One of Conrail’s former Erie/EL E8’s escaped the fate of its roster mates, who gave up their prime movers to the DeWitt Geep RS3 re-engine program. Shortly after the consolidation, Conrail’s mana... (more)
A southbound ethanol train rolls out of Tunnel 15 at Orlando, KY with freshly-painted IC 1031 leading the way. Tunnel 14 can be seen in the distance with the train in between the two ridges. The t... (more)
The day job heads west under the Sauvie Island bridge, to St. Helens after switching trains at Harbor Siding.
Looking more like a model railroader's dream than a real working railroad, Pan Am Railway's Waterville, Maine yard can often appear fictional. With power from recently-arrived SAPPI-3 in the hole... (more)
Pair of GP9U's (fitted with air filters on roof) and a SW1200 slug sit in CP Agincourt Yard.
After a morning 'Fulda flip' an eastbound flanger returns to Truckee, passing through the snow caked pine groves near the old SP station of Cisco.
Another cold day in the High Sierras draws to a close but the action is just beginning for the Union Pacific Railroad. Throughout the day, the Truckee-based Jordan Spreaders were working to clear ... (more)
MOW service SD40-2 sits near the turntable at KCS Knoche Yard. This engine is remote controlled and is used on work trains. The marker lights on the snoot nose are an addition since the last tim... (more)
Like a bug drawn to light, someone just has to stand on the yellow line. The engineer blows the horn as a warning, and it distracts the man from his phone long enough to decide to back away. Appa... (more)
WB Rock Island Train on the main at Blue Island
One of two Lehigh Valley C420’s to retain its 1964 as-delivered “yellow jacket” paint scheme, now-D&H 413 leads a train west (D&H north) from Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... (more)
The last operating GG-1s to visit Harrisburg, if I'm not mistaken. NJT 4877 and 4876 have just pulled the Lancaster Chapter NRHS "Farewell to the GG-1" special from Harrisburg-Philadelp... (more)
The Willis née Sears Tower dominates the view of Chicago, as seen from Amtrak's railyard in the city.