The San Luis Central Railroad is a potato and agricultural chemical hauler operating between Monte Vista and Center, Colorado, a distance of 13 miles. The railroad is located in the fertile San Lu... (more)
An SD40-2/GP40-2 combo switches the south end of Cleveland (TN) yard. High hood units are slowly becoming more and more difficult to find.
With one of Cotton Belt's large cabooses once upon a time to accommodate passengers, a branch line local with a Baldwin switcher and a full crew is returning to the mainline -- Malden.
This ex-BN GP10 now on lease from ILSX to the St. Croix Valley Railroad does some switching at Zinpro chemical north of North Branch, MN along the former Skally line. This unit was brought in to ... (more)
After making up the train, a pair of veteran Cascade green former BN engines sit quietly on a Sunday morning.
Cimarron Valley's daily run to the BNSF interchange at Dodge City is "gettin' out of Dodge" on it's way back to Satanta and S.W. Kansas on ATSF's former branch line to Boise City, Okla. The GP-3... (more)
MILW's SD7 522 has eight empty 40-ft. box cars in tow at Suffolk, Mont. en route to the elevator at the end of the branch at Winifred. The 90-mile round trip at 10 mph will require most of the c... (more)
MILW's local has arrived at the end of the Winifred, Mont. branch and has placed its 8 empty box cars on the north end of the loaded box cars. SD7 522 runs around them to couple into the loads, s... (more)
Was it any crossties or was it the sod that held the gauge on MILW's Winifred branch near Suffolk when the local with eight 40-ft. box cars tenderly negotiated it at 10 mph? Remnants of old "rai... (more)
Eleven miles from Lewistown, Mont., MILW's local to Winifred actually traversed the siding (elevator track) because the "main line" was out of service. Speed limit was 10 mph.
Just Minutes before sunset a friendly UP train crew rolls for home after a days work.
A Mission Mountain Railroad local switches Kalispell, Montana's industrial district on the afternoon of March 6, 2012. Images such as this could become a thing of the past if the city remov... (more)
EJ&E SW1001 446, the only remaining J switch engine on the CN roster, leads a local down to Curtis Yard for interchange with the CSX.
A Mission Mountain Railroad local makes its way through downtown Kalispell, Mont. on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The city of Kalispell is looking for ways to move the railroad and its line side... (more)