Passengers enjoy a river level view of the Hells Gate area of the Fraser River Canyon aboard the Super Continental as it heads westward towards Vancouver, BC. The highway is several hundred feet a... (more)
Rock Island F9M 4162 was born in 1948 as a Union Pacific F3A unit. UP rebuilt this and some other F3s into F9Ms in the late 1950s and eventually sold some to Rock Island. The 4162 is shown a littl... (more)
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr rolls thru the control point at Orestod, just east of Bond, CO. This is Thursday in March, and the consist is a few cars shorter than the weekend or summer trains. ... (more)
A father and son stroll along DRGW 5771 (F9A) at the Colorado Railroad Museum. I remember as a kid watching along the tracks as the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad worked a local yard in the... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr had an appeal that just can’t be matched by today’s intercity trains. One element that may never return is the ability to stand in the vestibule and watch the train fr... (more)
During a service stop, the Super Continental is refueled and restocked. This part of Edmonton was redeveloped and there are no longer tracks here.
A rare photo for me, an actual BN passenger train. Here the Mainstreeter is briefly stopped at Minneapolis before heading to St. Paul. BN ran intercity passenger service for only 14 months prior t... (more)
Executive Fs looking more in character with a freight train ready to head west make a fine sight in one of the most photographed re-creations.
The OSR Woodstock job is caught beside CP train 234 in Woodstock, Ontario.
SC 1101 brings up the rear of the Polar Express as it moves down Beach Street on its way to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. Santa Cruz would not be the same without trains. Long may they run.
LTV Steel (ex-Erie Mining) 4214 is finished unloading and is about to head back to the mine with an eclectic assortment of power in October of 1993. Lake Superior looms in the background.
Rarely did the Rio Grande Zephyr cross the Wasatch and the Rocky Mountains with only two F9s for power, but it did happen at times when the consist was light. Train No. 18 from Salt Lake City is l... (more)
Former BN executive F is covered in snow while sister BN-3 powers Holiday Special
Travelling west through some beautiful Colorado scenery, the Rio Grande Zephyr approaches the small settlement of State Bridge, Colorado.
Following the meandering Colorado River, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr passes through Yarmony. Colorado.