In preparation for a weekend excursion, volunteers fill the tender and make final adjustments to the QJ. The train will run on both Saturday and Sunday to support fire departments along Iowa Inter... (more)
The California Zephyr heads though some wild and desolate terrain without many signs of life. This scenic area is strikingly beautiful.
Which of These Does Not Go With the Others?
At first glance, it appears that Conrail EMD’s are leading on all lashups waiting to go west from Allentown Yard. On closer inspection, ... (more)
After switching nearby Teknor Apex, B724 arrives in Leominster Yard so they can runaround their train and head back to Framingham. This 5-day a week local services the few remaining customers on t... (more)
On my way to see Dead & Company at the Gorge Amphitheater, i had to make a slight detour to check out the vintage EMD power of the Columbia Basin Railroad.
Late in the day, a Delaware & Hudson set of power backs to its train in the west end of Allentown yard. There are two lightning stripe U23B’s in the consist, but the Lehigh Valley heritage is in a... (more)
Eastbound empty sand train about to cross central expressway that is under construction to make more lanes under the trestle so motorist can get on the George Bush tollway. This part of the highwa... (more)
A brand new EMD SD75M is stopped as the second unit of an eastbound freight. The vivid colors illuminate a dreary day but I was never able to capture one of these new EMD units leading.
Santa Fe's hot eastbound TOFC train runs through drizzle and mist behind an A-A-B-A-A combination of EMD and GE road switchers.
The brand new first "Flirt 3" RABe 526 # 001 of StadlerRail for the Südostbahn is on a test run between Sulgen and Romanshorn, between Erlen and Oberaach. The Südostbahn ordered 5 of thi... (more)
Late afternoon sun illuminates an eastbound ATSF freight behind a solid blue-and-yellow consist. The lead unit is a former Amtrak SDP40. This was, unfortunately, the day of the Oklahoma City feder... (more)
Spokane, Portland & Seattle GP9 151 and F7A 802 on roundtable.
About 3 minutes ago, the brand new first "Flirt 3" RABe 526 # 001 of StadlerRail for the Südostbahn left the commissioning center Erlen for the very first time. The articulated lowfloor ... (more)
The brand new first "Flirt 3" RABe 526 # 001 of StadlerRail for the Südostbahn is on the first test run between Sulgen and Romanshorn, along the pond at Riedt near Erlen. The Südostbahn ... (more)