GATX tank cars came in a seemingly unlimited variety of sizes and paint schemes, for many specialized loads. Here a car of SCM titanium dioxide rolls through Emmaus, Pennsylvania.
In the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, Boeing-Vertol produced the US Standard Light Rail Vehicle. A total of 275 articulated railcars were sold to Boston’s MBTA and San Francisco’s MUNI. The LRV’s w... (more)
Built Like a Mack Truck
That phrase was very much a part of the fabric of Allentown, Pennsylvania, home of the world headquarters of Mack Trucks. Although I grew up about twenty mi... (more)
A gon passing at the right time. A well-placed gon on CN 310 at right allows met to get a fully lit lead unit on CN 149 as it departs Turcot West after lifting platforms on track 29. Power ... (more)
"More M3 Junk"
Snowy Morristown... a winter storm had dropped a heavy blanket of snow the previous night. M&E MP15DC 2378 and a string of tank cars are covered in white fluff.
4 car set of Bombardier M7A cars destined for the Metro-North Railroad. The cars were built at Bombardier Transport Canada, La Pocatiere, Quebec.
Union Pacific Steel Gang work train heads westbound after some track work in the Seacliff area of the Coast Route in Ventura County.
Shoving a dimensional load. A crewmember rides the rear of flat car QTTX 130706 as a transformer gets shoved towards CP's Lasalle yard, with CP 2262 pushing as they pass through Lasalle Sta... (more)
During the fall of 2017, Railbox 40188 went in to the TTX freight car shop in North Aiugusta, South Carolina, looking tattered in an old tagged Rbox scheme, but emerged as a rolling cancer awarene... (more)
Wreck repairs are being made to WPSX coal gon No. 1626 at Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri on September 28, 2011. The damaged side has been removed, with the aluminum pieces cut up and... (more)
Glinting fuselagesTwo Boeing 737 fuselages follow the power of a westbound BNSF train back on to the main line at West Winston, Montana, at sunset on June 29, 2017. These fuselages are ... (more)
After spotting cars at Spears Plastic, the empty car is rolled down a slight incline past the switch on the main. 1374 will then enter the main, hookup, and Highball Santa Paula for Oxnard.
GMTX 721 is busy shunting cars inside the GATX car repair facility adjacent to the Union Pacific West Colton yard.
232 528 will lead the military train from Immendingen to Rottweil.