CN 3069 heads north along the Missabe sub at Saginaw, MN with Q117 in tow
A trio of MoPac GEs leads an intermodal train through Laramie. Tom Golden photo.
For the first time, 4 coupled "Capricorn" trains ABe 4/16 in multiple control on a test run between Chur and Felsberg, with # 3114, # 3112, # 3117 and # 3116. This more then 300 meter lo... (more)
A trio of EMD's works the Duluth docks to unload taconite pellets onto a ship.
Four Tunnel motors, with a loaded coal train coming off Gilluly, with dynamics brakes screaming. SD40-T's 5363, 5406, 5390, and 5345 are doing the honors. Tom Ellis photo.
She's alive. Nevada Northern 81 is all steamed up for the send off of number 40. When I visited the Nevada Northern for the first time in the summer of 2006, I never dreamed. That this little engi... (more)
CWRC 728 (ex-MILW) faces a dismal fate as is sits at the makeshift CWRC engine facility just west of Waukesha, WI in November of 1983.
Big Boy over Kiowa Creek
A year ago a brisk Union Pacific 4014 chase from Limon to Denver wrapped up for me at the ancient Warren quadrangular truss east of Bennett, CO over th... (more)
Coal is no longer the 'king' it once was on CSX’s former Clinchfield mainline. Mines and tipples–both large and small alike have continued shudder across the region since the late 1980’s following... (more)
A trio of SRY SW900's begin unloading a railbarge with cars from the pulp mill in Crofton on Vancouver Island. Once this barge is unloaded and then reloaded the next barge will be moved in place a... (more)
Crossing the Missouri River leaving Townsend, Montana, is Montana Rail Link’s LM (Laurel to Missoula) freight led by EMD F45 No. 391 on a clear September 11, 1995.
Three B&M GP7's and an RS-3 await their next call at Westboro, the B&M roundhouse and engine facility across the Connecticut River from its White River Jct. VT yard, in West Lebanon, NH.
Shore Fast Line heading to Pleasantville on the first trip in getting ready to take over freight operations from Conrail on the AC Line
A Conrail crew prepares to maneuver a four-month-old GP15-1 out to the yard at Elizabethport, New Jersey. The adjacent building is the former Jersey Central Elizabethport Shops.
GN 24 ft. caboose no. X592 basks in the gray skies of western Washington on April Fools Day, 1979. I have not been able to find any more info on the caboose, perhaps someone might know what happen... (more)