The IAIS 703 and 715 do some switching around the south end of their Council Bluffs railyard.
While visiting the Omaha Zoo, I kept hearing what sounded like engines idling and rail cars banging. I knew we had to be close to a freight yard. After some exploring, I discovered the way down ... (more)
Right across the Missouri River from Omaha, NE is a huge Union Pacific freight yard. I took the drone up to try and get all or most of it in one shot. In this shot, 4 UP locomotives are getting ... (more)
UP 4023 and UP 6900 welcome travelers to Omaha every year for the Men's College World Series in Baseball, sitting on top of a hill overlooking the interstate and across from the old Rosenblatt Sta... (more)
A Union Pacific Stack Train battles the steep grade and Curves above Cliff. The train has just exited Tunnel 8 and will soon plunge into Tunnel 9. Massive concrete retaini... (more)
SD45 in 2022 'Kinda'
Sitting in the ex Frisco yard in Oklahoma City is SD40m-2 NREX2761. Originally built as a 20 cylinder SD45 for the Southern in 1967, the unit was re-built as a SD40m-... (more)
Mixture of eclectic locomotives at the SARM.
One of only 54 SD18s built for domestic use... This SD18 soldiers on in shortline service in South Haven, Kansas. Built in 1963 and riding on Alco trucks this monster was designed f... (more)
CRR 3632 seen at Oak Ridge , Tn
A nice lash-up of second generation six-axle locomotives blast upgrade out of the Searles Valley. The train heavy in Trona (Soda Ash) was loaded in Trona, CA at the huge chemical p... (more)
The South Draw Sand Train Pull
No other place on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision combines grades, curves and tunnels like South Draw. This is the section of railroad the Rio Grande purchase... (more)
The new/old Waumbek Tank. Approximately 1 mile from Marshfield Station, and 1,000 vertical feet higher, we find Waumbek Tank.....or more properly, Waumbek Station. Throughout the history ... (more)
On April 6, the former Reading turned Reading & Northern T-1 4-8-4 2102 was taken back out on the mainline for the first time in 31 years. After more than 3 decades of napping, owner Andy Muller ... (more)
Following a day of break-in runs, the Reading T-1 4-8-4 2102, now RBMN, gets some evening TLC at the Port Clinton, PA Steam Shops after a 31-year nap.