"Dearing's" Final Ride? It's a quiet evening in downtown Los Angeles - setting the mood for what could possibly be the private car "Dearing's" final visit to the Souther... (more)
New York Central RS3 5258 and the local freight that covered the Pittsfield-North Adams branch approach a cut that still holds traces of the winter's last snow on the northbound run. This part of ... (more)
In a crazy turn of events, a BCOL Pair lead CSX train V053 which is bound for the BNSF in Chicago. From what I understood CSX Double Barreled this train out of Selkirk with an Empty Oil train and ... (more)
The reconstruction of Conrail’s Allentown yard is underway in this December, 1978 view. The string of cars with the two Railbox cars is on or adjacent to the former main line which bisected the ya... (more)
As time marches on, the railroads have worked hard sterilizing their mainlines by replacing or tearing down history along the right of ways. From signals, to buildings, to signs, as each year pass... (more)
I was asked by a guy in a car driving by the tunnel if the N&W 611 was coming, I said no. If he had stayed for the show he may have thought I was lying at first. A brand new SD70ACe emerges out of... (more)
The now famous Union Pacific Big Boy #4014 and 4-8-4 #844 are taking the Great Race train westbound through Sinclair, WY, on Saturday afternoon as the late afternoon sun illuminates the train and ... (more)
Union Pacific "Big Boy" 4014 leads through the spectacular Utah scenery on its way to Ogden.
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.
One of Union Pacific's brand new EMD Tier 4 SD70ACe locomotives is on the point of an empty coal train as it heads west through Lombard on the Geneva Sub, passing under the signals at CP Y019 Grac... (more)
A CP ballast train with THREE SD40-2s (5878, 5871, and 6068) in THREE paint schemes fills up with "traprock" ballast at Dresser Trap Rock Inc. It has been a busy spring with this setup,... (more)
Creating a spectacle! The cell phones come out as UP 4014 departs the yard in Evanston, WY in spectacular fashion, headed for Rock Springs, Rawlins, Laramie and eventually, Cheyenne.
Big Boy, Big Light- There's something about a live steam locomotive that just makes them seem larger when they're sitting in front of you. The impressive size of Big Boy 4014 stretches off... (more)
Philadelphia bound, C&O 4-8-4 614 leads the Chessie Safety Express over the Thomas Viaduct at Relay, Maryland. The round trip, operated by the Baltimore Chapter of the NRHS, originated in S... (more)
Mallet steam locomotive #414, built in 1932 by SACM (Société Alsacienne de Constructions Mécaniques, Alsatian corporation of mechanical engineering), is pulling a mixed train through the spectacul... (more)