Two freshly-rebuilt and repainted Chicago & North Western covered hoppers (Nos. 490213 and 490878) sit just outside the Union Pacific’s De Soto Car Shop in Missouri on the afternoon of September 2... (more)
Undecorated (almost) A Chicago & North Western covered hopper gets a fresh coat of gray in the paint shop at Union Pacific’s car shop in De Soto, Missouri, on September 28, 2011. Most o... (more)
On the mountain you run into all sorts of Railfans. This guy has obviously been waiting a long time for this train to arrive.
Hand loading of stone train by women.
Uncommon flatcar loads are heading west through La Porte Indiana. Photo by Jeff Stupar.
The DLWR crosses the bridge over Tonawanda Creek and heads towards the CSX interchange with their RS-18 for the day's work. Photo taken from grade crossing with permission. Locomotives:more)
Newly assembled and coated with fresh "white paint," this BNSF auto carrier has a load of brand-new vehicles inside its 89 foot bi level frame... A couple years ago or so their new auto... (more)
GATX tank cars came in a seemingly unlimited variety of sizes and paint schemes, for many specialized loads. Here a car of SCM titanium dioxide rolls through Emmaus, Pennsylvania.
In the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, Boeing-Vertol produced the US Standard Light Rail Vehicle. A total of 275 articulated railcars were sold to Boston’s MBTA and San Francisco’s MUNI. The LRV’s w... (more)
Built Like a Mack Truck
That phrase was very much a part of the fabric of Allentown, Pennsylvania, home of the world headquarters of Mack Trucks. Although I grew up about twenty mi... (more)
A gon passing at the right time. A well-placed gon on CN 310 at right allows met to get a fully lit lead unit on CN 149 as it departs Turcot West after lifting platforms on track 29. Power ... (more)
"More M3 Junk"
Snowy Morristown... a winter storm had dropped a heavy blanket of snow the previous night. M&E MP15DC 2378 and a string of tank cars are covered in white fluff.
4 car set of Bombardier M7A cars destined for the Metro-North Railroad. The cars were built at Bombardier Transport Canada, La Pocatiere, Quebec.
Union Pacific Steel Gang work train heads westbound after some track work in the Seacliff area of the Coast Route in Ventura County.