The low winter sun has risen enough to illuminate the rails for the passage of westbound Rio Grande train #187. Tunnel Motor #5404 leads the 5 unit set.
With white flags flying, a clean NYSW SD45 F45 pair depart Little Ferry with a passenger train
Conrail train SEPY (Selkirk - Potomac Yard) is operating on CSX trackage as it crosses the massive bridge over the Susquehanna river
A blue U34CH. In 1993, SEPTA acquired a pair of ex Erie Lackawanna U34CH units from NJ Transit. They were used to provide extra service during a major rail construction project. One of t... (more)
Only lasted a year. NYSW ALCO #206 was rebuilt and placed into service in early 1985. Unfortunately, it only ran for about a year before suffering a major engine failure and being permane... (more)
Unusual power for a stack train !. A westbound stack train is still working hard on the climb out of Needles. The B23-7 - C30-7 combo is certainly not typical power for a stack train !
Tehachapi Loop. Santa Fe C30-7 #8092 is leading a southbound 961 train as it completes to loop at Tehachapi by crossing over itself
Early BNSF paint scheme. BNSF #811 leads a westbound through Abo Canyon. Note the large "BNSF lettering on #811 - applied during a recent repaint.
A pair of vintage CN boxcab electrics have assisted a VIA train on the "underground" portion of its departure from Montreal. The train is stopping to remove the electrics and send the F... (more)
Winter on Sherman Hill. ON a clear, but frigid day, a solid APL stack train is climbing Sherman Hill eastbound behind C36-7 #9004. The train has just exited Hermosa Tunnel.
Last Run of the Crusader. The Crusader was a high speed streamlined train operated by the Reading RR between Philadelphia and Jersey City. Over time service deteriorated to a pair of RDC... (more)
A quartet of Wabush Lake RS18 units are seen with a long westbound empty ore train. The train was picked up from the QNSL at Ross Bay Jct and is headed for the mine at Wabush
A BN C30-7 in the desert. Displaced from coal service by the ubiquitous SD70MACs, older worn out BN power found its way to the Santa Fe. Here, the BN green contributes to a colorful trio ... (more)
Conrail only had 2. The PRR bought 2 customized SD7 units for the 5.98% Madison Hill line in Indiana. The 2 survived into the Conrail era and were eventually assigned to yard/local servic... (more)
In one of my first photos as a young teenage railfan, a pair of Conrail E44 electrics speed eastbound through a heavy snowstorm. The train is operating on the '"Trenton Cut Off', a 48 mile l... (more)