Partial List of Surviving Shay Locomotives

The Yosemite Lumber Company's #4 Shay is partially restored and is on continuous display at the Sierra Nevada Logging Museum in Arnold, California. Restored and on continuous outdoor display in downtown Cadillac, Michigan for free viewing is a Cadillac–Soo Lumber Company locomotive with tender. The oldest surviving Shay, serial number 122, built in 1884, is [...]

By | 2018-04-13T10:28:02+00:00 April 13th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

A Man Named Shay

Eric Wilmot, Director Marketing & Technology I often feature technology and inventors in this feature and for good reason. The inspiration of improvement, innovation and progress can take us from the first heavier-than-air manned flight to landing on the moon in a span of only 2 generations. One such inspired man, Ephraim Shay, [...]

By | 2018-04-13T11:08:26+00:00 April 13th, 2018|FYI, logistics, railcars, Transportation|0 Comments

USA Metals Tariff Opinion Poll

We like giving away coffee and you like letting us know your valuable opinion. Let's meet in the middle! President Trump recently enacted a tariff on metal product imports and we'd love to know how you feel about that.  We'll show our appreciation by holding a drawing for a  Starbucks* gift card. (If you don't [...]

By | 2018-04-11T09:50:35+00:00 April 11th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments


Eric Wilmot, Director Marketing & Technology                 Do I have your attention? It's this same time each year that rail shippers fall into one of three categories: "I'm so glad I did my taxes on time." "Taxes again? But I just did them last year!" "Taxes? [...]

By | 2018-03-19T14:50:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|logistics|0 Comments

CSXT- Anniversary Report

From CSX update: Takeaways from the March 1 investor conference — analysis by Tony Hatch, Progressive Railroading Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO               It has been a year since Hunter Harrison was named CEO of CSX promising an overhaul, improved service, and a "reformation" of rail operations. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T10:31:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|logistics, Transportation|0 Comments