As twilight begins to set-in along the Arizona Divide, a heavy Kansas City, KS to Barstow, CA manifest train grinds up the steep grade near Flagstaff. With fresh snow on the ground, four GE locomo... (more)
Fresh snow covers the ground at Seligman, Ariz. as a hot Stockton, Calif. to Willow Springs, Ill. Z7 begins to climb the grade towards the summit of the Arizona Divide.
An eastbound Conrail “TV” train kicks up the snow through Hudson Lake, Indiana, at 9:08 a.m. on February 25, 1990.
BNSF 8143 leads a Barstow to Vancouver drag across Tehachapi Creek at Woodford on it's way west.
A pair of SWP and AVR engines lead a transfer to the Wheeling & Lake Erie at Bruceton as they cross over the Monongahela River at Homestead on a sunny fall morning.
The old guard at Walonger…… On September 11th, 1996 the vast empire of the Southern Pacific Railroad was folded into the camp of their age old ally and rival, the Union Pacific. Since that time So... (more)
Back in 2009 the BNSF was taking delivery of new 6300's series units. Here a westbound coal train has 11 units, 7 of them brand new units probably heading to Alliance for setup. The train passes t... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Laboring up the eastern slope of the Tehachapi grade Union Pacific's westbound MWCFR approaches the 'three amigos' searchlight installation at Warren. Strategically placed to serve the CTC ruled m... (more)
On a chilly Sunday morning, Norfolk Southern's mixed freight 165 climbs the steep grade at "Schuleen" and continues west on the Pulaski District.
A set of lite helper power was descending the Tehachapis at the east siding switch Walong
Exhibiting an “open door” policy most likely caused by overheating on a warm May day, Santa Fe SD45R 5329 leads a westbound train drifting downgrade out of Bealville.
With the fall colors peaking, a manifest train passes the iconic PRR signals in Lilly, PA on an autumn afternoon.
Looking six miles through the binoculars to the western horizon sparks a frantic dash to the best vantage point to capture the train we've been hoping to see for several days but which we weren't ... (more)