Big Boy 4017 is being looked over by two enthusiastic fans at the National Railroad Museum.
A westbound hopper train rolls through Matewan... er, Thurmond. The classic West Virginia town has been selected as the set for the movie Matewan, which tells the story of a mine labor conflict in... (more)
Test Xtra #637 coasts onto the Hell Gate Bridge clearing the west end of CSX's Oak Point Yard with ACS-64 #638 kicking up the filth of the Bronx.
Locomotive Traxx AC3 LM # 187 009 of Bombardier is pulling train 69854 of Swiss Rail Traffic (20 loads, about 1600 ton) from Niederglatt to Basel Birsfelden Harbour. The locomotive is a substitute... (more)
Metro North AMMO hauls a short loaded ballast train past Harlem 125th Street Station while heading north from Grand Central. Powering the train is one of only two existing Brookville BL14CG locomo... (more)
UP 8115, 7693, 8681 & 5433 lead 25lds 92mtys, 6437tns, 7916ft. UP 5381 yet another repaint out of NLR, is the lone rear DPU. I love the way the nose looks on these repaints, I wished they would pa... (more)
NS 11A passes by Altoona Pipe and Steel. The company provides metal fabrication and railcar repair. The building was originally part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's 12th street shops.
A Union Pacific Big Boy and Pennsylvania Railroad GG1 are two of the icons of American railroading displayed at the National Railroad Museum.
Ex-MKT unit (via PNC) leading a great looking set of power on what was then a rather decrepid railroad.
UP (Ex-MoPac) SD40-2s 4298, B4253, and a sister, hold the siding with the Austin Local. They are waiting for an extremely late ... (more)
The hulk of Soo Line GP30 703 rests behind a little Davenport switcher, the "Chipmunk Express," at the Colfax Railroad Museum.
A short transfer job scoots up Steelton Hill in far western Duluth. Now that spring is here work has restarted on CN's realignment and double tracking project on this route with a nearly 2.0% grad... (more)