BNSF 5755 leads a westbound unit-sand train bound for the expanding oil field facility in Wellington, Utah. The 79 car 11,000+ ton train has the assistance of two DPUs on the rear (SD70ACE+Citra... (more)
Oh no, stop, end of track ahead! Actually, not to worry; this set of new Rio Tinto ES44ACi locomotives are undergoing validation tests on the GE-FW test track at Justin, TX, and have just reverse... (more)
After a run from Decatur to Chrisman (with work at Tuscola), the DREI tied down at Grapevine Road on the Danville Subdivision, allowing for some pictures. The crew will then go from here back to D... (more)
Peak Foliage all around at Ludlow as the Slurry train slowly comes through town with the Big red SD70M-2 leading another red GP38-2 and an Ex UP GP38-2.
"The Standard Railroad of the World"
Though gone for 50 years, there is still a plethora of infrastructure built by the Pennsylvania Railroad that still exists today. T... (more)
Three Maine Central U-Boats, all acquired secondhand, will be working uphill as they depart Gardner, MA, with Boston & Maine train MERU (Mechanicville, NY, to Rumford, ME, via B&M/MEC). Lead unit ... (more)
Amtrak F59PHI 467 leads a line of 6 F59s under the famed Chicago Skyline as night falls. These units may soon belong to Metra.
As AMTK 189 (P42DC) lead a triple headed California Zephyr through the Denver Yard at slow speed the baggage car and a sleeper car jumped off the rails. Both trucks of the baggage car jumped but ... (more)
Santa Fe "Kodachrome" merger unit 5966 east leads two GP30 merger units and 3 other SF blue units on a heavy manifest train near Blue Cut in Cajon Pass on a beautiful November afternoon.
Rio Tinto 9133 pauses briefly near the end of track off of Justin Cemetery Rd before reversing back to the GE plant. Already there are 2 of these tarped and prepped for shipment.
Mt. Washington Cog Railway, Bretton Woods, NH
"It's an October blizzard here in Nebraska!" are the exact words of the conductor on this sand train as it plows through a rare October snowstorm.
Uncommon Power on CSX Local
Some uncommon power for this CSX local freight out of Attleboro: a GP40-2 and two ex-New Haven FL9Ms. CDOT 2011 and 2026 were purchased by the Cape Cod Centra... (more)
NS 1801, the soon to be second SD70ACC rebuilt, sits at the Juniata shops in the midst of its rebuild, prior to its yellow and gray paint scheme.