Early spring weather rolls eastward from the Medicine Bow Mountain Range and rolls over Wyoming’s Sherman Hill with gray clouds on March 25, 2008. A momentary and serendipitous break in the clou... (more)
BN 9859 (Passenger number), an SDP45, is seen in freight service at Minneapolis' Harrison St. roundhouse. With the creation of Amtrak, BN was quick to pull SDP40s & 45s off passenger trains and mo... (more)
A BNSF yard job takes headroom towards the BRC as an eastbound suburban takes the signal at Cicero. In the foreground is the former Manufactures Junction Railway which lost its last customer some... (more)
The Deseret Power Railway mine train loads at the tipple outside of Rangely, Colorado, making up what will be that afternoon's train to the power plant.
A new view on Rock Tunnel, showing it in the context of the rugged and massive Toltec Gorge. In the far upper left you can make out the line miles back toward Antonito, and even further the distan... (more)
Bridge Meet in Bengal Country. A SB manifest meets an NB unit train just north of Longworth Hall, Bengals Stadium, and the C&O bridge.
HZRX CF7 #1500 is still earning its keep in 2023 at South Chicago Recycling off Avenue O and 116th Street. The engine is leased from Horizon Rail, or HZRX. It was originally built as a F7A for the... (more)
Conrail caboose sits tight in Conrail Metuchen Yard on a nice Thanksgiving Day morning.
A Santa Fe "quality" TOFC train rolls through Joliet led by a ATSF 574 and two more Superfleet GE's, along with a blue Dash 8-40B. The scheme certainly brightens up a rainy day!
The Fall Leaf special pulls from Reading Outer Station lead by the RDG 2102. The train passes by other Reading and Northern power staged just North of the station as it heads for it's next stop in... (more)
The morning coal loads head west near Midway, and just south of Dinosaur behind a trio of E60Cs.
All stretched out. A pacific Northwest stack train, races across Southeast Idaho, for North Platte, Nebraska.
DF4B-3404 and DF12-0062 are towing coal train across the sea bridge.
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive Works builder's cards when my father would visit him in Collin... (more)
P07 hustles back to Durham after completing their day's work with a single GP60 for power.