This is the view south from the Lafayette Road overpass in St. Paul on a blustery winter day. A Rock Island transfer disturbs the birds as it passes northbound towards Westminster Junction with s... (more)
Dramatic skies begin to brew as Montreal-St Albans Vt Canadian National #324 passes a farm south of St-Blaise Qc. Trailing locomotive CN 5657.
On the Road to Alturas - Under threatening skies a view of a cattle crossing on the former Southern Pacific Modoc Line looking east towards Alturas California from the grade crossing at Cle... (more)
We're in the siding at Watertown on train 254 for Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha. We've got quite a locomotive consist today.
The lead loco is a fugitive from LINES WEST back here for quite a re-b... (more)
Past dual ditching projects. A very long CN 120 (704 axles) is exiting Taschereau Yard with CN 8010, BCOL 4612, CN 2146 & CN 2267 for power up front and no DPU (a rarity recently). It is pa... (more)
Michigan's Steam Railroading Institute North Pole Express train is seen arriving at the 'North Pole' (aka Ashley, MI) with the big Pere Marquette 2-8-4 Berkshire strutting her stuff on the evening... (more)
The CN Executive Train rolls down the runaround track at Waterloo Yard as L571 begins to double up their outbound train for Fort Dodge. One of the switch engines is also parked on #9 track for the... (more)
The guys that ran this operation were all ex-MILW guys as were most of their locomotives.
Designated E8Am by Santa Fe, this brace of power is fit to lead a Chief.
“Sippy Cup Takes the Hill”
Sippy Cup?! You say “Sippy what?!” Yeah,... (more)
In some nice storm light, CN 2444 leads train 406, as they head through Apohaqui, New Brunswick.
Freshly rebuilt and reclassified as an SD60-3, 6304 sits on the whisker track at the Nahant Roundhouse showing off its new paint and re-incarnated beaver logo.
The engineers seat in Union Pacific SD70AH No. 1943.
A FILTHY SP unit ! A westbound stack train passes Joliet with a mixture of SP and CSX units. I would have been happy with any unit in the consist leading - with the exception of the one ac... (more)
Cold and Windy night in Northern Indiana as Amtrak Wolverine service train makes station stop in Hammond.