Amtrak train #3 flies down the former Santa Fe towards Albuquerque, NM. Seen here passing history on a pole, the Southwest Chief doesn't mess around. Also note, the westbound semaphore for the mai... (more)
J780 navigates the curves and grades of the west end of the Indiana Sub.
Classic code line poles still stand in service along the Lake State Railway, framing southbound Z127 as it splits the searchlight signals at Munger Road near Highland, Michigan. A pair of EMD SD50... (more)
J780 throws up some oil smoke and lights up the CPL's at West End Butlerville.
A pair of GP40's are singing in the rain as J780 accelerates out of Butlerville in a downpour.
J780 has a decent consist in tow as it blasts through Medora on the former B&O Indiana Sub.
Canadian National's GT Heritage Unit leads a BCOL C40-8M across the CFE and NS Chicago District mains in Valparaiso, IN.
NYC began an ambitious program in the late 1950s to convert its multiple track mainlines to CTC. This included the Toledo-Elkhart mainline through Bryan, OH. CP 341 controlled the crossing with ... (more)
J780 reverses into EE Butlerville on the CSX Indiana Sub. Old relics of the B&O still guard this territory.
On May 20, 1990, Burlington Northern 2nd 107 cruises west along the pole line at Shabbona, Illinois, on the C&I line between Aurora and Savanna.
Five NC&StL F7's in the lead of a long manifest, preparing to leave Memphis, Tennessee on February 15, 1959. A Hugh Comer photo, from my collection.
Norfolk Southern train 68N, an as-needed Chicago, IL to Corning, NY frac sand train passes the derelict code line poles in Dale, NY as it makes its way east.
Q576 slows to walking pace as it approaches the CMPA diamond in North Vernon. CPL's and telegraph lines are visual reminders of what the Indiana Sub used to offer railfans.
One of my favorite shots and experiences of the Lake State was this Z127 hammering back towards Wixom here at Buckhorn Lake Rd. The train is loaded down with a hefty 131 cars and 7300 tons. These ... (more)
Perhaps The Very Last Time. Metrolink cabcar SCAX 671 leads test train 501X slowly through the community of Glendora as it passes the now inactive, canteliver signal bridge here on the Pasa... (more)