Two Raritan Central SW1500s shove a consist of mostly loaded centerbeam flats across Parkway Place in Raritan Center. The crew will make quick work spotting the loads at various industiries.
Amtrak 700 leads the Rutland, VT-bound Ethan Allen north along the Hudson River just north of Peekskill, NY.
A Royal Gorge Route afternoon excursion traverses the depths of the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River" as viewed from the Royal Gorge Bridge 955ft above. The train is completely dwarf... (more)
While waiting at Edison for a late-running Amtrak 95 with the "Coke Can" leading, I completely forgot about the fact that Amtrak's veterans unit was also due any moment on Amtrak 43, the... (more)
Amtrak 1 leads Amtrak 6, the California Zephyr past the signal at Spring Glen, UT. Low early morning sun greets the train and the surrounding mountains.
Conrail OIPI pauses at the Kyle switch before working in Manville Yard. A scale test car occupies the track next to the main.
A pair of Conrail SD70MACs (4136 & 4131) lead SEEL west past Lock 10 along the Erie Canal.
Low early morning sun illuminates the scene as two Delaware Lackawanna crews are busy shuffling power and preparing their consists for a day of work. Soon 3642 will head east as PO74.
Q160 is led by one of the more colorful "post Conrail" consists to visit the River Sub during the fall of 1999. The NYS&W engine service facility is mostly empty except for a lone GP20,... (more)
The end of "Big Conrail" is near as TOPI-5 crosses the CSX at CP-285, Vickers diamond, in Northwood, OH. The power on this train is fitting, as within a few months NS would become the o... (more)
Two very clean YN2 units lead Q264 through the interlocking at CP7. At this point the River Sub had yet to be double-tracked between CP7 and CP5, but signs of the work to do so are clearly visibl... (more)
A Grande View! Rio Grande power dominates this January 2000 elevated view of the yard at Helper, UT. UP's LJP45 "Dirt Train" local has just arrived back in town and is seen passing a few ... (more)
The westbound UP "dirt train" has paused at Wash (just east of Wellington, UT) to pick up a single empty hopper from the small, mostly unused yard there. I assume this was a bad order c... (more)
Three Rio Grande tunnel motors lead the "dirt train" east along UP's Green River Sub just west of Wellington, UT. About 10 miles further east at Mounds the train will be routed onto the... (more)
GMRC 405 leads the return westbound leg of a late afternoon fall foliage excursion back to Chester.