TTX is rebuilding many of their 48 foot well cars to 40 foot cars at their shops in Jacksonville, FL. Here is a shot I took of an employee welding the ends back to the middle while on a tour of th... (more)
While a MLAUPAS grinds upgrade in the foreground an empty coal train slides down from Mullan Pass to meet in the siding at Austin. The drama of mountain railroading is well displayed on the east ... (more)
HEPX 200 and 79640, both owned and operated by a Hydro One crew, move a transformer load from Hamilton, Ontario to Milton, Ontario where it will be installed.
A Boeing 737 fuselage takes a ride on the railroad. Before they ever fly, Boeing 737s make their first trip by rail, including a ride through the Cascade Tunnel on Stevens Pass in Washington state... (more)
A former Burlington Northern EMD SD70MAC no. 9685 leads a BNSF GE C44-9W no. 4405 on this long empty crude oil repo train at Highland, CO. The train will round the curve ahead and meet a southboun... (more)
Freight cars begin to get offloaded from the barge and into Greenville Yard. There is a method to unloading; one string at a time, taking four cars off one of the side tracks first, before taking... (more)
In August, 1973, stock cars were still in use on the BN at Livingston, Montana where these two were spotted. The NP car has had its roof walk removed, and the GN car is not lined-out, that is, co... (more)
A pair of matching Geeps idle just east of the Fairbanks shop building as we roll out of town at 0820 on the southbound Denali Star bound for Anchorage some 355 miles south. In the foreground we a... (more)
Howitzer M-109 from Swiss Army reaches Bière barracks on rail. The standard gauge flat car stands on four narrow gauge wagon carrier trucks, one per each standard gauge axle.
As Southern Pacific train CIPTT (City of Industy CA to Portland OR Trailers) passes us while ascending Cajon Pass, we get a good look at the Swift Trucking Roadrailers that make up this train. Wi... (more)
A pair of Boeing 737 fuselages take a ride west over Bozeman Pass.
The mountains seem to create their own weather, which caused a rainbow on an otherwise sunny day.
End of train somewhere on the Joint Line