CSX manifest Q692 lights up SK Cabin on the Big Sandy Sub a couple hours before dawn.
Early when only a few SD70Ms roamed the UP system, UP 4000 is captured as the sun sets leading the IAPOA-19 at James, CA.
A blazing red sky explodes over Missouri as an empty westbound coal train roars across the countryside with an SD70ACe on the point and an SD70MAC trailing.
After meeting NS 304 at London, NS 130 is rolling east at Glade Run. Glade Run, MP 158 has a High Clearance detector, as well as a Hot Box and Dragging Equipment Detector. This is one of the few r... (more)
Rounding a twenty-degree curve on a 1.7% uphill grade, H802 with 2 AC's and 37 loads of coal are down to 3mph on wet rail.
20A stalled coming up the West Slope due to an engine failure which then bunched up the east bounds. A helper set was sent to rescue the distressed train. Once together they continued east and her... (more)
A late, January sunrise over the Colorado Plateau creates magnificent colors in the sky as a heavy BNSF New York to Los Angeles intermodal train climbs the grade east of Flagstaff, Ariz. with the ... (more)
The Hopi Buttes provide the backdrop during a chilly, January sunrises along the Colorado Plateau as a hot shot Z-train powers up the grade between Darling and Angell. Four GE motors have no probl... (more)
Whatever it takes. In the early 1960s, construction began on the Oroville Dam. Once the dam was completed, the resulting reservoir flooded the Western Pacific mainline east of Oroville. A new rout... (more)
The empty iron ore train approaching of old tunnel EFVM at RH12.
UP 4261 West approaches several big hogbacks in Wills Point, TX.
Sunset over the MissouriLike a firestorm peaking beneath evening storm clouds, the sun is setting over a zigzagging Missouri River just east of Toston, Montana, as a westbound BNSF grai... (more)
Busy evening on Logan HillAfter sunset at 9:00 p.m. on July 2, 2016, three Union Pacific coal trains converge on Logan Hill in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin. On the far right are rear DP... (more)
The headlight of a lone Norfolk Southern EMD GP38-2 illuminates the Guyandotte River Valley and silhouettes one of the few remaining Virginian Railway searchlight signals at Ittman on NS' Guyandot... (more)
The H BELKCK holds main 1 while a Westbound grain train climbs its way up out of town, beginning its journey across the Panhandle Sub on a cold and clear Saturday morning.