The second of two cuts is making the grade back up to Morenci's ops from Clifton below. Brakeman is stepping out to line runaway track while engineer is operating from fourth unit. They waste ve... (more)
The second of two cuts is making the grade back up to Morenci's ops from Clifton below.
Have "fanned" the Nashville area long enough to have good memories to realize how much this operation has changed. The adoption of newer ex-BNSF & CSXT GE isn't the latest change, short... (more)
One of five built by ALCo for C&O.
You can still count on yard jobs & locals for classic models. This former SD45-2 carbody lives on, reclassed as SD40-2R.
Amtrak's "Silver Star" is at track speed passing a rock train unloading at Middlesex and the James Strates carnival train.
Christmas, Florida style. O&NW's Polar Express rolls along the old Sorrento Branch. At one time, the branch continued all the way into Sanford. Can you imagine the potential for commuter rail o... (more)
SRI's North Pole Express speeds thru snow flurries. The true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.
I think this is #130's first visit to Florida in the lead since being repainted. It was about 40 minutes late today....which allowed for the bridge to not be entirely shadowed, which it normally i... (more)
Amtrak's "Silver Star" heads down #1 track thru "Antique Row". A lot of personal history along this block, the now-shuttered Harmon Photo is where a majority of my slide & pri... (more)
This particular December visit offered cloudy mornings & sunny afternoons....usually it's the other way around, but given the routing of the North Pole Express, it works out well.
DRGW 464 is no stranger to cold winters, but now works far & away from where it used to. There is a snowfall starting as they take on water before the next trip.
Quite a bit of interesting items here, representing the 10 year years of GLC with Ann Arbor & Tuscola and Saginaw Bay Railway.
The annual runs of the "North Pole Express" in 2018 featured an extra coach, putting the entire consist across the main highway by the Steam Railroading Institute, requiring a couple ext... (more)
#1225 puts on the show its known for heading up to "The North Pole". Being the basis for the film "The Polar Express", it draws people from far & wide at the end of every year... (more)