Being a self professed Alco lover, I always dreamed of seeing a lash-up of big six-axle units in action. Being from Virginia didn't help. There were random sightings on SCL and N&W, and occasion... (more)
More from that first roll of film John shot at Galesburg after transfer to the midwest: Covered wagons in an A-B-B-B-B configuration just released to the freight pool ease an eastbound into town a... (more)
More from that first roll of film John shot at Galesburg after transfer to the midwest: the class unit #8500 leads a westbound past the approach to GI after curving past the depot and crossing W. ... (more)
A Union Pacific westbound manifest freight with some rather unusual power on the head end negotiates the Oxman horseshoe with the manned helpers cut into the train visible in the background just a... (more)
While waiting for a Southern steam special above, a bonus grab shot is recorded of C&O action below along the James River. Who knew it'd someday become a classic? For a view of all the action th... (more)
A westbound BNSF manifest, led by C44-9W No. 1027, waits at West Valentine, AZ on August 10, 2003 for higher priority manifest, led by C44-9W No. 4947, to highball past.
BNSF C44-9W No. 1027 leads a dogs breakfast of units on a westbound manifest west of Crozier, AZ on August 10, 2003.
By summer 1980, Frisco #691 had worked it's way north from Ft. Worth to the Buick branch. For a view from Texas through the lens of rp.net contributor Sid Vaught taken the summer before, click more)
Action at Iowa City as an eastbound slides into the yard.
For steam, time was up, even in freight service.
Challenger action in the yard at Cheyenne
CP van No. 434055 follows a westbound manifest into Lambton Yard at West Toronto May 30, 1980.
A westbound CP manifest was flying flags as it passed through West Toronto interlocking on May 30, 1980, led by SD40 No. 5508. RSD-17 No. 8921, the "Empress of Agincourt," was patiently waiting t... (more)
A westbound BNSF manifest was momentarily stopped to knock off a sticking brake at Cameron, IL on Sept. 12, 1996.
A westbound BNSF manifest was crossing through the crossovers at Edelstein, IL on Sept. 10, 1996, led by C44-9W No. 696.