One of the scenic highlights of the Rio Grande Zephyr’s journey was Ruby Canyon on the Colorado/Utah border. One of our desires was to shoot the train there, but topo maps did not indicate an entr... (more)
A Delaware & Hudson rebuilt RS3 waits with a bicentennial sister on the service tracks at Hudson, Pennsylvania. Hudson was the southernmost point on the D&H, where the Jersey Central and the PRR/P... (more)
The Delaware & Hudson sent eight tired RS3’s to Morrison –Knudsen in Boise, Idaho for rebuilding. The new units, designated model TE56-4A by MK, externally featured a large air filter box and a ch... (more)
Amtrak train 77, the Piedmont, departs Raleigh Union Station for Charlotte, North Carolina. Many changes have occurred over the past several months. The building just above the locomotive i... (more)
AC4400CW’s in Three Flavors
An eastbound train departing CP’s yard in Franklin Park, Illinois has drawn AC4400CW’s from CSX, CP Rail, and Union Pacific as power.
A Delaware & Hudson Penn Division detour train begins the journey north to Binghamton, having reversed direction after entering the former Erie Jefferson Division at Jefferson Junction. The portio... (more)
Bow Coal at Jeff Junction - 2
The Bow Coal train has pulled past the operator’s shanty at Jefferson Junction... (more)
Bow Coal at Jeff Junction
A unit train of coal bound for the Public Service of New Hampshire power plant at Bow, New Hampshire is approaching the Delaware & Hudson Penn Division at... (more)
A northbound Delaware & Hudson Penn Division detour train rolls west along Conrail’s Southern Tier Line in Lanesboro, Pennsylvania.
It’s not the best-looking unit on the roster, but it’s still a U33C pulling a Penn Division detour train on the Delaware & Hudson. The train is just entering Conrail’s Southern Tier Line from the ... (more)
CSX train R171, the southbound Orange Blossom Special, crosses the Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace, Maryland. With only about half of the massive bridge in sight, it’s entirely possible... (more)
CSX train R171, the southbound Orange Blossom Special, rolls south (B&O west) under the US 322 overpass at Twin Oaks, Pennsylvania. One of the hottest trains on the lines that hosted it, th... (more)
An eastbound CSX intermodal train rolls toward Philadelphia as it passes the Twin Oaks auto facility.
Stealth Operation on the Waterfront
A CSX SW1500 in the company’s most unpopular paint scheme works at Pier 78 in Philadelphia. The trackage on Columbus Avenue was jointly served b... (more)
Conrail inherited seven E10B electrics from the Niagara Junction. Web resources show the dispositions of units 4750-4755, but 4756, former NJ 20, isn’t accounted for. Judging from this photo, it s... (more)