A challenger on Sherman Hill
NS 8731, one of Nine Tired old war wagons heading west out of Altoona in one of these so called "funeral" trains.
In the late 1970’s, the Delaware and Hudson repainted a lot of their units in one of several variants of a solid blue with yellow highlights paint scheme. Whether it w... (more)
The engineer on a Sage Hen Helper waves as the train highballs Canby, CA on the Modoc Line.
This is the aftermath of the November 22, 1994 taconite train runaway on Tennessee Pass. The train ran away on the 3% grade, and ended up in a pile at the bottom of the Mitchell Curves. Remarkabl... (more)
With two Rio Grande SD40T-2s added as a point helper, a westbound freight climbs along the Price River at Castle Gate, Utah, on the afternoon of September 7, 1995. The helpers will be removed at K... (more)
CN 102 is heading into Oakwood Yard light to pickup cars from the Norfolk Southern.
Tennessee Pass—1985 Rolling over the very top of Tennessee Pass after helping an eastbound Rio Grande freight up the 3% grade out of Minturn are four SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors—the engineer ... (more)
A pair of CN RS-18's switch the small yard in Coteau, Quebec in May of 1988. Even though I didn't speak French, the crew still invited me on board to ride/switch with them for almost an hour!
Yard power wait at engine track
Everything is black. A pair of former Penn Central F7As are hooked to a former Penn Central Geep as the set of black units are staged in an equally dirty, grimy Colehour Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Espee GrimeA Southern Pacific freight heads north (railroad east) through Traver, California, on September 14, 1979. Cotton Belt SD45T-2 9374 is on the point this day. There is a ... (more)
After pulling off their train in order to make way for the GG1 waiting in the distance, a pair of Penn Central E8s pull across the manually operated grade crossing and head towards the engine hous... (more)