BNSF HKCKSPO powered by only a pair of Montana Rail Link SD45s (Nos. 355 and 326) heads west between Noxon and Heron, Montana, on September 26, 2014. Earlier that morning, a traction motor fire on... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s gas local descends Evaro Hill near Nagos, Montana, on September 28, 2013. Rebuilt SD40 No. 256 (now labeled a SD40-2XR) leads newer SD70ACe No. 4312 for power.
The California Zephyr is between Azure and Radium on the Moffat Route and a very nice winters day.
A UP coal train climbs through Volcano en route to Phippsburg where they will change crews and continue to the one of the coal loadouts for another load. The scenery is as spectacular as ever but ... (more)
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr passes Hideaway Park at Winter Park, Colo. headed for its next stop at Fraser. The date was May 16, 1970, just two months after the discontinuance of the famous Ca... (more)
The overhead slide detector fences are ever vigilant as eastbound Rio Grande Zephyr Train 18 negotiates one of the most rugged canyons in Colorado — awesome Gore Canyon. The canyon was named aft... (more)
How could a day of shooting get any better — after capturing the California Zephyr at this spot, behind it came the “Yampa Valley” Train 9 headed 231 miles (from Denver) to Craig in N.W. Colorado.... (more)
Pretty clean dome car glass, yes? You’re on the Rio Grande Zephyr, Train 18, eastbound through Ruby Canyon just after leaving Utah, and the train is about to cross McDonald Creek which empties in... (more)
One of the most favorite passenger trains, the California Zephyr, exits the first of 28 tunnels at Plainview, Colo. before it reaches the big one under the continental divide — the 6.2-mile long M... (more)
Officers of the BN wanted to see some of the D&RGW so they brought their own inspection cars — a full length dome, a diner and a power car. It has just passed through 6.2-mile long Moffat Tunnel ... (more)
Seven leased Oakway SD-60s lead an empty coal train from Amarillo around the curve on Colorado’s Joint Line where it enters U.S. Force Academy property. The train is headed back to the Powder Riv... (more)
Engine 7723 leads a westbound freight across the East Glacier, Montana trestle.
Engine 5106 leads a westbound freight through West Brimstone, Montana on a snowy December day.
Over looking the small village of Pinecliffe, CO, an eastbound loaded crude oil train from Wash, UT to Midwest City, OK is about to enter the narrow cut before entering Tunnel #29.
BNSF C44-9W no. 5337 leads a UP C40-8 and BNSF ES44C4 on the Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest. The train is rounding the horseshoe easing down the 2% grade at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon.