This westbound intermodal with its three UP locomotives is about to disappear into the fog at 10:02 this morning. Canon 20D and 24-70mm lens.
After a 2 hour wait with no trains, the last light of day sees an empty garbage train heading West along the Columbia River
Two new locomotives head west.
VIA 15 passed through the ice storm in eastern Quebec last night.
Big meets small as the LS&M's GE centercab rolls a cut of empty Detroit Edison coal cars out of BNSF's Mikes Yard in West Duluth. The tourist railroad is storing a train of hoppers this winter as ... (more)
What attracted gricers from around the world to this obscure line was this viaduct, which had an almost surreal quality about it, especially in the hazy lighting that is typical of this area due t... (more)
Movie stunt train once belonging to the Santa Clarita Railroad (SCRX) performing a stunt with a Pontiac Firebird. Note part of vehicle firewall on right side of the locomotive.
Santa Fe 800 East crosses the Colorado River at Topock.
New GM70, EMD's SD70ACe Tier-2 emissions unit, was at the EMD Plant at LaGrange Illinois for more testing.
UH That'll Do! The sometimes not so glamorous side of railroading and some of the things that can happen. Here is what happens when the load out chute of a taconite pellet bin fails to close dur... (more)
Southbound Grangeville local crosses a wooden matchstick trestle north of Cottonwood
Oops! Somebody should probably tell the helper crew that you shouldn't put empty flat cars between the helpers and loaded lumber cars.
In the quietest moments of a winter storm, fire and ice converge in the tangled trackwork at Metra's busiest interlocking in the Chicagoland area.
This was the first time that the Rio Grande heritage unit led the Ski Train. Wind chill was well below zero, with high winds and fresh snow.
BNSF 5430 had to stop its trek up the pass on track 1 when it came face-to-face with a brush fire. The fire was located north of the tracks and just east of I-15. The firefighters seemed to have... (more)