Entering the siding at Thompson Falls, Montana, to meet an eastbound is BNSF HKCKSPO on October 1, 2014. Three leased Montana Rail Link SD45s (382, 319 and 328, now labeled SD45-2s) power the west... (more)
Union Pacific doublestack slowly beginning the descent over the 18 mile 2.2 % grade down from Cima to Kelso, with ES44AC (classed as C45ACCTE by UP) # 8063 and # 8221 and SD70M # 4083.
Lonely in the Mojave desert, the beautifully restored historic depot of Kelso from 1924, on the foot of the 18 mile long heavy 2.2 % grade up to Cima summit. A train with Union Pacific ES44AC (C45... (more)
A very dirty ES44AC-H # 8065 and a proper ES44AC-H # 8202 of Union Pacific with an unusual short train in the Tehachapi Loop at Walong.
BNSF doublestack is rolling down Tehachapi pass and will soon go through tunnel # 10. Locomotives ES44C4 # 6708, ES44C4 # 7122, ES44DC # 7348 and Citirail ES44AC # 1434.
A gloomy afternoon at the Tuscaloosa Amtrak station fits the dampened spirits of the Alabama Crimson Tide faithful less than 24 hours after a close loss to Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl. Many passe... (more)
The early morning fog is just beginning to lift as CSX 908 works westbound into the Magnolia tunnel.
BNSF train on the Colorado river bridge between California and Arizona in Topock, with ES44C4 # 7009 and Citirail ES44AC # 1313. The doubletrack bridge was built in 1945 and replaced an older sing... (more)
This westbound BNSF doublestack is just crossing the border between Arizona and California, when rolling over the Colorado river bridge in Topock, which was built in 1945, replacing an old cantile... (more)
GP59 4630 in the OLS scheme leads the NS V74 over the Mayo River Trestle while on the way to the North Winston Yard.
NS 167 comes blasting out of tunnel 24 at Nemo, TN. Powering the train is a C40-8W which began life in Conrail blue.
A westbound NS man crests the hill at Big Cut, VA, a few miles west of Gate City, VA. The grade through this cut was roughed in before the Civil War by the Virginia & Kentucky Railroad---a line th... (more)
The Chaska helper shoves a southbound grain train up Duff Mountain.
"Muddy Reflections". The cab of the lead unit is reflected nicely in a muddy puddle caused by all the recent rain. This was my first trip to Nemo on the NS "Rathole", and it did not disappo... (more)