Empty hopper cars of many fallen flags line the tracks of a small yard at Mounds, UT. this branch line is used by the famed "dirt train" that at one time used DRGW tunnel motors to transport trash... (more)
HWLV passes the northbound blade at MP 269 just north of Saltillo, IN. This is along the road that connects Leipsic with Saltillo and Campbellsburg, and it took a bit of semi-legal parking to get ... (more)
Where else can you find two pieces of street running, AND semaphores, on the same stretch of mainline? Here we see INRD's Hiawatha-Louisville train negotiating 15th Street in New Albany. I counted... (more)
A westbound BNSF stack train enters the western end of Crozier Canyon. In the distance, at top left, is the Hualapai reservation, and the town of Peach Springs.
CP Bethlehem's "hole" signal reads all red, on a cold January night. These signals date back to the Lehigh Valley RR, and are a welcome change from the typical hooded NS monstrosities permeating t... (more)
Eastbound NS thunders up the hill towards Cassandra, as the heat from the exhaust all but obscures the position lights in he background.
The helpers' engineer rest his head as he awaits the departure of his train in South Fork, PA.
Running about an hour late, NS 951 heads east through Claypool on its way to Ft. Wayne.
INRD northbound/eastbound trundles over Shuffle Creek under some post-thunderstorm skies.
INRD southbound passes what are probably the Monon's most photographed set of blades, in Orleans. This is a relatively easy spot to shoot since it is just off IN SR 37.
Northbound CSX coal train passes the nicely restored Princeton depot after dark.
A northbound ISRR coal train passes through Switz City, a town known more for its red INRD engines than this line, which cuts right through the "downtown" area.
Northbound ISRR coal heads north from its interchange with INRD on a humid early-autumn day.
Southbound CSX freight heads towards the Ohio River at dusk.
BNSF coal heads east through the cornfields of Ohio, about to enter Bloomdale