Head up of the zombie trains of Eureka. SP 2872 was part of the North Coast Railroads fleet that hauled timber from Eureka to the Northwestern Pacific interchange at Willits.
The main terminus of the Northwestern Pacific was the yard at Eureka where the railroad meets the sea. The railroad once hauled forest products until washouts along the Eel River canyon landlocked... (more)
#1000! For my first thousandth uploaded, here's a personal favorite. Going back up to Portland from the Sacramento area, i decided to take the coast instead of the valley to see some of the landlo... (more)
Always looking for new angles. Recently restored to the schedule weekend only Amtrak 253 with P32AC-DM 707 passing the famous remains of a ship that ran aground near Fort Montgomery, NY as it appr... (more)
After a firey incident the night before, the UP 593 & chared UP 1407 sit just a few dozen yards away from the scene of the incident. The cause is still unknown, all that is known is the crew is fi... (more)
The roasted shell of the UP 1407 sits yards away from the scene of the initial fire. After a small derailment, a diesel fire ensued completely charing this former SSW unit. Thankfully no crew was ... (more)
Amtrak train A-920-1-05A creeps through Elk River after making multiple stops in inspect hot axles.
On May 29, Amtrak 7 collided with a John Deere tractor/sprayer in Bainville, MT. The end resu... (more)
Wrecked Amtrak P42 9 brings up the rear of a deadhead move in Morton Grove. It is likely that this was the 9's last trip on the rails before being scrapped.
The power for CP transfer job G41 (CP Bensenville to UP Proviso) sits after a manned Canadian Pacific switching job crashed into them. Once crews removed the cars that piled onto the 1885, the dam... (more)
Ex conrail 8635 rests behind a facility she serves in northeast Philadelphia, where the locomotive has seen service for many years. the locomotive still regularly comes to life to service local fa... (more)
Once a railroad town…Salida was once a railroad town, where Rio Grande had a large dual gauge yard, two roundhouses, company hospital and many other functions necessary for a busy divis... (more)
An assortment of power sits at NRE Dixmoor waiting for an unknown future.
Sitting in the backshop of Santa Fe’s San Bernardino Shops are half of the railroad’s TR4 "cow and calf" sets: TR4A 1418L and TR4B 1418A. Having worked most of their lives in Argentine... (more)
On the way to Winterail 1994, we caught a California Northern train switching in Williams, California. Once upon a time, Giant Orange stands like the one in the foreground could be found along hi... (more)
"Remains of the L&I SW"
The remains of Louisville & Indiana Railroad SW1200 #9321 sit in a pile at Gershow Recycling in Brooklyn as a Canarsie bound "L" train passes ab... (more)