A westbound Santa Fe intermodal train races an impending storm across the plains south of Raton, New Mexico. A matched set of five SD40-2’s is more than enough power for the 43-car train.
Ten, count 'em, ten EMD standard cabs lead two GE wide cabs and an SD70ACe on an empty Herzog ballast train during a May rain shower.
Under stormy skies, a westbound BNSF grain train climbing Winston Hill led by Santa Fe GE C40-8W No. 930 still dressed in weathered “pinkbonnet” colors enters the siding at Winston, Montana, meeti... (more)
On June 14, 2009, afternoon storms dump rain in the mountains to the east as a westbound Union Pacific Operation Lifesaver special led by AC4400CW No. 7250 heads west out of Rogers Mesa, Colorado.... (more)
This coal train is sporting some of the latest new UP power in the form of an EMD SD70ACe-T4. 3 of them are in a 2x1 DP setup as this roll this empty westbound from Waukegan, WI, towards Black Thu... (more)
UP 9102 stops at Reno Junction with a loaded coal train while an empty CNW coal train heads back to the mine. The threatening skies were common on our trip to the Powder River Coal Line in May of ... (more)
PN'S 7010 hold up Traffic on Street Rd on a rainy friday.
Lightning pops out of a distant thunderhead as the prairie winds carry it across the open plains while the beautiful center of our Milky Way Galaxy rises high above the New Mexico landscape and th... (more)
On the inclement afternoon of September 30, 2014, a westbound BNSF coal train passes Frog Pond west of Trout Creek, Montana, during some brief sunshine in the Clark Fork Valley.
Climbing out of Rawlins the westbound ZNPOA nears the crest at Hadsell, WY as a spring weather system begins to break up overhead.
A strong thunderstorm has passed and the sun has returned - just in time to illuminate the 5 vintage ALCOs as they depart Holbrook
From on board Amtrak's Southwest Chief, here we knock down a semaphore signal as our train quickly traverses the high-desert terrain while a thunderstorm brews in the distance.
As this photographer gets soaked a couple of Huntsville & Madison County GE's wait for their next assignment.
During the evening of March 6th a line of strong thunderstorms ahead of a cold front pushed thru Missouri with straight line winds and tornadoes. Strong winds ended up knocking over this stopped ... (more)
A Union Pacific train heads south as it beats a thunderstorm into Salt Lake City