Fresh from the Siemens AG factory in Florin, a part of Sacramento, California, are the first two SC-44 "Chargers" for San Diego County's Coaster commuter trains. The engines were picked up at the... (more)
End of the Pocono Mountain Route
The last power to bring cars to Conrail’s Bangor & Portland subdivision from Scranton lays over next to the scale track in Portland, Pennsylvania. ... (more)
Along a foggy San Pablo Bay, an eastbound Southern Pacific unit steel coil train curves through Pinole, California, led by “Kodachrome” EMD SD40R No. 7303 on March 2, 1987.
Double Rarity: After finishing putting together train NS 49A on the Norfolk Southern Portland Secondary, the crew of NS H76 pulls the train off of the secondary and onto the Norfolk Souther... (more)
A pair of Grand Trunk Western GP38-2's, 4933 and 4914, switch Rowell Chemical on a hot and hazy afternoon along the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal in Willow Springs. Dubbed L535, this train origi... (more)
A pair of Dash 9's sit idle at the quarry waiting for another load of rock.
Westbound Coke loads cross the NS bridge in Kenova.
NS 4000 sits on the West end of the NS Elkhart yard waiting for clearance to leave for Chicago
ArcelorMittal GP15-1's 417 and 418 are pulling for all they're worth as they bring a heavy train of pet coke into the East Chicago plant. As the train winds its way into the plant, the rear can be... (more)
The Union Pacific Wedge Plow 900000 sits along a spur track at Ririe, Idaho along a former Union Pacific Branch, now part of Watco. The plow seems to have not seen service in quite sometime.... ... (more)
It’s enough to warm an old vet’s heart. The “Texas Eagle” rolls north, with Amtrak’s tribute locomotive proudly leading the way.
Utah 5006 leads a rare train of mixed traffic into Martin. Using a car of military equipment as a buffer for empty oil cars and empty coal hoppers behind that, the Utah still seemed to be well in... (more)
looking down on the Chattanooga diesel shop.
Empty coal hoppers head back to Wyoming through a Texas Panhandle Dust Storm. Bob Fox photo.
Southbound CSX train B820-08 pulls onto the NS Loveridge Secondary main line leaving the "BIT" after a crew swap to begin its journey to Grafton West Virginia.