After spending over an hour sorting cars on the elevator tracks at Delhi, an eastbound Twin Cities & Western train accelerates out of town at the blistering track speed of 10 mph on this former Mi... (more)
The Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority, which owns this former Minneapolis & St Louis Railway line, is making steady progress on upgrading the track and right of way along its entire length.... (more)
An eastbound Twin Cities & Western train crosses the Redwood River at North Redwood, MN along the former Minneapolis & St Louis Railway line, now known as the Minnesota Prairie Line. This is both ... (more)
VANCOUVER WA July 7 2011 — Under a cloudy sky and with diesel exhaust blowing up and to the right Portland & Western GP39-2 2317 (former Santa Fe 3616) proceeds north at the Amtrak station. The ... (more)
The mountains are still glowing as the sun sinks lower behind them, while WAMX 3921 waits for its next job in Dickinson Yard. The former Western Maryland GP35 may not be on its home rails, but it ... (more)
Most of my visits to the Copper Basin found this siding occupied with storage cars...but not today!
After making a delivery and picking up a few cars at the Clark Maritine Center LIRC J12A starts to head back to their yard.
LIRC 2302 was built for the KATY as their 376 before going to the UP as... (more)
Ore empties are drifting from Hayden to the mine at Ray for more loading. At the time, trains schedules had been altered a bit from their traditional round-the-clock ops, but what the railroad ru... (more)
BNSF Bluebonnet 2854 (GP39-2) still looks great in the original AT&SF paint.
A rare GP39-2 rocks and rolls into the siding at Piqua Junction, running around their train to the north, and passing classic B&O signals.
Conrail BU20 idles under Farnsworth Avenue during the early morning hours of November 7th,2020. This historic tunnel was constructed in 1831 for the Camden... (more)
BNSF 2949 (GP39-2) and mate idle at the historic depot in Longmont, Colorado.
BNSF 2724 (GP 9-2) and mate join a new motor destined for the Denver Rock Island Railroad as they sit at the BNSF engine servicing facility.
Watco's Blue Ridge Southern train W44 arrives in Asheville with several stored woodchip hoppers off the W-line coming back into service.
Salt Lake Garfield & Western DS-13 a high cab GP39-2 comes out in the open. DS-13 is of Kennecott Copper heritage. It is mated with DS-12 a MP15DC, just on the entry to the spur that goes to the S... (more)