“Long Gone: CPLs, Cabin Cars, and a Friendly Wave”
With RF&P GP40-2 146 plus three on the head end, Chessie System/C&O extended vision caboose 903318 brings up the markers on CSX R172 ... (more)
One of the Caldwell's antique GP16 rebuilds, still in Family Lines paint and running light, crosses US321 in Hickory on the way back to the company yard.
Wearing a fresh coat of paint, American Sugar Refining's Plymouth switcher, assigned to their Baltimore refinery, pulls a cut of empty covered hoppers off the CSX interchange tracks, for loading w... (more)
Western Forest Products SW1200 #302 leads the afternoon Beaver Cover train over East Fork trestle on Vancouver Island. WFP's Englewood Railway remains the last logging railroad in North America.
Bringing up the rear of a southbound Union Railroad loaded ore train is URR caboose number 101 at milepost 2 along the North Bessemer Branch in Penn Hills, PA.
Bloody Nose and KodachromeA pair of EMD SW1500s trundle through Dolores Yard in Carson, California, on November 3, 1986. Besides the obvious difference in paint schemes (2575 is on... (more)
Not your Father's Scale Test Car Wearing the eye catching orange paint typically found in MoW cars, this former Pullman Standard 4 bay covered hopper has been reclassified to another use. ... (more)
Taconite pellets are not the only thing that steam in the winter as these gondolas full of hot metal shavings show in March of 2014. The Gons are in a scrapyard in Racine, one of the few industrie... (more)
A hospital train brings re-railed cars back to Butler Yard after a derailment. I'm surprised they didn't remove all the boxes from the Conrail van before they moved it.
GS entire roster and only caboose, Gloster, MS
"40 Years Later, Conrail Still Lives in the Bronx"
The Consolidated Rail Corporation, known to all of us as Conrail, was the Primary Class I railroad in the northeast created by the gover... (more)
Adam Farence Photo.
During the CN Family Day at Taschereau Yard, a specially painted boxcar welcome visitors at the entrance.
This car is noted as being the first all aluminum open top hopper built in the United States by Alcoa in 1931. It was the prototype car and is lettered Monon to reflect the heritage of the rail li... (more)