A westbound South Shore Freight is seen returning back to Michigan City after servicing Unifrax and Five Start on the east end of the line at Olive.
After a multi-year, multi-million dollar restoration, the fruit of the R&N steam crews hard work comes to bear as the big T-1 simmers at Outer Station.
It’s springtime in Wisconsin and its finally starting to green up—a little, anyway—on April 16, 1997. Wisconsin Central has a quartet of EMD 20-cylinder locomotives rumbling on the front of ... (more)
Several of us were out on this beautiful March afternoon to view RCPE's Mankato, MN to Aurora, SD manifest. This was my first time actually chasing the RCPE, and I'll definitely do it again!
One thing that is crazy is all the abandoned houses and cars that are rotting away out here. The Rapid City to Huron east train pokes along at 10 mph as they make the last 18 miles into Pierre. Th... (more)
I heard this guy go east about 4am from the tent, but didn't know if they would come back or what. While bumming around chasing BNSF trains we heard him get a warrant from Tracy back to Aurora at ... (more)
Picking Up The Orders. On Friday, March 11, 2022, Buffalo Southern's (BSOR) RS18u 1847 (ex-QGRY 1847, exx-CP 1847, née-CP 8752, RS18, MLW, 1958) arrives at the former Eden Center passenger... (more)
Known around the world, and arguably the best street running operation in the country, Chicago South Shore & South Bends’ iconic 11th street passageway, shuts down Sunday Feb. 27th, 2022, as pla... (more)
Until its closure in the early 1990s, the EJ&E would move ingots for US Steel between its South Works in Chicago and Gary Works in Northwest Indiana. This train is seen headed east toward Gary. ... (more)
Not many tunnels in Chicago, but plenty of bridges. A four-pack of Rio Grande Tunnel Motors brings a coal train across the Cal-Sag Channel on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
With a hefty pickup from Cleveland Cliffs, the "Short Line" makes a shove move down the BP Lead in Whiting, Indiana. The crew will shove onto the NS and through nearby CP 502 to access h... (more)
A pack of Union Railroad MP15’s and SW1500’sarrive at the Bessemer & Lake Erie interchange at North Bessemer, Pennsylvania.
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad performed a shakedown and load test run with recently restored ex-C&O turned WMSR 2-6-6-2 1309 on December 16. The locomotive is rounding Helmstetter’s Curv... (more)
PO-74 starts to slowly roll east after pausing on the causeway over Pocono Summit Lake due to track work ahead.