A trio of six motors lead a westbound freight as it accelerates after changing crews in Jefferson City, MO.
Wearing what was the image of the Strasburg Rail Road for at least the better part of the 1960’s and 1970’s, 0-6-0 31 guides a train down the hill toward Cherry Hill Road.
A westbound train on the Shasta Route departs Klamath Falls for Dunsmuir in spring 1997.
Boston & Maine train BASE (Bangor, ME, to Rotterdam Jct., NY, via MEC/B&M) rattles the old station and freight house at Rockingham Junction, NH, on a fine fall day. A B&M GP38-2 and a GP7 are team... (more)
Three Maine Central U-Boats, all acquired secondhand, will be working uphill as they depart Gardner, MA, with Boston & Maine train MERU (Mechanicville, NY, to Rumford, ME, via B&M/MEC). Lead unit ... (more)
A Cotton Belt SD45T-2 shoves a westbound Southern Pacific manifest at Alray, California.
VIA Rail Budd RDC-1 no.6118, former CN 6118, nee B&M 6106.
CNW 4554 crosses the Fond Du Lac River as it departs Fond Du Lac, WI in July of 1988.
Santa Fe 141 leads CSX 6007 and an eastbound manifest up the grade towards the summit at Dragoon.
Santa Fe "Kodachrome" merger unit 5966 east leads two GP30 merger units and 3 other SF blue units on a heavy manifest train near Blue Cut in Cajon Pass on a beautiful November afternoon.
Led by a Union Pacific unit, a Southern Pacific train departs Klamath Falls on the Modoc Line. It was the first time I had ever caught a UP unit leading an SP train. Since UP ultimately abandoned ... (more)
Approaching Sullivan’s Curve, a 123-car westbound Southern Pacific manifest climbs Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Cutoff.
Eastbound Union Pacific tonnage rolls around Sullivan’s Curve on a clear May, 1984 day.
Under a dramatic sky, a westbound train off the Siskiyou Line arrives at Black Butte. The train will take the west leg of the wye and head for Dunsmuir on the Shasta Route.
Positioned for a very tight portrait between a tree and a passing auto rack train, SBD FP7 118 waits for the return trip to Baltimore at the Martinsburg, West Virginia passenger station.