The future looks a little like the past as visitors inspect the looming spectre of Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis steam locomotive No. 576. A little movie magic and imagination go a long way d... (more)
STMA's Plummer Turn is on the return to the railroad's namesake town with 29 cars on the drawbars of the two former Milwaukee Road GP9's.
Scale is everything...
Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5468 races along CO-HWY 131 at 50 MPH with Xcel Energy coal empties from the Public Service Company as it scoots west by the towering Fing... (more)
A loaded grain train out of Ida Grove, IA, bound for Helvetia, LA, for unloading, rolls east on the CN Dubuque Sub at sunset. The train is seen here passing thru Masonville, about 40 miles east of... (more)
Sunrise on LHS line.
A patched Southern Pacific AC4400CW No. 6359 brings up the rear of an eastbound intermodal as the train races through the small unincorporated community of Bosler, Wyoming along Union Pacific's La... (more)
With the thick marine layer still shrouding Chorro and the San Luis Obispo Valley UP 7619 peaks around the curve leading to the 'little horseshoe', catching the first rays of the morning.
After meeting a northbound coal empty and getting a new track warrant to head south from Longs Peak, BNSF ES44C4 No. 6718 leads the Cheyenne, Wyoming to Denver, Colorado manifest through the count... (more)
A BNSF grain train cruises through Toston, Montana, framed by the old highway truss bridge over the Missouri River on June 23, 2015.
Greasy and slippery
A BNSF manifest of mixed freight coming up from Pasco Washington with a couple of fairly new GE locomotives, and one relatively old General Motors SD40-2 (obscured by trees) gains momentum to clim... (more)