CP caboose 434640 kicks up the snow as a westbound freight storms through Yale, BC in near blizzard conditions. The train is transitioning from the Fraser Canyon to the lower Fraser Valley on its ... (more)
A westbound mixed freight approaches the Jamestown Road bridge, from which the photo was taken, near Portage, Pa.
The CNW came into Westminster Junction at the east end of the wye. Here, a westbound CNW train is traveling across the north leg of the wye to continue west. These former CGW SD40s have been re-... (more)
CP 5797's train kicks up the snow at Ruskin, BC after a President's Day (US) weekend blizzard piled up snow in Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the Fraser River Canyon. Although train traffic was ... (more)
Destined to the NECR Italy Yard in St Albans Vermont, Canadian National #324 is passing through southern Quebec farmland on a snowy morning.
“Ex Oriente Lux : Govan Crepusculum” ~ Heaven’s peaceful eye, rising, faithfully, effortlessly, paints its ephemeral pastel chef d’oeuvre as wispy clouds float across its crepuscular creation on a... (more)
On a very cold morning, -20 degrees, the Fairbanks yard sends a yard job the 15 or so miles to the North Pole to deliver some fuel cars to the former refinery now distribution center. Seen here at... (more)
22V is led by NS 8104 on home rails through Bethlehem PA.
Three-to-four and this coming-off-the-Columbia-Sub stack and its hangin-ten-high crew wait for a favorable approach at Latah Junction as the clouds drift swift overhead on a quickening breeze and ... (more)
Eastbound Q384, led by a pair of Wisconsin Central units, enters the cut approaching the west portal of Sand Patch Tunnel. Sand Patch Tower is in the left background.
With winter around the corner I thought I would flash back to the very snowy winter of 2011. On 2/4/2011 the WSOR Spreader worked west from Waukesha, WI to Janesville, WI. At Janesville the plow ... (more)
Heading BackDespite already having blown the railhead clear of accumulation on the westbound trip (south, really), the NBER's thrice-weekly train continues to leave a white streak i... (more)
"The Branch"The NBER operates the former Bald Eagle Branch of the PRR, or known to some locals simply as "The Branch." Built after a few failed attempts as the B... (more)
CP ES44AC 8713 powers train #118 at Hemlo, ON