With the sun just starting to peak over the horizon, IC 2699 leads eastbound stack train Q120, as they pass the turbines on the approach to Amherst, Nova Scotia.
Western competitors wait for the torch out east.
Not your normal day in Willbridge Yard after a semi-truck managed to drive of the highway.
Sold for scrap!.... The CP Rail MLW M-636 that was on static display in Farnham for several years will be cut up for scrap this spring. The caboose has already been sold and gone. The locomotive ... (more)
A unique small 3-axle industrial switcher is surrounded by larger locomotives at CN's Proctor locomotive facility. The switcher was en route to a grain elevator in Thunder Bay, Canada. FWDX 0002 i... (more)
Twenty Cylinders, No FlaresHeading west on Santa Fe's Third District is a short freight (not unusual on the Santa Fe in the 1970s) of primarily piggyback cars. Lead engine 5672 is ... (more)
ATSF 59L Facing restorations at the Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco, Texas.
It sits quietly on a warm spring early evening.
"Pulling Manhattan Beer in the Sunset"
New York & Atlantic Railway's RS-20 pulls east out of Manhattan Beer Distributors on the Bushwick Branch during a mild sunset. Powering the train are... (more)
A Southern Railway whistle sign stands at a tilt waiting for another train that will never come to blow by it on the SB line.
The Alaska Railroad crew aboard train 125N is seen backloading the CN-bound barge at the Port of Whittier with GP40-2s 3012, 3006 and GP38-2 2004 doing the honors. The trio of flat car spacer/idl... (more)
The days of the old N&W CPLs are numbered, as seen here at Webster. In some locations, such as Bonsack, the new "Vader" signals have already gone up and the CPLs come down. In others, su... (more)
METRA Bi-Levels at Dubbers Spur - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - A set of four former Chicago Northwestern (later METRA) cars sit on Dubbers Spur which is adjacent to the De Anza Desert Resort ... (more)
In what will be the last move to VC Summers of the Schnabel Car, NS 052 takes 1 final Steam Generator Vessel up to the plant to be installed.
Freshly pained GP30 2467 waits as the day's Tuck Train passenger disperse around town for the layover.
Link to old paint scheme: http://www.railpictures.net/photo/502483/
Bird view of Roanoke Station and the Virginia Museum of Transportation.