N769 loaded coal train passes the Point of Rocks station onto the Old Main Line sub from the Metropolitan sub with a load of coal destined for Curtis Bay in Baltimore, MD. Some old school power ha... (more)
Union Pacific SD70AH #1943 'The Spirit of Union Pacific' leads a Denver to Grand Junction officer special across the Colorado River along the ex D&RGW Dotsero Cutoff.
Three generations of EMD: in the foreground, a brand-new (yet quite ratty-looking) SD70ACe-T4. In the middle, an SD70ACe in demonstrator paint. And in the background, an SD90MAC. Although there is... (more)
Among the confines of President's Island, UP 9184 and UPY 940 (the Little Rock Centennial locomotive) await the scrappers torch amid the remains of scrapped rolling stock at Progress Rail Services... (more)
North to Chester. Valley Railroad Mikado #40 takes the second, sold-out, Santa Special of the day north across Chester Creek, heading for North Chester, just about a mile and a half further... (more)
The Hoover Mason Trestle, which once was used to transport ore to the Bethlehem Steel furnaces, is now a pedestrian walkway that allows an upclose view to the original blast furnaces and the ore l... (more)
A Classic's DemiseIt was a dreary morning, appropriate for this scene. The signal bridge at milepost 225 on the old PRR Middle Division hangs in the air as work crews guide it along... (more)
Both sides of the tunnel.... Wish I could have caught the Big Boy and company here. Pretty good eats across the Interstate at Taggart's Grill.
Norfolk Southern's OCS deadheads west out of Altoona while passing the reminates of Friday's latest derailment on Horseshoe Curve.
With 21 covered hoppers, 3 support cars, 2 water bottles, and diesel 8167 on the drawbar Big Boy 4014 begins its great trek across the American Midwest by storming east up Archer Hill just a few m... (more)
Redondo Over - Under. As Union Pacific 7625 leads the westbound rock train through Redondo Junction and toward the Alameda Corridor, Amtrak 785 cruises above on its decent toward CP Olympia... (more)
The Alexandria "metro" system involves EMD G22s pushing and pulling 7 coaches in and out of the city every 20 minutes or so. Here 3897 hauls a train out of Alexandria on a Saturday morni... (more)
UPY 940, the North Little Rock Centennial locomotive, sits on the Progress Rail tracks on President's Island in Memphis, TN. I would assume it is here to be scrapped.
9 of the 10 brand new EMD SD70ACe-T4 locomotives being delivered to CSX trail the power for Q541 as they slowly pull foward to drop off 65 cars for Wyvern Yard. To say they stuck out like a sore t... (more)
Local is eastbound from Belvedere Yard through downtown.