An Alco takes a spin on the former Rock Island open pit turntable in Iowa Interstate's Council Bluffs yard. The turntable is still there today, but is now surrounded by development of IAIS's inter... (more)
CN 451 disrupts the silence with the BCOL 4626 North blaring away after a late Winter snowfall clinging to everything.
TÅGAB TMY 110 with TÅGAB T43 113 pushing the timber train in the back is here on the Fryksdalsline with Freight train 47032 from Rottneros to Kristinehamn with timber to Vallvik paper mill in Gävl... (more)
Way Back Machine: Before the ban on cameras and electronic devices on the railroad, we wait for an A&S move to clear before we head East. The A&S move is coming off the grade to the MacArth... (more)
When the current Oregon Pacific Railroad began operating on the former Molalla Branch of the Southern Pacific, it did so as the Molalla Western Railroad. A few months after the transfer, a trainl... (more)
Soo Line 6406 and 6408, acquired second hand, started life in January 1970 as Illinois Central SD40A locomotives. They were built on SDP45 length underframes which permitted the largest possible f... (more)
Led by a pair of EMD SD40-2s, Union Pacific’s Potash local heads eastbound up the Cane Creek Subdivision, also known as the Potash Branch, and is about to enter Bootlegger Canyon on March 15, 2002... (more)
Pulling an eastbound passenger special, Union Pacific No. 844 sails across the bridge over West Bijou Creek at Byers, Colorado, on a blustery April 28, 2006. This train is traveling over UP’s Limo... (more)
Way Back Machine: On a foggy summer night in 2007, an A&S transfer job with a Geep 38 and two SW1500's pokes out of a yard lead at Vally Jct. They are pointed towards Dupo, which is most li... (more)
Way Back Machine: In another scene that can't be repeated, in the summer of 2006, RRC 14 runs around steel coil cars on what is left of the Wabash UD line. The only remaining customers at t... (more)
Way Back Machine: In another scene that can't be repeated, in the summer of 2006, RRC 14 services one of the remaining customers on what is left of the Wabash UD line as a Metrolink light r... (more)
A rare bird
CP 4522 started out as UP 9003 a GP40X, now rebuilt by NRE as a GP38-2 and kept her flared radiators! Her and her Canadian sister shove back an empty rail train down the Waterloo ... (more)
Suckerhole With just enough sunlight before the next set of clouds roll past, CP 6080 West shoots through the countryside west of Puslinch towards Galt and then Preston to drop the final st... (more)
Amtrak's Inter American is serviced during its layover in the soon to be abandoned St. Louis Union Station.
Hodgepodge Of Power
After working Kitchener Yard, a daylight run of CN 533 heads east back to Mac Yard with a hodgepodge of power as seen crossing the grand river.