The 16-cylinder 7FDL16 from Union Pacific GE AC4400CW 6704 sits on the shop floor after removal from the locomotive. It pretty obvious which cylinder or two had a defect or problem as much of it i... (more)
Winterail has come and gone, but the trains still roll on. At a point about halfway between two elevation gaining horseshoe curves about 3 miles west of Summit, a short 9 car Hauler creaks and gr... (more)
A quartet of Watco-owned ex-Norfolk Southern EMD SD60s assist 96 loads of West Virginia coal across the Virginian Railway trestle at Slab Fork on the second day of spring. The early spring foliage... (more)
Windmill towers westbound. Windmill train CN L307 has 50 windmill towers spread over 75 cars as it approaches a crew change Turcot West with Dash8's BCOL 4611 & CN 2103 for power. This trai... (more)
It's pretty rare to get a photo of the eastbound and westbound "Canadian" trainsets meeting, let alone in these parts! However, #1 was running over 17 hours late and is seen cruising dow... (more)
T237 and Q303 at the Triple Crossing.
Erie Mining F9 4212 passes the fire station at Taconite Harbor in September of 1987. Most of the train is still unloading ore at the facility there. Although much of the rail is still in place, it... (more)
While not a Big Boy, UP Challenger No. 3985 was the next best thing! Here it is, disguised as the "Clinchfield 676," as seen through a 135mm lens somewhere along the old Big Sandy Sub.
A Southern Railway double header charges through the town of Rossville, GA passing the Peerless Woolen Mills complex. This was a tough shot - trying to find both a place and a crop to showcase bo... (more)
NYSW GP40 #3040 leads NYSW plow #93 back north through Marshall, NY after plowing the Utica Branch between Utica, NY and Sangerfield, NY.
With heavy snow falling, 24M shoves it's train into the Lombard St intermodal yard, as it ducks under CSX's Sparrows Point Industrial Track.
The NS 272 heads south on the "Punkin Vine" in an unusual Spring snowfall.
The engineer of the 117-year-old Mikado Class 2-8-2 #4501 gives the locomotive more throttle as it pulls a mixed freight consist into Grand Junction in Chattanooga. The train is pulling a mixed fr... (more)
GECX C40-8W 7333 pulls train X310 through the south yard at Jasper to make a pickup at the east end. These lease units (former CSXT C40-8Ws) are supposed to be "trail only" however this ... (more)