A straight SD40, ex-ATSF has the yard duties in the Oakland BNSF Yard. The San Francisco Bay Bridge lurks in the background.
3 units lead 2 cars into the Peace River Valley, for the Daishowa Forest company.
Tomorrow morning's power for L502 and L527 respectively, sit in McLennan
With the newest power stored (the FURX SD40-2s to the right), and the older stuff waiting to depart, I have no other option but to smile, as the chances of seeing a straight SD40 are little to non... (more)
CN 6024 leads a 10mph restricted L522 into Edmonton's Walker Yard.
CN 6021 idles on the shop track in Jasper.
M337 is in a hard pull west of Apple River as they are about to clear the equipment defect detector at MP 146 with no defects. The train is about to top the hill and now will begin the downhill ro... (more)
Due to the weather and crews situation, M337 is running late today out of Hawthorne, IL. The crew is dead in 40 mintues and is only going to make it to Scale Mounds, IL on hours. Snow drifts aroun... (more)
SD40u and Jordan spreader 50945 attack a large pile of snow in the Gordon Yard. Several recent storms has given the area more snow so far this year than the past three winters combined. Good for w... (more)
3 different variations of the SD40 depart Jasper with M359.
CN 6020 idles away with a string of side dump cars at Lytton awaiting for her next duty on the Ashcroft Sub.
The fine sound of 4 SD 40's leading a grain load East on the BNSF IC 6011, 6015, 6203, 6064. Too bad there wasn't a black IC leading
A CSXT manifest with a solo FU leaser up front pulls down to the east end of the yard for head room.
The daily high priority manifest from Grand Forks to Galesburg, IL, passes a unique remnant of this area's railroad history. The sign is a warning that, before digging, due to an underground cable... (more)