A busy day at Reno Junction. An empty BNSF and a loaded UP train wait, while another BNSF train heads north after loading at Black Thunder Mine.
A large herd of elk are more interested in the grain and I rather than the train that is about to hit them!
About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I took this photo withen about 5 minutes of the train stopping. I ran to the front expecting ... (more)
A railfan takes video of 11V with three EMD leaders as it heads west through the Cassandra Railroad Overlook as the sun burns off the morning fog.
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr skims along the desert floor at the foot of Utah's Book Cliffs.
UP 4517 heads east through yet another tunnel as it makes its way through Gore Canyon.
Through the trees, UP 5807 leads a northbound train onto the Salt Creek Trestle
It was a matter of 2 or 3 minutes: I had the good luck to get this eastbound MRL train lit by the very first sun light of the day. This kind of picture requires some careful editing though. The br... (more)
Intermountain Rigging and HeavyHaul of Salt Lake City, UT, hauled three ex-NdeM E60C's from UP's rail at Craig, CO, to Deseret Power near Dinsaur, CO. Truck climbs hill with two trucks pushing!
The mountains of Tibet, where a new railway was opened in july 2006. This train is headed for Chengdu, 3.360 km and 46 hours away. The highest point on the Tibet line is at 16.640 feet (5.072 m) -... (more)
Union Pacific 4-12-2 9514, Class UP-5, was built by ALCO in 1930, one of eighty-eight locomotives. As built, she was numbered 9077, later re-numbered to 9514. These three-cylinder locomotives had... (more)
This train coming from the Oregon Trunk Line was running late and it was a matter of less than a minute before the bridge be cast in shadow
One of the world's most beautiful trains, CP Rails 10th annual Holiday Train is seen deadheading past the ex-D&H Station in Plattsburgh, NY at 00:34. What a sight at night!
Crossing the Nuese River near New Bern, NC in the early morning.