On a crisp, early autumn day, a trio of Montana Rail Link SD45s power a BNSF freight westbound into Algoma, Idaho, only moments after crossing the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint, on ... (more)
Burlington Northern on the Southern Tier
Not quite, but it sometimes seemed that way after the Susquehanna acquired a bunch of ex-BN SD45’s and F45’s, and leased a bunch more. Here... (more)
Santa Fe SD45R 5376 with SD40-2s 5042, 5129 and F45 5955.
Santa Fe SD-45 5602 leads NW high nose SD-45 1770 and Santa Fe SD-26 4634 east toward tunnel 9 on Tehachapi Loop. The consist also had NW 1636, and made for an interesting lash-up of locomotives.... (more)
On May 21, 2011, Montana Rail Link’s gas local follows the Flathead River on the scenic Tenth Subdivision west of Perma, Montana. Powering the eastbound train headed back to Missoula is EMD SD45 (... (more)
SCXY 1326 holds before assignment.
Late in the afternoon, with the lengthening shadows of the bluffs along the Colorado River eating up the right of way, Rio Grande 5347 West charges right at the camera with a manifest in tow. Behi... (more)
I made friends with the farmer that owns the land around MP 11 on the Marquette Hill. There are some cool views from the fields as the railroad curves all over to keep the grade as the railroad dr... (more)
New York, Susquehanna &Western SD45 6500 (ex-BN 6500) and F45 6370 westbound at Tunnel, New York on June 22, 1988.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest eases downgrade on the south track at Cajon, California.
Eastern Idaho RR high hood SD45 3167 was built for the Southern Railway in 1970. This was one of 4 SD45's on the roster at that time. 2 were high hood ex Southern units, and 2 others were original... (more)
Santa Fe #5346, SD45-2 B-unit #5513, C30-7 #8096 and GATX (ex-Soo Line) SD40-2 #9349 head Eastbound and are just about to enter Abo Canyon.
WC 7507 leads a grain train east out of the Tucson yard. Just about any sort of pool power could be found on the point of a train going east over "The Stormy".
Powered by a pair of Wisconsin Central’s husky SD45s, WC train No. 242 heads east (south) along Duplainville Road north of Duplainville, Wisconsin, after an early snow on November 11, 1995.
A pair of consecutively-numbered Milwaukee Road SD45s are seen running west on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.