After cutting through the build up of several winter storms the UP snow fighters have returned the movement of revenue trains through the snow belt. The spreaders worked in tandem down to Shed 10 ... (more)
A heavy snow storm is blanketing operations in the UP's North Yard in Denver. UP 8684 (SD70ACe) has just backed in for servicing and the yard crewmember is getting ready to drop the blue 'Safety ... (more)
Thanks to the first "polar vortex" of 2016, fierce winds and a dusting of fresh snow the night before created a few drifts for the westbound Ruebel Turn to negotiate, such as this one be... (more)
CFS 1828 to Joffre by a snowy afternoon
Continuing in traditions initiated over the decades by the Central Pacific and later Southern Pacific, snow fighting is simply a way of life during inclement months on the Roseville Subdivision. F... (more)
With the Sierra Nevada firmly gripped by a winter snow storm mainline operations must continue on Union Pacific's Sierra crossing. Employing snow fighting methods perfected over time every signifi... (more)
The northern Arizona region has been feeling the wrath of the El Niño storm the last few days as it has dropped a foot of snow within the last 24 hours. Here at Maine, a solids foot of freshly fal... (more)
El Nino on the Coast route today. Heavy rain and flooding, mud slides in the burn areas, high surf advisory, and even an earthquake. Southbound 3861 with auto racks in tow, pass through the Solima... (more)
Snow in Iowa has been something not seen much this winter. Only the 2nd snow storm ends 2015 with 7-10 inches around the Waterloo area. Here the show goes on as 338 fights the elements enroute to ... (more)
A snowy Park Car. Snow-covered Park Car Evangeline Park brings up the rear of VIA 15, stopped at St-Lambert Station, with 13 more Budd cars ahead. VIA Rail ran extra sections of the ... (more)
Snow is coming down hard as Halifax-Montreal VIA Rail Ocean is crossing the Richelieu River with a full Budd stainless steel consist.
Destined for warmer climates, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 dashes through blizzard conditions as it traverses Canyoncito, NM on a brutally cold winter afternoon.
First big snowstorm of the winter. AMT 1348 (rebuilt and repainted by Brookville recently) is pushing a deadhead train towards Montreal West Station on the day Montreal got its first big sn... (more)
The rain starts to pick back up as NS 111 rolls through East Talmage with a former Burlington Northern SD60M "Triclops" leading the way
Christmas greetings from snowy Wenatchee, where unlike last winter, the snow has been falling on a near daily basis for the past week. Here BNSF 6530 is anxious to get its Q train moving off the C... (more)