There always seem to be cars with families enjoying the mountains where Swarthout Road crosses the BNSF Railway mainline in the Blue Cut area of Cajon Pass. Perhaps that is why the railroad has s... (more)
Terminal Railroad Job #101 is just departing Madison Yard with a transfer to Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard.They will return light power as the A&S delivers to the TRRA at Madison.
After a busy night at the mill, the 2100 Bowater tied down their units in the outside yard in the middle of the night. Just after sunrise the pair of GP9u's await the 0900 Bowater crew to resume s... (more)
Just in case you were wondering...no, you aren't welcome in the Provo Yard. No matter...a muddy dirt road that is a public thoroughfare passes smack dab through the middle providing the enterpris... (more)
During the last few days Frontier Yard was still operating at full speed, a yard job is seen working the North Yard. Frontier has since become a ghost town, with some block-swapping in the South Y... (more)
To help celebrate her new excursion career, the 765 pulled a short freight train for members of the Fort Wayne group, and the Hoosier Valley museum.
The Dubrave coal mine still used a class 33 Kriegslok 2-10-0 for their daily operation in 2008. The output of the mine is 2600 tons of coal daily. As my knowledge of the Bosnian language is very l... (more)
Power of the daily Hamilton-Nanticoke and return Steel Train enjoys the morning off in the bright winter sunshine (finally!). Note the creative use of scrap rail.
Cutting through Maryland Heights and crossing the Potomac River, CSXT 5315 rolls past the former B&O station at Harpers Ferry while the railfans watch on.
The pedestrian traffic crossing the double mainlines is so bad, as in near hits and idiots, that it's no surprise here why this was painted on the rails.
The DPUs on the Colorado Springs Utilites Empty Coal Train pass the unknown railroad property sign, ok yes its ex DRGW, at Chemical, Colorado, on its way west.
In the 1900's this wooden Arch building housed weights and pulleys that could raise and lower a 100 foot hinged ramp by as much as 8 feet to load & unload freight from the many steam locomotives t... (more)
French version of the "No Trespassing" sign and an ageing diesel railcar, soon-to-be retired
"Stay outta here!" However, BNSF allows railfans to park off of McClure Road at the west end of Eola Yard here, just stay on this side of the signs!
These signs have recently been placed all over Rochester Yard, most likely due to railfans not respecting the property.