Fullfilling it's design for branchline service duties, BL2 #54 has pulled away from it's train in the backstreets of Honesdale after pulling a NRHS excursion to Lackawaxen.
The Rambler makes quite the racket leaving Pittston Yard trying to get a running start at the grade. The stack talk was reverberating off the neighboring houses and throughout the surrounding val... (more)
Moving away from the photographer, DL 4118 & sisters get ready to duck into the east portal at Nay Aug Park after working the NRHS Special to the Delaware Water Gap.
A view of the action below at Queensgate on a rainy Sunday morning, not a GE to be seen.
The early 1990's railfanning quest was get as many warbonnets as possible. The bridge at Ft. Mad. was a great spot to bag the 199 train. Early on, consists were pure EMD or GE, but by this time ... (more)
A colorful consist of SD40-2s, lead by the handsome green scheme of the CITX leasor, has 487's train.
The Illinois Zephyr passes the eastward home signal at Mendota, site of the former tower and crossing with the IC/MILW. This signal bridge is on the endangered list.
The north end of the ex-GM&O yard, with it's old lamp structure still standing, sees the UP working the one scheduled freight over this mostly-Amtrak route.
Hot autoparts hustle west out of Springfield.
Brake shoes at the ready.
The Madison-Janesville turn is moments from it's terminal, crossing the Rock River on the UP Anderson runner track, a former double tracked CNW bridge.
Today's UP special is running a bit behind schedule as it passes under an old CNW mainline fueling "pad" at Clyman.
The M&P turn has gone as far as it can, and now will work it's way back to Portage. CP 4509 is ex-Milwaukee Road and this branch is too.
Stuck in Lodi again.. (CCR, c. 1970)
57 Herzog cars with UP ballast loads step out onto the Merrimac bridge crossing Lake Wisconsin.