While the wind blows crisp cold air and white fluffy clouds through the sky, a BNSF intermodal below continues to slowly climb the Tehachapi grade and is rounding the new curve that passes around ... (more)
Headlights illuminate the overpass over I-72 just west of Springfield that used to carry the now abandoned CNW SI Line over the highway. Despite being in decent shape and hosting several trains a... (more)
CP's Kenmare Wayfreight battles the blizzard of 2016 near Carpio.
BLW 26, a 0-6-0 switcher is putting a grand finish to its first year of service since being restored. Pulling the annual Santa Train on the former D&H main line now called the Carbondale main, it ... (more)
A friend and myself ventured out the morning of February 3rd, 2017 with the goal of catching the once a week Loyall to Eastman coal train on the ex L&N Cumberland Valley. After arriving at Hagans ... (more)
Railroading is about time. And that means work can happen at any time. Locomotives need coal, water, fire and people to work. We can thank these folks for their work so that we may see wonders suc... (more)
Although there has been no snow accumulation in the last couple of days, heavy winds have forced BNSF's hand and kept this Burlington Northern rotary plow in operation to clear incessant drifts be... (more)
The former Baltimore and Ohio Valley Line, from Harpers Ferry to Strasburg passes along the floor of the Shenandoah. In Charles Town the line crosses the former Norfolk and Western at grade and is... (more)
Looking through the crumbling ruins of a stone and concrete building in the ghost town of Siberia, California, is a view of Santa Fe SD40-2 No. 5134 leading an eastbound across the remote Mojave D... (more)
Sunset at Fox Lake. Just a minute or two of daylight remains as a local SOO Line Freight runs eastbound across the causeway just south of Fox Lake, Wisconsin. The power this evening is the... (more)
A light summer rain shower is gently falling on the the sleepy railroad community of Sadieville as northbound manifest No. 376 races for Cincinnati.
A P42 comes down off the pit at Ivy City to await a train it will take out of town southbound.
Tennessee Pass—2015 Like a grave site bouquet, flowers begin to grow between slag ballast and rusty 136-pound rails laid by Rio Grande in 1970’s, as nature slowly reclaims what is hers ... (more)
A new era. The interior of the first Viewliner II Diner to enter revenue service is a welcome, warm and contemporary atmosphere. These cars will ultimately replace the last of the Heritage... (more)
The switch heaters are working nicely at the Claycomo Spur turnout off the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub.
Yep, it's that time of year again, folks.