (more)
The Canadian takes a breather near the summit of Kicking Horse Pass as it waits in the siding for a westbound freight. This was taken prior to CP's project to double track more trackage from Lake ... (more)
CN SD50F 5408 and mate spend a cool snowy night at Chilliwack, BC as blizzard conditions stop traffic of all kinds in the Fraser Valley and Canyon. It will take a few days for things to get back t... (more)
The Soo Line local that operated between Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire, WI was handling some switching chores at local industries in Eau Claire. It also served the large Uniroyal plant in the back... (more)
Global cooling was the name of the game as minus 22 degree weather greeted EL 3652 and SD45 3603 at Burlington's Dayton Bluff Yard. CB&Q was proactive in making run-through agreements for motive p... (more)
Little snow, but icy conditions greet ten year old PC 2653, a U25B built in December 1965, and a pair of Southern Pacific SD40s at Penn Central's 56th St. Yard in Chicago, IL. In a few months 2653... (more)
A cool, icy day greets a trio of Santa Fe GP7s about to go to work at Corwith Yard, Chicago, IL in January 1976. The lead unit is in "dress blue" and was a stem generator equipped unit w... (more)
BNSF 5940 leads an eastbound Montana Rail Link empty coal train across the causeway at the Frog Pond west of Trout Creek, MT on a blustery fall day. The train is making its run from Hauser, ID to ... (more)
CP 8804 leads a coal train into Elko and will turn west here and follow the Kootenay River into Ft. Steele, BC on its way to Roberts Bank.
CP 9819 heads a grain train west along the Elk River south of Sparwood, BC on its way to Ft. Steele, BC.
DNE 28 lets off a little steam (and smoke) at Duluth Union Depot as it prepares to take the Northern Pacific Railway Historical Society on a tour to Two Harbors, MN and back.
BNSF 6802 and its westbound train get a roll by at Winston Hill siding by the crew on BNSF 6139. This Montana Rail Link train is on its last lap into Helena, MT.