Usually running in pairs, GP35's are very rare to see east of Livingston, so seeing a quad set running on the main is basically unheard of. What amounts to the MRL's entire road fleet of GP35's (4... (more)
An SD45-SD35 combo in 2019 is quite unheard of! Digging in just west of Columbus, these two motors also saw service together on the I&M Rail Link. Definitely something special to witness.
Hearing all 40 cylinders wound up to get this train to track speed along a rising Yellowstone River was a wonderful sound... a rare sight in 2019!
PRR GE U28C 6531 (PRR 6520-6534) Photo from my collection, no photographer information on slide.
Consecutively numbered elephant style 40's dig in as they slide through the bluffs near Columbus. Certainly a nice sight considering all 4 new ACe's are on property at this point.
Seaboard System 6808 leads 7246 past a coal train near Columbus, Ohio.
With the temps reaching 101, open doors are the rule as the crew tries to catch any breeze they can. With a short train they will have a good run to Helena as they curve around the scenic Yellowst... (more)
A lot dirtier than when it first started testing, a GE Tier 4 demo barrels down the 2nd Sub. It was incredibly peaceful listening to the burbling Yellowtone River, roosters and cows making noise a... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio EMD GP30 No.3035. C&O had 42 GP30 units renumbered 3000-3046.
After a snowstorm covered eastern Montana, the endless parade of westbounds over the MRL continued with this coal train charging west along the Yellowstone River.
The Union Pacific had these unique block indicators near many of their depots. These were at the Columbus, NE depot in June of 1989.
Southern Railway U23B 3915 with high short nose at Columbus, Ohio, December 30, 1988.
With a Pennsy schemed GP38-3 leading and another trailing, LIRC C122 crosses the former Pennsylvania Railroad Trestle over Flatrock River in Columbus, Indiana