The last car on CP 100 was a single flat car carrying new axles.
A fan snaps one last photo of the Minnesota Zephyr F-units as they depart Randolph, MN, on Progressive Rail. Loaded in late 2014 but held up by Union Pacific for various issues, the locomotives ar... (more)
As a trio of SD60's lead limestone loads out of Proctor, ore loads wait for permission into the yard.
A group of wreck damaged Union Pacific hopper cars await an uncertain future at Utah Railway's Provo Yard on June 15, 1979.
I had the opportunity to watch the unloading of coal from aluminum hopper cars on this rotary unloader. It was impressive to see the hydraulic clamps that hold the car to the rails while it is bei... (more)
Happiness is finding a string of bright blue Rock Island hopper cars in your hometown! ROCK 700193 and company are at Provo Yard, ready to be loaded with Utah bituminous coal on June 25, 1978.
Reading train BH-15 (Bethlehem - Harrisburg). with 122 cars, makes its way through Allentown yard on the LV (ex-CNJ) main line. Originating in Saucon Yard, the train will get back on Reading rails... (more)
From this vantage point it's easy to see how much elevation change this tank train has undergone as it moves off the original Santa Fe track and onto the ex-Rio Grande right of way. What isn't se... (more)
Anticipation - Approaching headlights (from BNSF C44-9W #709, not pictured) reflect off the rain soaked sides of a long string of Montana Rail Link 50 ft. boxcars stored in the hole ... (more)
Goat Canyon - The rail line through the Carrizo Gorge was constructed starting in 1906 and it opened in 1919.
Here, an old Santa Fe hopper stands on a siding at Goat Canyon next to the ... (more)
CN has recently taken delivery of several containers used to keep the air charged on long trains. They seem to be using them on manifest trains as well.
Special train seen from the running train
Two BNSF Z trains meet in the incredible scenery of Kingman Canyon. This was my first visit here.
High & Wide
A massive Air Products heat exchanger is carefully shepherded along the Lehigh Line by a pair of Norfolk Southern Dash 9s. Air Products personnel ride in an appropriately ... (more)
When Utah Transit Authority was building its new tracks between Salt Lake City and Ogden adjacent to Int.15 most of the way, it painted its ballast cars with its new FrontRunner red, white and blu... (more)