Meeting of the shortlines GEXR 580 is making another run up the hill after stalling out due to wet rail and heavy tonnage, meanwhile OSR sits on the south industrial waiting their turn.
Yard Days. Facing the morning sun LHF, Aiken Railway's nice looking GP30 rests in the yard office during its Christmas break. Barely visible behind 4202 and closer to the office, GP30 4201... (more)
A welder inside Union Pacific’s De Soto, Missouri, car shop repairs a freight car truck side frame on September 28, 2011. Even through a welders mask, there’s a slight resemblance to a famous joll... (more)
An old leftover from the N&W era, a PL style Dwarf, stands on the spur of Belews Creek Steam Station. This Dwarf stood for over 43 years at the yard entrance to the plant. It along with the north ... (more)
A eastbound BNSF empty coke train crossing over the North Fork Skykomish River on the eve before Christmas Eve.
A overhauled Union Pacific autorack is in the middle of the painting process inside the paint shop at UP’s De Soto car shop in Missouri on September 28, 2011. The car has been sandblasted down to ... (more)
Freshly-minted grabirons, still glowing hot after being formed to shape by blacksmith David Ragsdale, rest on a nearby cooling rack inside Union Pacific’s car shop at Desoto, Missouri, on Septembe... (more)
Inside Union Pacific’s car shop at De Soto, Missouri, on September 29, 2011, blacksmith David Ragsdale shapes the end of a grabiron moments after removing it out of the electric furnace seen in th... (more)
Morning Reflections. This EMD GP30 takes a well-deserved holiday break at the Aiken Railway yard offices and “reflects” on its work for the upcoming year.
The Decatur Junction sits tied down south of Elwin with a high hood GP9 leading.
Chicago & North Western covered hopper No. 490304 is in the middle of an overhaul at Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri on September 28, 2011.
Bloomer GP10 7549 rests for the night in Gibson City.
An ETR job heads west to Ojibway Yard in Windsor, Ontario. At this spot the ETR line crosses the old CASO Subdivision and Detroit River rail tunnel entrance aka "the cut". The CASO was built by th... (more)
Vintage SBB Ee 3/3 electric switcher No. 16410 (built 1947) protects SBB parlor car 101 "le salon de luxe", parked at the end of track 6 during an event at Zürich HB (Zurich Main Station).
After losing the #4 traction motor while pushing the NS 756 to Belews Creek Steam Station, the NS 8721 has the motor replaced with an axle for the trip back to the repair shop in Roanoke.