Roaming through some tight curves and close bank sides, Q186-21 heads north with a special unit on the point. Still in the famous original Santa Fe Warbonnet paint, BNSF Dash 9 engine #656 comman... (more)
The Soo 1003 charges south through Avalon, WI with engineer Ken Ristow at the throttle. It's headed for Chicago and points south as part of a fundraiser for Shriner's Children's Hospital and a spe... (more)
NS SD60M #6768 sits at the Norfolk Southern Juniata Locomotive Shops for PTC installation and upgrades.
The thunder rolls. On a cold stormy day in Northern California, Union Pacific 6662 guides a heavy MNPRVX around the Williams Loop, east of Quincy. At over 7,000' in length, this train easily has t... (more)
With the entire length of its train visible, UP 8697 hustles a Roseville-bound manifest up the final miles of grade through Monolith and toward the summit of Tehachapi. Following its crest of the ... (more)
Built in November of 1959, 752 an ex-Conrail 7527, PC 7527, NYC 5972 continues to be a work horse on the Winchester and Western roster in the Virginia Division. This and an assortment of other fir... (more)
DPUs bring up the rear of a northbound BNSF grain train descending down the Tehachapi Loop in the moments after sunset on a warm summer day.
LA&L 428 busts through the snow at the Papermill Road crossing in Avon, NY on December 26, 2017. There was some decent snow accumulation on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, so I had to go out and ... (more)
As the first sunset of the new year fades away, a hot Chicago to Los Angeles Q-train races down the grade into Seligman before starting the climb out towards Yampai Summit. BNSF 4200, a Tier IV cr... (more)
And it was said, let there be light! UP 2673 breaks through the morning mist at Monolith and into the first light of the day as it leads a Roseville-West Colton manifest downgrade from the... (more)
Historic Consist. On this day, near Columbia, SC, we had an amazing consist on what usually is a fairly humdrum daily train, NS 192. It was led by a BNSF SD70 MAC in the older paint scheme... (more)
With spring in full bloom, a westbound empty grain train rolls through Prichard, W.VA., on NS' former Norfolk & Western Kenova District in far western West Virginia.
The stillness of the Frog Pond near Trout Creek allows for a nice reflection as BNSF 6310 leads an eastbound coal empty across the causeway on Montana Rail Link.
The sun just made it above the horizon as two K36 passing Lava tank.
New England Central Railroad’s St. Albans, Vermont to Palmer, Massachusetts train 324/611-05 exits the Bellows Falls tunnel with the NECR SD40M-2 quartet, NECR 3474, 3405, 3478, and 3475.