After meeting it's counterpart in Pittsfield, the 145 bursts into warm sunlight on it's westward journey to Albany/Rensselaer Station.
Twenty years ago today I lost a good friend. The acquisition of Conrail Conrail by both CSXT and NS was a shareholders wet dream and a mixed blessing /curse to the railfans of the northeast.
The always colorful and interesting SECN storms through CP-186 on a beautiful summer evening on the Mohawk Division.
Hot summer afternoons at Binhamton swatting yellowjackets.
On a beautiful spring morning, a loaded Bow coal train with a nice SD40-2R/SD50/SD40-2 trio charges east for the Taconic Hills as it makes it's way into New England out of Selkirk Yard.
As a powerful cold front slams into the Berkshires, a freshly out shopped CR 6575 along with three mates thunders a westbound freight off the mountain into CP-148. The CR 6575 sports a freshly pai... (more)
A colorful morning intermodal storms the large now three track horse shoe curve at Weir Canyon out of Esperanza on a spring day in Southern California.
Time is running out for the SD80MACs in paired sets on the Boston Line as the takeover of CSXT and NS closes in. On a beautiful May afternoon, FRSE bursts out of the craggy bore with some head e... (more)
A timeless scene on a beautiful summer afternoon. As the former Rutland war wagon does some work train duty with ballast cars beside Lisai's Market after returning the Green Mountain Flyer back ... (more)
The last two surviving high short hood 45s storm east for East Deerfield Yard on a fine afternoon.
A nice "National" surprise at Malden Turnpike Road on National Train Day. A CN leader on Q261 on a crisp, windy May morning.
A heavy oil departs for CP-12 and CP-SK for it's run south on the River Sub from Selkirk Yard with a nice trio of BNSF power.
On a beautiful autumn morning, Conrail freight “SEFR-18” rumbles by the flaming foliage at the “Cemetery of Maples” at MP-170. This was a favorite walk-in spot of mine during this era of Conrail.... (more)
For a short time, the Super 7s were used as leaders or add ons for Boston Line moves due to their cab signals. THis practice would not last very long however.