On the first day of spring I can't help but reflect on a winter that, in the New York area at least, was somewhat underwhelming, in contrast to many parts of the USA that really got hammered.... p... (more)
CN installed this equipment and it's designed to detect uneven track (soft spots) that might cause loaded ore cars to derail. There is this old ore car that works out of Proctor and a new car wit... (more)
A variety of locomotives and parts await work at Norfolk Southern's Juniata Shops in Altoona. Pictured here is a C40-9 that will be rebuilt as an AC44C6M, an RP-E4C, GP40-2, SD40-2, and a switcher... (more)
The Wengernalpbahn may be the world's longest cog railway, but it looks like a toy up against the imposing cliffs and mountains that loom over the small Swiss village of Lauterbrunnen.
Colorado’s San Luis Valley is a huge high-altitude (average 7,664 feet above sea level) valley that is approximately 122 miles long and 74 miles wide with some of it used for grazing and growing c... (more)
UP units in storage in Northlake Yard.
Union Pacific Railroad's 4-8-8-4 #4014 catches the last rays of sun before making a round trip to Nunn, Colorado as a test and break-in run on May 3, 2019.
Claremont & Concord #18 eases a single box car down the steep grade into Coy Paper to perform a setout.
Having just joined the 'Overland Main' at Speer Junction the annual CFD special drops down grade into Cheyenne with a trainload of passengers eager to attend Frontier Day's opening ceremony. For t... (more)
A whole lot of yellow.
NS 212 crosses Amtrak's Northeast Corridor at CP VALLEY on the former Lehigh Valley mainline. Fitting for the occasion, NS heritage unit #8104 "Lehigh Valley" leads the way. An Amtrak Ac... (more)
The Finger Lakes Railway GS-2 blows through drifted snow as they make their way east towards Syracuse through the town of Seneca Falls, New York with a quartet of GP38-2's working hard. Lo... (more)
UP 3952 glides over snowy Cienega Creek in Southern AZ
Ever wondered where all those west bound "earth worms" end up? Here's one place. BNSF is off loading a grain train at the EGT facility in Longview Washington, while a ship is being loaded. Soo... (more)