An eastbound Union Pacific freight approaches the Hermosa Tunnels leaving Hermosa, Wyoming, in July 1984. EMD’s SD40-2 ruled the UP main line back then, and the power on this train is no exception... (more)
A Burlington Northern coal train snakes along the edge of the North Platte River through Wendover Canyon between Wendover and Cassa, Wyoming, on July 18, 1985. Five locomotives, elephant-style, po... (more)
Amtrak’s Winter Park Express ski train lays over in the siding at Fraser, Colorado, on January 7, 2017. The train takes skiers from Denver to Winter Park in the morning, with the empty train layin... (more)
An eastbound BNSF coal empty crosses Bridge 57 across the Clark Fork west of Trout Creek, Montana, on September 30, 2014.
Dwarfed by the rugged cliffs of Wyoming’s Sheep Canyon, an eastbound BNSF stack train passes milepost 414 on the Casper Subdivision on June 21, 2017.
Missouri Pacific SD40s Nos. 3088 and 3080, along with SD40-2 No. 3134 rest at Yard Center locomotive facility at Dolton, Illinois, on September 15, 1985.
Three new Mo-Pac Truck Lines, Inc. International tractors wait to go to work at Missouri Pacific’s Yard Center intermodal yard at Dolton, Illinois, on September 15, 1985.
Climbing Mullan Pass west of Helena and crossing Austin Creek Trestle is a westbound BNSF manifest freight grinding its way up a 2.2% grade through Skyline, Montana, on the afternoon of June 28, 2... (more)
Almost to the summitA westbound BNSF manifest freight powered by three Montana Rail Link SD45s exits Bozeman Pass Tunnel in a swirl of exhaust and is about to crest the summit of Bozema... (more)
In 1986, EMDs line the tracks at Santa Fe’s locomotive facility at Corwith Yard in Chicago, Illinois, on a typically somber day for the midwest in November. Right to left; Santa Fe No. 5838 is a S... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific stack train is silhouetted against a setting sun at Hermosa, Wyoming, on May 10, 2007.
Busy times at Converse JunctionA Chicago & North Western coal train led by GE AC4400CW No. 8803 has just about finished loading at Antelope Mine at Converse Junction, Wyoming, on May 12... (more)
With the Continental Divide looming above, a loaded Rio Grande coal train arcs through the long curve at Crescent, Colorado, in July 1984.
A seven-car Union Pacific Potash local trundles through amazing red rock country along the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, on February 10, 2006.
The eastbound Empire Builder has just passed Division Street on the morning of June 10, 2016, in a view from Dayton’s Bluff that features the Mississippi River and downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, as... (more)