All derailments are unfortunate, but this one on the MRL near Rivulet, MT was particularly unfortunate when a derailment on the edge of the canyon put three Boeing fuselage loads over the edge and... (more)
With dark clouds and storms surrounding Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 17, 2014, a westbound BNSF coal train snakes along the Missouri River in scenic Lombard Canyon on Montana Rail Li... (more)
The ever so famous Potash Turn exits the west end of the 7,050ft Bootlegger Tunnel with a pair of GP40-2s and two cars. for Potash. While it use to be a Friday event, he train is scheduled to run ... (more)
One of the big 9000 class three cylinder 4-12-2's hauls a freight west of Sidney, NE. No photographer name listed on slide.
So far this summer the Anchorage area is off to a wet start with plenty of rain and more in the forecast. So, in searching the archives I found this shot of a southbound coal train at Bird Point o... (more)
One of SQMs boxcabs hauls a load of nitrate down to Tocopilla, which you can see in the background. In about a kilometer, the train will arrive at the reverso switchback, where they need to run th... (more)
An ABB set of E units move past Canal st. in Downtown Chicago. Photo taken by James D. Hediger.
Three NS GE locomotives help hold back a 200 car loaded coal train as it descends the grade between Princeton, WV and the junction with the former N&W at Oakvale. The 100 foot tall trestle here ca... (more)
The deck of the CN Barge as well as the CN tug just prior to beginning the loading process. This barge is a bit unusual as it actually contains a switch on the deck. The CN Barge makes a round tri... (more)
A Veranda turbine helps Big Boy 4020 with a reefer train over Sherman Hill. Photo taken by Jack Pfeifer.
Remote Control Known as the RCP-C or “sled”, this former pulpwood flat car has been modified to act as a remote control platform. With an electrical cabinet on the B-end and multiple unit... (more)
JLCX now HZRX 8542, 8534 and 8555 have been parted out and handed over to the scraper and will soon meet their demise. A fourth 90 was cut cut a few weeks later.
Photographer- my Father- Guy Lisowski.
Amtrak's Boston to Washington DC "Patriot" derailed at 2:40 PM while traveling 70 mph 10 minutes after leaving 30th Street station in the southwest Philad... (more)
Not quite a diamond! The tracks leading to Exporail's main hall do not usually connect to an outside line. So when the Dominion of Canada was to be switched in and other equipment switched ... (more)