No matter if it is carrying a large load or waiting in the yard for its next assignment, this is on massive and impressive rail car.
Looking at the backend of Conrail 7136, it is unfortunate that it, along with the windshield of CSX 7001, has taken a beating. Taken with permission.
CSX 4697 and CSX 4688 wait for a clear signal to proceed south through the diamond at Plant City. CSX 4697 is the former EMD 7022, and CSX 4688 is the "Spirit of Tampa". In the distanc... (more)
Oops, the derailment just north of Highway 138 in Cajon Pass. Heavy rains cause track damage in the area, requiring work crews to repair the track. As crews were working in the early morning hours... (more)
The long, snoot nose of SP 8314 is easily seen as it sits in the Taylor Yard diesel service area.
The distinctive "snoot" nose of SP 8370 is on full display at the West Colton diesel service area.
It's a beautiful morning as NS 9770 and NS 9029 roll south over the Jacksonville drawbridge with train 209 destined for the FEC Bowden yard.
SP 6763 is not looking too good as it sits with other stored engines in the Los Angeles J-Yard. Note the backwards "3" and the numbers are missing in the other number board. There were over 50 U2... (more)
SP 9815 and EMD Lease 7011 demonstrate their power as they lift a heavy manifest train up the grade at Woodford siding, below Tehachapi Loop.
An assortment of Rio Grande power at the diesel service area on a beautiful July morning.
As night falls, an empty BNSF coal train, with CP 8781 on the point, waits for a new crew from Clovis, NM to arrive at Lariat, Texas. The train will then head north and get on the BNSF transcon.
CSX 2666 and 6897 wait to have their fuel tanks filled before starting their task of switching cars in the Wildwood yard.
Checking the fuel level on the CSX 6897. The process of filling the fuel tank took about an hour, with the Savage fuel truck driver checking the fuel level multiple times. When the tank was full... (more)
FEC 800 leads LNG fuel tender 300, and GE 3000 south across the Crane Creek bridge in downtown Melbourne.
FEC 704 leads two other SD40-2s north across the Crane Creek bridge in downtown Melbourne. It is rare now to see a solid set of three EMD SD40-2s leading a high priority train on the FEC.