Sic transit gloria mundi What has been an everyday sight in the hills of Arkansas will soon just be a memory as generic EMD's take over another ALCO bastion.
Lycoming Valleys Northumberland turn heads south along the Susquenaha river. The train is detouring over the NS Southern tier due to a bridge outage on their own line.
WNYP OL2 starts the stiff climb up Keating summit on the way back north with a heavy train consisting of mainly aggregate for Turtlepoint.
Against the odds, a consist of locomotives from a builder gone from decades passes under the decaying signal bridge on a mainline once left for dead while in the background modern buildings line t... (more)
Northwest in the Southeast
They weeble and they wobble but don't fall down...
Conrails last days A full 13 years after the merger the days of Big Blue are over.
Pot of gold at the end of the rainbow I was heading out for my N-scale club meeting when I noticed that some sun was shiny through the storm clouds, decided to grab my camera and do a quick... (more)
A pair of veteran TRRA motors drag the 201 Lindenwood transfer down the St. Louis riverfront.
With the St. Louis skyline in the background a pair of veteran TRRA 6 axles notch out 201 as it heads for BNSF Lindenwood yard.
Railfans of the 1990's have no idea how lucky they were to have consists like this as everyday power. This consist was a fresh breath of EMD smoke filled air.
The engineer on GE22 knocks the throttle back upon getting a clear at East Point and covers downtown East Point in a blanket of EMD smoke.
Best seat in the house From the top of the Westin you have a view of just about everything on the rails through Atlanta. Here I85 gets rolling out of Atlanta passing a stopped 230. At the t... (more)
Q042 ducks under the Oakland Junction signals as MARTA flys by overhead. I got lucky that the dispatcher had routed the train via the A&WP rather than the normal Manchester route.