Sidewalk Life. At 98 feet long, Union Pacific Railroad 6938 (DDA40X, EMD, 1970) is an impressive sight and a tribute to the "bigger is better" days of railroading. One of 47 built, this uni... (more)
CSX mixed manifest Q619 passes some parked local power in Monroe, North Carolina's ex-Deaboard ASirline yard in 2014. CSXR 7553 was a C40-8 built in 1989. It has since been retired from the active... (more)
When a snowstorm forced me to change my routing on a drive from LA to Philadelphia, I found myself in Dodge City, KS, where I found this 45t and two ex Missouri Pacific dome cars (painted for thei... (more)
A CSX SD40-3 is in charge of a high and wide load coming down the rold Columbia, Newberry & Laurens Railroad in 2013.
A face only a mother could love. The Central Wisconsin Railroad started with a fleet of ancient ex-MILW FM switchers on the ex-MILW line west of Waukesha. Few of the FM fleet ever turned a revenue... (more)
SMS NE-1 heads back to the Northeast Industrial Park after interchanging cars with NS in Delanson.
CLOVIS NM Jan 22 1984 — As the shadows grow long and the light fades Santa Fe U36C 8794 is westbound at the New Mexico Division-Plains Division border. My photo.
A snow-covered collection at the former NRE Dixmoor shops, which has since closed up.
...or is it St. John's River Bridge? The debate continues, as they call it by both. At any rate, it's almost impossible to get a locomotive of this class leading here, so you celebrate in the ov... (more)
No lights and no glass panes: diesel loc at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden.
Today's Pocono turn thunders past the Lackawanna signal bridge in Elmhurst while fall colors explode.
Three elephant style Santa Fe B40-8's. Lead a stack train at Hackberry, Arizona. (Tom Ellis photo)
Belt Railway of Chicago Alco C424s and EMD SW9s and SW1200s congregate on the west side of the locomotive shop at Clearing Yard in Bedford Park, Illinois, on December 5, 1987.
This unit was being tested on the CN along with KLWX 9530 which I did not catch. But I did get 8520!
An exceptionally rare leader brings 98 north on a wet and unsettled afternoon heading toward Palatka, running on time. The dash 8 leaders only happen every few years it seems.