City Of Prineville Railway 1551 on the move to go pick up the 989 and the 1837.
I really dislike graffiti on railroad equipment, and don’t make a point of specially-recording any of it in a photograph. But once in a blue moon a car will go by that catches my attention. On Feb... (more)
GASX (GATX Corporation) stock car in use by Great Markwestern Packing Company. At least on Conrail, loaded, these would be the first cars behind the locomotives on intermodal trains, and there wou... (more)
A shell of its former self. With the grain elevators of Hansen-Mueller in the background, BRAN 71 (Alco S3) seems to have found a final resting perch at Cox Contracting. After being built for the ... (more)
Two double-track lines run next to each other through Middlesex affording opportunities for a passenger and freight train meet. Here it happened but not in the way I had envisioned. A passenger... (more)
A westbound Canadian Pacific train detours on the Soo Line’s former Milwaukee Road main line between Chicago and the Twin Cities due to its own main line in Ontario blockaded by protesting First N... (more)
A 138 car string of veteran DMIR ore cars led by a trio of SD40-3's pull off the yard track at United Taconite and make the south turn on the CN Missabe Sub headed back to Proctor, MN while IC 625... (more)
Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac power backs to its train at Potomac Yard in Alexandria, Virginia.
Some cars just sit around too much. This artwork decorates a large covered hopper car moving to a plastics plant in Chippewa Falls on Union Pacific. I'm no fan of graffiti art on modern railroads,... (more)
CP 60 is a Autonomous Geometry Test Car that rides in regular revenue trains placed anywhere in the train. In this case between the autoracks and intermodal on train 112. If a defect is found a re... (more)
Two Hooker (HOKX) tank cars are repaired in the busy Progress Rail Services car shop at Amarillo, Texas, on June 15, 2012.
RS 301 Crew unloading Bombardier R142 subway cars at Fresh Pond.
Rotary OY after dark. Here's a rear quarter view of OY and her auxiliary water car as they sit in the Chama Yard. Like most of the Leslie-type rotary snow plows, OY was built as a standard... (more)
BNSF 2897 (GP39M) is seen from under a hopper of a northbound freight as it runs on the Broomfield siding.
OMLX 4200, a former Hudson Bay Railway GP40-2LW, prepares to grab cars from an industry in South Chicago.