Silhouette of an American Workhorse: On an undoubtedly chilly November night, a tried and true EMD SD40-2 is on the point of a NB train, waiting for a signal at ICG, just outside of Dupo. O... (more)
Inspections: On a chilly winter evening, the conductor on what is most likely a NB empty coal train, steps down to roll by a passing SB intermodal. At this point, just a blur in the night.
At the end of a long day the crew on this northbound manifest discuss the prospects of the coming evening while waiting to roll by a southbound train just outside of Dupo.
Strangers in the night. Just shy of 10:30pm, a light engine movement waits for a signal into Dupo yard, running wrong main, while a hot autorack screams by for points south. Canon 350D.
Just after a frosty sunrise, MASNL 17 heads south and passes by a crewless CJOWT9 16.
A northbound merchandise train pulls to a stop at DD Road, towing along a quintet of locomotives bound for Metro East Industries
ALDAS 19 is northbound at DD Road, about 10 miles from its destination at Alton & Southern Railway's Gateway Yard in beautiful East Saint Louis, IL.
Northbound coal empty waits for its signal to get into Dupo Yard
The engineer and conductor of this train chat while waiting to move north, part of a long line of trains waiting to be crewed and taken to Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard
On a humid summer afternoon this UP manifest sits at DD road waiting for a signal at ICG on the Chester Sub as severe thunderstorms rage in the backgound. This was the most active severe storm day... (more)
Well lookie' what I found sitting out under the stars tonight. Why its UP 1988 and 1982, with a TFM two-tone blue SD40-2 splicing them, thanks Pat for letting me know they were down here. Canon 35... (more)
The moon light glistens off the side of 4505 as it and its train sit under a star filled sky, possibly the most stars I've ever recorded in a photo. Canon 350D.
Just before midnight, the conductor on this NB manifest steps off to do a roll-by, with his train sitting against an awesome moon-lit sky. Canon 350D.
Northbound freight waiting for the green