While Y'all were getting yer steam on in the Midwest and Texas chasing UP 844, not to be outdone, we in the Pacific Northwest had a little steam show of our own. The Friends of SP 4449 operated t... (more)
Number 5000, the "Diversity in Motion" unit, leads a load of southbound coal across the "Skaggs Hole" bridge at Towers.
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy's Nebraska Zephyr, having just departed Galesburg, IL, heads towards a late evening arrival in Aurora followed by a trek on the Racetrack before arriving back at Uni... (more)
Montana Rail Link F45 No. 391, on the point of MRL’s LM freight, glints off the still waters of the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon, Montana, on the afternoon of September 11, 1995. The train has... (more)
A BNSF coal train with two SD70MACs, and a Union Pacific AC44CW, lead a coal train bound for Portland General Electric along the crystal clear Clark Fork River.
Vancouver, BC to Toronto, ON priority intermodal train Q112 heads east through some spectacular scenery east of the townsite of Jasper, Alberta. The tracks are seen skirting the shores of the Atha... (more)
On the anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, a Metro North train leaves the city behind as the new Freedom Tower rises.
The Kyle Railroad conductor applies the hand brake to some grain hoppers in Arriba, Colorado.
A fiery sunset ends the day in Western Wisconsin near Gilman as the cows head to the barn to be milked as a priority container train heads towards Chicago.
Sunrise on January 23, 2005, sees a westbound Union Pacific coal train climbing out of Leyden, Colorado, at mile 14.5 on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
Union Pacific's 110 car OGCY (Ogden, UT - Cheyenne, WY) drag manifest climbs the Evanston Sub grade at Peterson, Utah.
A Wing Man... The sound of the quietness of downtown Truckee at sunrise is broken by the sounds of two of UP's finest. An ES44AC and a SD70M tackle the monstrous grade of Donner Pass. The ... (more)
Rio Grande coal train #772 glides east along the Price River approaching Lynn.
The sun is just rising and some fog hangs close to the ground as a westbound CP freight train rumbles toward Belgrade, MN.
A long Union Pacific freight pulled by two SD90MAC-H 6000 horsepower locomotives ascend Tehachapi Loop, California, on March 28, 2001.