ON a cold snowy day NS 098HAs Vale Locomotive # 258 bringing up the rear of the train of 10 locomotives to be delivered to Brazil
Laramie was once a busy terminal, where eastbounds picked up helpers for the climb over Sheman Hill and westbounds dropped them off. But four years after the last Union Pacific steam engine tied u... (more)
Four Armour Yellow EMD's haul the MWCNP east through Afton Canyon.
Patches of a previous snowfall remain on the ground and more is coming this afternoon in March, 1964 as Alco-GE GTEL 58 climbs Archer Hill east of Cheyenne. The turbine will take this mixed freigh... (more)
The original bridge over the Des Moines River at this location 3 miles west of Boone was constructed by the Chicago and North Western from 1899-1901, and eventually was named the Kate Shelley Brid... (more)
All in the family: Running on Santa Fe’s half of the famous Joint Line, Forth Worth & Denver F7A 751-A with 9,500 hp worth of EMD first-generation units lead a northbound Colorado & Southern freig... (more)
In the last glowing rays of the day the fresh orange paint of ICG 7738, a Paducah built GP8, glows extra bright. 7738 transformed over the past two years from a rag tag painted donated unit to a s... (more)
UPY 625 (GP15-1) and UP 9769 (Dash9) team up for an afternoon of sorting freight cars and agitating the feeding pigeons, who have found the yards to be a veritable buffet of contents spilled from ... (more)
It's an interesting morning at the BNSF engine servicing facility as we see a visiting Citicorp ES44AC and a newly painted lime green SSRX 9525 (GP38). In the background the BNSF is moving a stri... (more)
Mostly every railroad operation in North Jersey suspended operations the night before with reports of a massive blizzard dumping two feet of snow or more ac... (more)
With the emergence of remote control engineers, there appears to be no need to man the control tower overlooking the Union Pacific's North Yard - at least I have yet to see anyone up there. I bet... (more)
Alco RS-3 1040 was built in March 1950 as Delaware Lackawanna & Western 902. Broad street tower is visible in the distance.
CSX Q022 balsts through a snow bank at Front Street in West Springfield, MA.
36 Years ago today!!!!
Conrail GG-1's 4806-4865 are south bound on the NEC with train CRWA-7, at Clonia, NJ. 1/27/1979