What to think? The first of many beautifully restored PCC cars makes an odd appearance during a big downtown LRT closure. But a massive MTS pantograph stretched high for the tall OCS, LED s... (more)
Humming along Commercial Street, a duo of SD100's haul a trainload of passengers into the San Diego city core. New development in the background give us a glimpse of a new dense, Southern Californ... (more)
With Shasta looking so good, not even our engineer can't resist a quick stop.
Long after presents opened, food eaten, wine drank, and friends departed, a lonely train cuts the silence; rolling under the giant counterweight of the Salmon Bay Bridge
One of the few times in my life where any living creature has found me more interesting than a passing freight train.
Clear for blocks. Disappearing into the muggy haze, an inbound is a pair more from Downtown. Escaping into the 'burbs of northern Chicago, #152 works up the dynamics as it slows into Jeffer... (more)
Running left-hand style commuter ops the UP NW Line, things are done a little different here in Chi Town. On the right-hand side, an outbound takes a green into the station.
Hot rail! Fixing a pull-a-part on continuous weld rail requires a few tools and a lot of fire.
Big things come in big packages! A week before Christmas, we're moving an early gift for the city of Moscow: a 600,000 pound transformer! Moved on a special 12-axle depressed flat, the new ... (more)
With the arrival of the SD70ACe's a few years ago, the end of the 45 was in sight. In what may be a sign of the future for a pair of MRL's SD45-2's, they've been updated with the companies newest ... (more)
Everyone's a foamer! Taking a glug of fuel at Shasta, a pair of ex-MCR employees comes out to enjoy a brief spurt of life on the otherwise abandoned McCloud Railway. Karl, our engineer, is ... (more)
Two lonely travels meet in isolation, if only for a split second.
Under the wire in downtown Tacoma.
Out in the wide open, the '16 and her train get up to the 25mph track speed. In the background, Upper Columbia Academy houses 9-12 grade students.
Pushing hard on the throttle south out of Spangle, the '16 startles a few ponies.