On a beautiful afternoon in March 1992, a Santa Fe 971 train roars eastward through the Caliente Creek Narrows between Ilmon and Caliente. During the 90s, Santa Fe ran several very long pig trains... (more)
Near sunset, as an SP light helper waits just shy of the crossover on Track One, Santa Fe 2764 roars up the stiff grade with a heavy manifest in tow.
Passenger train №658 Krasnoyarsk - Abakan
Late in the afternoon, with the bluffs on the north side of the Colorado River eating up the main line, 5347 storms into view with a long manifest in tow.
The first train of the summer logging season eases into one of the tail tracks on the West Switchback. The empty log cars in this train will be spotted for loading at Bly.
The slide is undated, but the power and consist are indicative of having been in the first few weeks of Amtrak. All the cars appear to be Espee tomato cans.
On August 2, 2008, UP had a long string of power in its LUGO (Laid Up, Good Order) line at the east end of Davidson Yard. The reason? A big drop in traffic due to the deep recession that had swept... (more)
ATSF 5818 East, a hot 991 train, rounds a curve at Christie on the west side of Franklin Canyon. During the SP-ATSF merger era, Santa Fe painted quite a number of SD45-2s into the SPSF paint schem... (more)
On a hot afternoon in August 1988, SP 9380 East, a long drag that appears tp have originated in the Pacific Northwest, climbs through the giant s-curve on the approach to tunnel 2. Cut in mid-trai... (more)
One of the three experimental DB BR 403 Inter City EMUs later hired to Lufthansa passes Bacharach forming the 09.46 Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt Airport service. Originally delivered to the DB in 1... (more)
Just before dawn, the horns of an SD70ACe echo across the countryside as an empty coal train rolls westbound through the siding in Seymour.
Three big C-C locomotives in BNSF's red and silver "warbonnet" paint roar past the bluffs at Manuelito with an eastbound stack train. The train is climbing toward the Continental Divide,... (more)
A unit in Rio Grande livery leads westbound trailers through the Radium area. Note the volleyball net on a sandy island in the middle of the Colorado River.