Amtrak's northbound (terminating) City of New Orleans backs into Union Station in Chicago. Today, Amtrak train #58 is led by Amtrak locomotive #58. I bet that doesn't happen too often!!
The eastbound Canadian skirts Moose Lake, en route to Jasper, AB.
This 3-foot guage Consolidated, as I understand it, was located to Idaho Springs by rail ... in other words it was donated to the city by being abandoned-in-place (ca. 1941) when the rail lines we... (more)
Six pairs of SD40-2/SD38-2 of remotely-controlled yard masters are working or idling at the east end of the west hump yard in North Platte.
An improbable catch ... driving home with the family along I-80, driving the speed limit (I'm sure), I look left into my blind spot to execute a safe lane change, and through the trees, just for a... (more)
Even though this engine facility looks huge, it is only a small corner of this massive train yard.
A beautifully-kept CB&Q caboose adorns the Two Brothers Roundhouse (fka Walter Payton's Roundhouse, fka CB&Q Roundhouse), a facility that is over 150 years old.
The Illinois Railway Museum's Sunday edition of the Nebraska Zephyr to Quincy departs Union Station.
Sometimes, even after 41 years of railfanning, you see something you've never seen before.
New Year's Day in Houston was very quiet on the rail lines ... resting in a small (ex-KCS?) yard are two leasers, with Houston's skyline in the distance.