An Illinois Central Gulf “caboose hop” speeds northbound at Pontiac, Illinois, on the former Alton/Gulf, Mobile & Ohio main line running from Chicago to St. Louis in May 1984
An Albany and Eastern train switches Weyerhaeuser’s Santiam Lumber mill south of Lebanon, Oregon, on the AERC’s Sweet Home branch on September 26, 2016. The train is powered by two GE B40-8s—No. 1... (more)
'Selfie' at a special place with train and trucks on one photo: EuroCity 438 with 'rubber nose' from København H (Denmark) toward Hamburg Hbf (Germany) inside ferry boat between Rødbyhavn and Putt... (more)
Pushing on the rear end of a grain train are 3 MRL helper units. These helpers are manned and once the train reaches the crest, they usually split off. Nothing like beautiful morning light touchin... (more)
On a clear summer morning, Yreka Western switches cars at the interchange with Central Oregon & Pacific.
Dual voltage BB 25693 (built Dec. 1975 withdrawn Dec. 2012) starts a Lausanne - Paris from the Vallorbe border station. Vallorbe is in Switzerland. The train will enter the Mont d'Or Tunnel shortl... (more)
A nice discovery on a late.morning visit to the small Pan Am Yard at Lower Rotterdam Junction on a cold, sunny Sunday. Not one but two recent repainted blues; MEC 7523 & MEC 7561 bask in the March... (more)
TGV 01 "Patrick" is not undergoing maintenance. It is on display for a one-day exhibition as part of the Farewell to Patrick tour.
Brand new GEEP to replace the ALCO's...…..
With strict social distancing rules in place, trackside is a nice place to go and in theory not be around people. With word out that Pan Am was sending their wreck train from Rigby Yard in Portlan... (more)
The former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy/Burlington Northern branch from Holdridge, Nebraska, to Sterling, Colorado, is now operated by Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado RailNet. In this view on Januar... (more)
Windmill train CN X319 is approaching Turcot Ouest where it will get a fresh crew. Ths train has CN 3158 solo and 50 windmill towers.
ONR 104 is an ex-Canadian Pacific wood caboose done over with steel sides and ends, at North Bay, Ontario in June 1986.
UP 3096 leads an Oakland to Long Beach baretable down Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Cutoff. The train is just about to cross over Hwy 138 at North Canyon.
Reading Company T-1 4-8-4 2102 crosses the 1856 Schuylkill River Viaduct in the West Falls section of Philadelphia.