Way back when, GPs were much more common than GEs or SDs, at least in my neck of the woods. That made this set of SDs a treat on a nice spring afternoon. In just a few seconds the operator will ... (more)
Members of the two long-range locals (46 is working just around the curve west of the depot) mingle at the depot, and a few hit the Coke machine in the old waiting room. If I recall, the sodas (d... (more)
In the early 1970s, the GP38 was the dominant loco type on the old Central of Georgia main through Opelika. Boxy, black, turbo-less 2,000hp - not very exciting. Anything else was a relief, but S... (more)
Running A5, BNSF 6402 brings it's train down the C&M in the morning light towards Bensenville.
Former Southern Railway #7063 looks right at home as it leads eastbound P60 at sunset by the restored station in Old Fort, NC.
126 breaks the silence in downtown Greeneville, TN on a warm Summer evening with the Norfolk & Western heritage unit leading NS #4000 along the Bristol line in Eastern Tennessee.
I was not planning on catching this, but when it got hit by the detector for a sticking brake, i flew trackside to get some last light shots of this beautiful unit. Shortly after I arrived it bega... (more)
It’s still strange to me seeing the Empire Builder stopping in Sturtevant, as the hiawathas stopped running because of covid. Even stranger is that BNSF didn’t mess this one up and it was even 3 m... (more)
C&O 2765 (NKP 765 in disguise) makes a brief stop in Connersville. The steam and a string of covered hoppers hiding the CSX U-boat that was tagging along.
A misty and cold Saturday morning finds a hint of ground fog at Wisconsin Great Northern's base in Trego, WI.
123 breaks the silence in Old Fort on a cold January evening.
Empty ethanol from Charlotte passes through Spruce Pine, NC on it's return trip to Clearing yard in Chicago.
A nice line-up of first generation EMD diesels for a special photo shoot at the Wisconsin Great Northern. Lighting by Steve Smedley and Jeffy Terry.
UP 4014 readies for departure at 8 am July 24, 2019 about to leave Altoona, WI for Adams, WI on its way to Chicago over the next few days.