Resting next to the Ann Arbor back shops are a long line of the railroads GP35's. The back shops burned to the ground a few years after this photo, taking AA 386 with it. 393 is still in service... (more)
A pair of SD9043MACs poke their noses out on two of the dead line tracks at the north end of Butler Yard. 14 SD70's, 4 C44-9W's, 7 C40-8's, 5 SD9043's, and a lonely MP15 tucked in the middle. In ... (more)
An assortment of retired locomotives sit in storage on the south side of CSX's Corbin yard along the former L&N from Corbin to Etowah. The stored locomotives included CSX's infamous SD40-2 No. 888... (more)
Over two dozen SD40-2's of various CSX predecessors sit in storage, basking in the late winter sun in the yard at CSX's Huntington Locomotive Shops. Many of the locomotives will ultimately be scra... (more)
Boston's Beacon Park Yard is now officially history; Worcester Yard is one of the beneficiaries with a $100 million expansion, which at 79 acres is pretty close to what Beacon Park Yard was. Track... (more)
As the Union Pacific continues to sideline it's fleet of SD9043 Big MACs, the effects can be clearly seen on one of the 4 dead line tracks at Butler Yard.
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With dusk fast approaching, an empty Philly oil train heads back west bound for the oil fields in North Dakota with the Norfolk Southern Interstate Heritage engine in the lead. After being delayed... (more)
A string of former Erie Mining RS11s are in storage at the former Wharton & Northern yard in Roxbury, N.J. Most of these units have since been cut up. M&E affiliated company RRPX still rosters th... (more)
Prior to the opening of the Boonton equipment storage facility, the URHS had equipment stored at various locations around Northern New Jersey. One location was the former DL&W MU yard, just west o... (more)
The end of an era.
A unit train carrying sand in loaded low gons pulls south into Butler Yard on the Roundhouse lead where it will tie down for the night.
VLI export units crossing the Potomac river
A grain train with a nice set of SD40-2s waits for helpers at Livingston before heading up Bozeman Pass.
Former Metro-North CDOT M2's (Cosmopolitans) arrive at Selkirk Yard on the end of an inbound train from West Springfield, MA. The 8 cars (4 sets) are making their way to the scrap yard after 40 so... (more)
A rare (for northern Minnesota) set of Ferromex GEs loads an ore train bound for Mexico. This is actually a BNSF train and typically BNSF units power these moves.