Eastbound on the Raton Subdivision through Raton Tunnel, cresting the highest point on the Santa Fe system and beginning the descent toward Trinidad.
Train 784, the afternoon doubleheaded Surfliner bound for San Diego, banks into the quiet beach community of San Clemente.
Grain loads from McLaughlin, South Dakota to the Belt Railway of Chicago at Clearing, Illinois stretch across the Missouri River and Lake Oahe at Mobridge atop the bridge constructed by the Milwau... (more)
An A-B-A set of GPs roll west across the impressive Valley City bridge on their way to Jamestown, ND.
Although there has been no snow accumulation in the last couple of days, heavy winds have forced BNSF's hand and kept this Burlington Northern rotary plow in operation to clear incessant drifts be... (more)
Signs of the Milwaukee Road are still abundant on BNSF's Hettinger Subdivision, the CMStP&P's ill-fated Pacific Extension.
Today's westbound manifest from Tracy, Minnesota to Huron, South Dakota has just cleared the west siding switch at De Smet where it met its eastbound counterpart. Seven SD40s now work to get the t... (more)
Skirting along the western edge of Illinois at sunset, the Z Portland accelerates out of Savanna and begins its 150 mile trek along the river to its first crew change point at La Crosse, WI.
Echoing the sights, sounds, and smells of Milwaukee Road passenger and freight trains of the past is Nickel Plate Road 765 coming off of Metra's Fox Lake Subdivision at Rondout with The Varsit... (more)
Nickel Plate 765 works down former Wabash rails towards the connection to the Indiana Harbor Belt at CP Ridge, where it will turn northwest and head to Franklin Park and CP/Metra property for the ... (more)
Shoving towards Metra's Western Avenue yard for a night photo shoot and some rest before display and an excursion this weekend.
The westbound Southwest Chief squeezes through a rock cut in the secluded area northeast of Watrous, New Mexico known as Valmora.
Westbound on the "Museum Mainline" at Gallinas within Raton Pass.
Almost nine years ago, BNSF Railway announced its intention to discontinue service of the Raton and Glorieta Subdivisions in Colorado and New Mexico due to a lack of sustainable traffic over the o... (more)
The Chief rolls through the big city of Rowe.