VIA 6448 is in the shop for new wheels after a minor derailment. The SD40-2 on the left is NREX 5619, the SD75i barely visible on the right is CN 5681 in for wreck repair, and the long hood door s... (more)
CN 5037 is exiting the old St.Clair Tunnel built in 1890. This tunnel is now closed and was replaced with a new, larger tunnel in the early 1990's.
It was a time when - even in France - the future of railroads was full of uncertainties. The bulk of standard passenger trains looked like the train standing on the right of the picture. Despite t... (more)
Finally FLNX has arrived in Derby after its long trip from Washington. It will be another F40PH that Rail World has purchased to br rebuilt for the AMT lease program.
The Catch of the Year for me a Hudson Bay GP30 (Used for Parts) in Prince Albert Saskatchewan on Carlton trail property. This unit is seen in the Former Canadian National Roundhouse built in 1955 ... (more)
As a fellow RP'er lines up his shot from down in the inspection pit, one of MBTA's 25 converted GP40s waits for attention that will come with the start of Monday morning's shift. My thanks to our... (more)
May 26th, 1934 - A shiny little train revolutionized rail transportation and set a 1,015-mile nonstop record from Denver to Chicago in 13 hours 5 minutes at an average speed of 77MPH.
75 years la... (more)
A face full of the Thoroughbred coming at you at 60mph. This I have to say was the jackpot shot of the day.
With the days events all but wrapped up for "Celebration at the Museum" at the O. Winston Link Museum, NS K-9 "Muis" (badge around neck) stands guard on the pilot of the A. Thanks to those involve... (more)
No mistaking that face for anything but a GP30. It would appear that the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum will be ensuring that this unit lives on for others to enjoy.
A Face That Only a Mother Could Love Looks like a prize fighter that took too many right hooks to the face. In 1986 seven of these electrics were bought to serve the Tumbler Ridge Branch an... (more)
The days are ticking away for firing this beast up. Four days earlier it was announced that Marathon Pulp would shut down for an indefinite period of time once the woodchips are cleaned out.
Sitting out in the sun by the diesel shed looking pretty, former BC Rail M420W 647 looks to all the world like she's still in British Columbia working for her former owner, and not halfway across ... (more)
Not something seen everyday in New Jersey, a BNSF SD40-2 visits Croxton Yard. The majority of the BNSF units that run into New Jersey are widebody GEs. The SD40-2 is definitely a welcome change.
shoving back to the yard, very slowly!