This double-diesel was only two years into it's service life when John captured it at Council Bluffs in the summer of 1967. It's B-mate sits behind--Four motors, two bodies, one cab. For a closer ... (more)
The Milwaukee had a small facility at Council Bluffs with an assortment of power waiting for assignment when John dropped by.
First Great Westerns Laira based 08644 shunting at Buckfastleigh on Saturday 4th November 2017
D8568 arrives into the loop at Bishops bridge hauling the 09:55 Buckfastleigh to Totnes Riverside on Sunday 5th November 2017
The sun pops out on a weekend railfan trip to Council Bluff and John made hay at the UP terminal. He was in the Midwest for work assignment and had the weekend to explore, riding a Rock Island tra... (more)
Late on a silent night in rural Georgia, a line of former N&W GP9's sit on the Great Walton's Social Circle branch just south of Monroe. After their time of hauling freight across the Appalachian... (more)
A somewhat rare back-to-back pairing of both active units on the LM&M, GP7 55 and restored NKP GP30 901, rest in the small Lebanon Yard.
Great Northern NW3 #181, despite its paint showing signs of wear, still proudly stands guard next to the depot in Whitefish. The classic EMD was built in 3/1942, S/N 1720, and was restored and pla... (more)
A two-truck Shay steam locomotive sits in Columbia Falls not far away from BNSF's Hi-Line Sub. It's true history is uncertain, some sources identify it as GN 1 or GN 2769, but it's generally agree... (more)
Still sporting Milwaukee Road paint 42 years after being outshopped from EMD La Grange, WAMX 1598 basks in some sunlight in Columbia Falls as a storm clears the area. Built as MILW 475 in 9/1975, ... (more)
A faded and grimy former Northern Pacific SW1200 sits in Columbia Falls with covered stacks awaiting its fate. It was originally built as NP 128 in 7/1955, S/N 20321.
On one of my first outings with my new camera, I caught CN 5706 and CN 2239 hustling a southbound autorack towards Champaign and points south.
A two car set of CA&E cars heads west just east of the IRM.
On a beautiful Autumn evening, PanAm Railways OCS is seen crossing the Fore River in Portland just 13 minutes before sunset.
PanAm Railways FP9s lead their OCS through Danville Junction on their way to Rigby Yard in Portland.