On the former NKP Chicago-Fort Wayne line. The crew had "gone to beans" at a local eatery and left the motive power locked and idling on the main. They uncoupled from their train a half ... (more)
CSX Waterville to Selkirk manifest train M427 is seen passing through Downtown Clinton, MA, and is about to pass underneath the CSX branch line to Leominster.
CSX Waterville to Selkirk manifest train M427 is seen passing the Boston & Maine freight depot in Lancaster, MA.
CSX Waterville, Maine to Selkirk, New York manifest train M427 is seen heading down the Stony Brook Branch in North Chelmsford. The crew will drop the Ayer cut of cars in Graniteville before runni... (more)
Amtrak 260 leads #8, The Empire Builder, thru Oak Creek, WI. in March of 1993. Lots of non-passenger revenue at this time.
BN 8159 leads an eastbound intermodal train onto double track at MP 18 in Edmonds, WA on its ways between Seattle and the climb over Stevens Pass for the trip to Chicago. BNSF has graded between E... (more)
BN 6599's head end brakeman inspects BN 8159 and its eastbound train as it enters double track just north of the Edmonds station at MP 18 along Puget Sound. This location was a bottleneck for BN a... (more)
BNSF was plugged up on their double track mainline between Nelson & Winona Jct., WI on March 18. This was the first of three eastbound BNSF freights parked for hours. Interestingly this manifest w... (more)
Unusual scale test/monitoring cars, UP 903039 & 903037, made from tank cars, were spotted in a string of test cars parked at UP's Winona yard. I've seen a lot of test cars in my life, but these ar... (more)
Newport Tower, Newport, MN, was operated by the Milwaukee Road and was used to permit crossover between Milwaukee and Burlington trains so that the two roads could operate a shared track arrangeme... (more)
M301-29 thunders west across the historic Thomas Viaduct.
AMTK 136 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr up towards Tunnel 1 at Plainview, Colorado.
UP 4404 (SD70M) leads the special heritage car train into Aurora, Colorado on its way to Denver.
BNSF 2854 (GP39-2) runs light as it rounds the corner leading to Broomfield, Colorado.
BNSF 6325 (ES44AC) brings an empty coal train into downtown Denver, Colorado, passing Empower Field where the Denver Broncos play.