Following up Monday's Green Mountain Railroad freight #263 snow moving venture through the Green Mountains, VRS dispatched GMRC's Russel snowplow, X106, Tuesday, to clear the rest of the line and ... (more)
A Canadian Pacific manifest train sweeps around the famous Morant's Curve in the heart of the Banff National Park.
A Classic Lineupin a scene unchanged since the early 1950s, Nevada Northern 4-6-0 #40 simmers in the engine house ahead of this weekend's winter photoshoot, standing next to a line ... (more)
Two feet to the quarries. Maine's 6-mile Monson Railroad existed primarily to move slate from quarries in the Monson area to a connection with the Bangor & Aroostook Railroad, where it coul... (more)
MILW 131 (and Bi-centenniel 156) hold the main at the east end of Beverly, WA siding. Soon westbound train 201 will take the siding and 131 will continue east to a crew change at Othello, WA. Note... (more)
For the model railroaders out there, here is proof that you can run red and yellow with red and silver together. C30-7 leads brand new GP60M 109 and a couple blue bonnets on a hot shot intermodal.... (more)
Let There be Light
In the beginning, the desert vista between Williams, AZ and the Grand Canyon was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface. We had been forewarned days pri... (more)
Late on a summer morning, BN's Albany to Pasco manifest crosses the magnificent timber trestle near Helvetia. This bridge is part of the the former United Railways line over Cornelius Pass. Lead u... (more)
A BNSF grainer rolls around the horseshoe curve at Caliente and is about tackle the 2% grade to the summit at Tehachapi.
With the servicing stop near Cajon Junction, UP 4014 leads Big Boy 4014 and the UP steam program's support cars upgrade toward the towering Mormon Rocks as the massive 4-8-8-4 continues on its jou... (more)
On a windy afternoon, Montreal-St Albans Vt (NECR) is heading south toward the United-States at St-Valentin.
A Decade of Difference in DesignOn a smoggy day in Los Angeles, California, in June 1976, a three unit set of SDP40Fs is combined with Amtrak E9A 419. This lashup was most likely o... (more)
Fresh Paint!The whine of dynamic brakes breaks the silence of the Mojave Desert as a quartet of recently rebuilt GP60Ms (now called GP60M-3 by the railroad) bring BNSF Railway train... (more)