3801 powers through Georges Plains for the steep climb up Tumulla Bank on the fourth and last trip to Wimbledon and return for the weekend assisted by 4201 which is on the rear of the train, after... (more)
Greens. As Amtrak 48 (Lake Shore Limited) departed Utica, New York on January 5, 2021, Webb Rail's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801044) and form... (more)
A blue/white train in Vitznau is not usual. The cogwheel trains of the former Arth-Rigi-Bahn (ARB) are not allowed to run on the steeper (25.0 % instead of 20.0 %) grades of the former Vitznau-Rig... (more)
Sure do miss the old yellow ones, but I won’t turn my nose up at any active caboose in this day and age! Engineering service white CP 420991 along with some colourfully graffiti’d OCS equipment br... (more)
Mower Lumber Co., Whittaker Camp. Mower Lumber Company employees return to their bunkhouse upon the completion of their shift, loading fresh timber onto log flats for transport down to the ... (more)
For the very first time, two articulated lowfloor trains "AK" RABe 526 # 730 and # 750 of the Thurbo in multiple control made a visit in Lindau/Germany. The train is on the run back on the shore o... (more)
CSX local job Y133 spots a string of hopper cars as they work the General Mills plant in Buffalo, New York. This area along the Buffalo River is home to numerous grain elevators and industries, th... (more)
An uncommon meet between 2 short lines at a 4 way stop. Crews exchange info during a meet at the diamond at Whitney, NC between the Winston Salem Southbound and the Atlantic Railway. Traffic at th... (more)
C&O 5704 leads a excursion South through Unipolis.
CSX rear DPU #3452 slides west past the Chesapeake & Ohio coaling tower in Thurmond, WV on the morning of May 18, 2021.
Built by Fairbanks-Morse of Chicago, Illinois, this coaling tower was ab... (more)
Thanks Erik for the heads up......went north out of Davenport yesterday 6-8-21 0n 475 to the Twin Cities......saw it go by the house....Tom.
Getting to Work. Probably because it was built in 1939 and has about six million miles to its credit (debit?), this ACL locomotive is rarely seen outside. Today, though, it led all of the ... (more)
UP 3080 gets the LOF67-27 back on the move after waiting patiently in the siding at Gaviota to meet Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, on a cool afternoon on the ex-Southern Pacific coast ... (more)
Office car special with an unusual power combo is returning from a round trip up the system & back, borrowing the old "Sunset Limited" ID that once rang out here. Adding to the possible... (more)
train number 6901