...or is it St. John's River Bridge? The debate continues, as they call it by both. At any rate, it's almost impossible to get a locomotive of this class leading here, so you celebrate in the ov... (more)
In December 2022 the U.S. Army and the Military Railroad Society operated Operation Sergeant Santa at Fort Eustis, Virginia. This event featured hour long day and night rides on privately owned pa... (more)
A WWII M4 Sherman tank stands sentry over the Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW1500 as it runs back to the yard for the day.
With Peppermint Day Festival going on just North of the yard, I was able to capture fireworks from this vantage in the preceding minutes prior to Q010 passing. It seemed only fitting to to blend t... (more)
It's a beautiful summer evening with fire in the sky to stop at my favorite piece of rail equipment on Fort Lee. While she might look big, a Krupp V5 German railgun nearly twice the size sits in ... (more)
Stopped by one of my favorite locations at Fort Lee on a foggy morning. While she might look big, a Krupp V5 German railgun nearly twice the size sits in a museum on base. The placard at the bas... (more)
Via Indiana or Kentucky? That is the question on how CSX wants to sometimes run trains from Louisville to Cincinnati.
On this day it was the LIRC as the Spirit of the Armed Forces
1776 leads Q57... (more)
UP SD40-2 3593 was painted in Desert Storm camouflage in 1991, to acknowledge UP employees who took part in the Persian Gulf War.
To commemorate the Union Pacific employees who were also active military reservists, UP painted SD40-2 3593 (ex-UP 8084) into this distinctive camouflage scheme. A plaque listing all sixty-six of... (more)
To commemorate the sixty-six Union Pacific employee/reservists who were called to active duty for "Operation Desert Storm," Union Pacific painted SD40-2 3593 (ex-UP 8084) into this disti... (more)
CP SD70ACu #6644 sits on display for Train Days at Saint Paul Union Depot in Saint Paul, MN. Photo taken 6/5/21.
6644 on display 6-6-21
NJ Transit Salutes Our Armed Forces. On Saturday, December 11, 2021, Train 1931 (Meadowland Shuttle), ALP-45DP 4502 made its first appearance in its new wrap in service to the Army Navy Gam... (more)
Forty-five minutes after arriving at the eastern end of BNSF Railway’s Barstow Yard, train Q-NSABAR6-20’s power cutoff and moved to the engine facility. Canadian Pacific SD70ACU 6644, which w... (more)