The Rocky Mountaineer takes a trip up the ex BC Rail near Glen Fraser, BC. The train has just rounded a 14 degree curve and passed under the wooden highway 99 overpass. The locomotive is a GMD bui... (more)
Older power idles behind the Albina engine house.
KCS on the Moffat Two Kansas City Southern SD70ACE Belles lead a westbound up the Big Ten curves.....Kanasa City Southern units always add a splash of color to the Moffat Road on there inf... (more)
Late in the day, a Delaware & Hudson set of power backs to its train in the west end of Allentown yard. There are two lightning stripe U23B’s in the consist, but the Lehigh Valley heritage is in a... (more)
A trio of Penn Central E44s march south on the long straightaway through Monmouth Junction, NJ, on the point of a westbound freight. This was still an active commuter stop, but the headless goosen... (more)
"The First of the Original 100, Last one out"- NS 7299 was the first of the Original 100 UP SD9043MAC's to go into the SD70ACu program, but after having many of major problems it was the... (more)
GTW 6323, the final GTW steamer to run on GTW rails, rests on indefinite static display in Barn 9 at IRM.
Double-stack trains are an integral part of today’s railroad scene, but they were cutting edge in the mid-1980’s. Most west-coast and southeastern ports were served by rail lines that could accomm... (more)
A Delaware & Hudson Potomac Yard train prepares to head west from Allentown yard on the East Penn line. Within a little over a year, many elements of this scene will disappear as part of Conrail’s... (more)
6 in 1! Hard to do outside of a yard of station. In a rare instance, all 5 throat tracks of WUT are occupied, and even a WMATA Metro train is passing.
Pool power was rather common on the Sunset Route in Tucson, and sometimes I would see a train with more than an ample amount of power. Here is UP 4816 west, followed by UP 3293, UP 5584, UP 9417,... (more)
Which of These Does Not Go With the Others?
At first glance, it appears that Conrail EMD’s are leading on all lashups waiting to go west from Allentown Yard. On closer inspection, ... (more)
Cable laying ship in the background. CN 4707 & CN 7054 are crossing the Lachine Canal with cars received in interchange from the Port of Montreal. In the background is the cable ship IT ... (more)
FEC 713 leads NS 2717, the NS "Brick" 38, and the NS Geometry car north across the Crane Creek bridge in downtown Melbourne. The short geometry train was pretty quiet approaching the br... (more)
Central Maine & Quebec 1006 North, has just cleared Junction Switch Brookport as it is approaching Farnham Yard on steamy afternoon.