The ArcelorMittal owns quite the collection of switch locomotives. SW1500 #304 leads a "bottle train" out of the shadows of the East Chicago, IN plant, as it makes way for IHB's Lakefront Yard. Ev... (more)
The early morning sun greets an empty CSX Brice coal train E321 starting into the cut beside the Levisa Fork in Pikeville,KY.
Freshly repainted Rock Island #2127 sits outside the yard office in Sumner, MS during a light rain fall. Yes, the unit is now classified as a C42-9. Rock Island made some software and horsepower u... (more)
The "Watts Dodger" local heads north through an s-curve just south of Siloam Springs, AR early on a rainy May 19, 2021 morning.
The Sun Still Rises Over the CNJ
Spanning an incredible six track main of the once thriving "Big Little Railroad", this former Central of New Jersey signal bridge can be found in Rosell... (more)
Normally passing through the bustling downtown area of Santa Barbara a little after sunset on day two (the final day) of its journey to Los Angeles, a horrific winter storm in the Pacific Northwes... (more)
NP 6703A currently resides at the Inland NW Rail Museum just west of Reardan, WA off US Hwy 2. The unit is wearing its passenger colors and it once was part of NP's passenger F fleet.
Riders on the Storm
In the moments before a violent thunderstorm unleashes its precipitation the clouds take on this dark ominous appearance. Hail stones and large rain dro... (more)
The Norfolk Southern Juniata Locomotive Shops in downtown Altoona Pa
The rebuilding of Central Railroad of New Jersey Alco RS-3 1554 at Delaware-Lackawanna's Shop in Scranton. The C425 was built in October of 1964 for the Erie Lackawanna. After service on the Erie,... (more)
Spiders, Rust, and Grafitti
MPEX 57, an ex-MARC GP40WH-2 is seen rusting away in the Columbia dead line. This unit was retired from MARC service and sold off to MPI a few years ago and i... (more)
Alameda Speedway entrance from approach to LAX. This is apparently Butte Street Junction.
Two (looks like UP) Gensets are visible in the southwestern (photo upper) section of the yard.
Storming Through the Meadows
Track speed on the high mountain meadows east of Rocky, Colorado Amtrak 6 is ducking below a rapidly developing severe thunderstorm cell abou... (more)
Three Wisconsin & Calumet F7s sit at the Escanaba & Lake Superior’s roundhouse in Wells, Michigan. In the background are some other stored units, including a handful of Baldwins and SD9s.
The sun tries to break through on a snowy morning in the mountains of Colorado as Union Pacific’s Denver to Grand Junction freight, led by Southern Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 149, rumbles through Cre... (more)