Freshly repainted Rock Island #2127 sits outside the yard office in Sumner, MS during a light rain fall. Yes, the unit is now classified as a C42-9. Rock Island made some software and horsepower u... (more)
Side shot of the cab of the former CN C40-8 that is now painted in Rock Island Rail Red & Yellow scheme. They still have to apply the speed lettering on the sides.
A trio of GE B32-8's lead Georgia Central L781 through Montrose Georgia as they heads east towards Dublin to meet and swap trains with L782. All three B32-8's are former NS units and are still set... (more)
Including a tiger-striped GP50 and one of a handful of B32-8s, an intermodal train is seen pulling into Clyde Yard. Tom Golden photo.
NIWX 558 is the engine of choice for the new Davenport Industrial Railroad which operates at the end of the Canadian Pacific's Eldridge Spur. The DIR currently operates a transload facility, switc... (more)
"Survivor" Former Conrail, now Penn Northeastern 8212 is seen during some rare daytime service along the former Bethlehem branch just inside of Lansdale, while SEPTA regional rail has li... (more)
CVR 8501 sits outside the Cimmaron Valley shops at Santana, KA for repairs that may never come. The unit began life as a LMX unit leased to the Burlington Northern. The unit were always known for... (more)
Eliminating the middle man. The twelve “Dash Eight and a Halfs” on the Norfolk Southern roster never quite made an acceptable or a notable presence on the railroad. On Monday, February 10, 2020, s... (more)
The last remaining GE C39-8 operating in the United States leads a short L160 east towards Lansdale after dropping about 30 ethanol tanks for storage with the East Penn Railroad in Telford. With t... (more)
Quiet Sunday morning at the yard. 5940 joined by B40-8W 573 in the new Paint of RJ Corman.
The crew will pull past Fesslers Lane RR Crossing then reverse onto the rest of its train.
The sun came out right at the right time. This was a fun train to chase.
The Desoto Turn heading northward to be positioned for the night crew to take it to Arcadia. It has been close to 30 years since I shot this train right here at this spot.
CVR 4042 at Satanta, KS