Bogie change at the freight car. Now the crane is ready
While some locals might have thought there was a fire in town after seeing a constant plume of smoke rise into the sky, the crew of this morning's LOL30 knew it was one of their aging GP's. Having... (more)
ATSF 3751 is being prepared by San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society crew members for what could be her last outing before the clock runs out on her 15 year rebuild. The destination today wi... (more)
NS 4045 was leading train 103 to Enola on May 16th. The locomotive was recently released from Norfolk Southern's East End Shops, where it was rebuilt, and had not yet visited the paint booth in Ju... (more)
An interesting all Great Northern lash-up with in the lead GP35 no.3034, GP30, two GP35s, F3B, F3A and two Big Sky Blue GP9s are arriving Denver, Colorado on April 28, 1968.
C&O 3888 rolls off the end of 20 track. Failure to set a handbrake was blamed as the cause.
After the run to Tigard, Doyle's RSD-5 moves around the recently donated Cheyenne steam shop switcher, UPP 96 and the steam generator car "Little Boy" to make room for 4449.
In the pouring rain. CN 310 ducks under highway 20 a few minutes after the sky opened up and a torrential downpour began (with me on a busy overpass!). Needless to say I did get soaked, eve... (more)
The first two Amtrak Cascades Chargers to arrive in the Pacific Northwest, #1400 and 1403.
Good For 50mph....or not! As the sun rises over Saint John, New Brunswick, CN 2848 heads onto the Courtnay Bay spur, where it will set off it's loaded potash train. Conditions of the track... (more)
Brandnew SBB Train RABe 501 001, built by Stadler, made it's first test drives between Sulgen and Romanshorn
SP 4449 rolls over the Lake Oswego Railroad Bridge over the Willamette River, towing the train use to carry the Chairman of Genesee and Wyoming.
The end of the road for former Great Northern 435. 23 years later Utah Railway 6608, is being scraped out / parts donor. The cab will live on, for use in a commuter locomotive. This is taking plac... (more)
A nearly 45 year old SW1001 moves a D9-44CW around the Juniata Shops on the turntable.
Logs on Logs as the Harbor Turn rolls over the Holcomb Creek road. This train usually passes over this bridge and back in the night making a pretty rare day run due to track work.