Amtrak's Empire Builder makes a "smoking stop" at the crew change point of Havre, MT. That allowed time to jump off the train and inspect Great Northern Northern no. 2584 which has been ... (more)
A CSX manifest crosses the trestle over I-24 in Whiteside as it approaches Chattanooga with an SD40E3 in tow.
A low autumn sun just barely lights up a southbound Chicago & North Western freight, powered by a pair of Alco C628s, departing Butler Yard in Wisconsin on October 25, 1985.
CN GE ET44AC No. 3279 and another CN GE counterpart lead CSX bulk commodity (ethanol) train B637-27 southbound out of the Twin Tunnels at Lambs Ferry Road on the CC Subdivision. As you can see, CS... (more)
BN F7A 758 leads a trio of EMD hood units on a southbound freight crossing the diamonds and interchange at Argo Tower south of downtown Seattle. This location saw all railroads serving Seattle, BN... (more)
A traction motor change in progress at the GWRS shop in Assinaboia, SK. This B23-7's paint scheme was applied by the Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad in the US, and patched by the GWRS upon purchase. ... (more)
Chicago & North Western EMD SD18 No. 6633 shows off its new paint job at the railroad’s Proviso Yard locomotive facility at Proviso, Illinois on the morning of March 15, 1992. C&NW acquired a gr... (more)
ATSF 185 leads a nice set of EMD FT motors, with freight in tow near Palmer Lake Colorado. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
IHB 1514 and 1504 waits for the next assignment at the IHB Blue Island Yard.
UP broke out the rotary for the first time in early Feb. Its been a winter for the history books and the rotary would make its way back up to the Hill on March 6th. Since then its been used 2 more... (more)
Latest acquisition. Efforting the history of this ALCO. International Intermodal Center on the long hood leads to Huntsville, Alabama. IIC-107. Ex Dupont 107; ex DOE 39-5309. Serial #. 79052.
D&RGW train 1, the Scenic Limited, is seen at Salt Lake City Utah on September 6th 1936. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
I'd rather be lucky. Both EXO 185 and CP 223 are heading in the same direction as the commuter train drops down the North Jct Lead and CP 223 (formerly CP 251) passes on the Adirondack Sub.... (more)
The Swedish-made, well-worn locomotive is ready for the morning departure.
Shortline pride. Sartigan personnel wipe CFS 2044's long hood and those distinctive ZWT trucks get some fresh paint at the start of a shift. A photo shoot for a local business association w... (more)