Two workers in Union Pacific’s De Soto, Missouri, car shop break down a freight car truck to individual components for rebuilding on September 29, 2011. Here they have finished separating the side... (more)
An old Santa Fe semaphore stands guard on the Albuquerque to Raton line during a summer sunset.
After meeting SP train 111, the Loram train continues to work near the BN Balmer Yard. As the crew checks the rails and takes in the view, note the antlers mounted on top of the caboose near the ... (more)
Sitting adjacent to the 1839 realignment of the Baltimore and Ohio mainline over Parr's Ridge is this restored I-5D Cupola caboose built by the B&O between 1925 and 1929. After retirement from th... (more)
Service is over for these old rails. Produced in 1940 by Thyssen (Germany), these rails were then used for childern railway in Kharkov until these days. Now they are being replaced by newer soviet... (more)
Northward look over the sprawling yard complex in Corbin, KY.
Under a fiery sunrise, the signal at the west end of Amherst is lit for CN Q120's arrival, who are a few miles away.
An assortment of Union Pacific and HLCX-painted lease locomotives sit in storage at UP's Grand Junction yard in far eastern Colorado. The stored units consist primarily of GP15-1s, GP38-2s, a few ... (more)
One of many cantilever signal bridges that guard BNSF's Raton Subdivision stands in the darkness of night, with only the stars serving as a guide to the mountain terrain. A tardy Amtrak #4 had jus... (more)
The red markets of Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief train No. 4 illuminate Santa Fe's ancient wig-wag signal at Delhi, Colo., on the Raton Subdivision. For decades, this unique signal war... (more)
Tight fit for the Zephyr... The Emeryville-bound westbound Zephyr No. 5 slices through a countless number of tunnels on Union Pacific's Donner Pass route in northern California. Photo taken... (more)
Could it really be 2017? Amtrak California Zephyr trains Nos. 5 and 6 meet just east of Glenwood Springs Canyon both featuring privately owned dome lounge cars. Here, we look east fr... (more)
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 crosses the Mississippi River from Illinois into Burlington, Iowa, as seen from CZ car Silver Lariat.
West coast-bound passengers boarding Amtrak's California Zephyr pause briefly to appreciate the three CZ cars bringing up the markets, as seen from Chicago Union Station a few minutes befor... (more)
As seen from California Zephyr car, the Silver Lariat, we look back at the Silver Rapids and Silver Solarium as they traverse the Colorado Rockies near Pinecliffe on the rear of Amtrak C... (more)