Watco's Palouse River & Coulee City Railroad "Colfax" Job arrives Winona, WA where their 42-car train will be split in half. The first half going to Endicott and the remainder getting s... (more)
Engineer Welch has two former SP "GRIP" SD45's bracketing a former SSW SD40T-2 on a 47-car westbound empty "Scoot" train heading towards Coulee City. It was nice to hear a blue 20-645E3 in Run 8 ... (more)
Meet in Black Canyon:
As we stood under the nearly-full moon on the bluff overhead the CP (background) and CN (foreground) mainlines through British Columbia, radio transmissions made it readil... (more)
Heber Valley's nocturnal freight train was captured heading towards Springville as it crossed over the Provo River just after departure from Heber City....
Those familiar with the Heber Valley ... (more)
The climb now over, the CUSIPJ cruises along the top of the mountain at track speed for an empty coal train.
UTAH5003 East, the empty CIPUSJ, powers upgrade and around the curve that flanks the Tie Fork "Station" Rest Area of US6.
14,385 tons worth of the CWELH 31 has successfully navigated the Narrows between Rio and Narrows on the old Rio Grande mainline.
Absolutely nothing beats the breath-taking scenery that comprises the southern 17 miles of the former Rio Grande's Cane Creek Subdivision. Here, a short LDG51B Potash Local picks it's way along t... (more)
If you've never been inspired by either of the Danneman's, you must not have a pulse. This shot was 100% inspired by Mike Danneman's shot - http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=42105 - al... (more)
Utah Railway Company once again has successfully brought 104 loads of "super compliant" Utah coal for the Intermountain Power Project down the mountain. A relief crew is now onboard who... (more)
104 more loads of "super compliant" Colorado black diamonds head for conversion into electrical power at the Intermountain Power Project's plant near Lynndyl, UT. Here, the DPU's are a... (more)
The West Colton - Roper regular manifest leans into the curve through Rocky Ridge while battling the 1.2% grade up to Santaquin.
Loading complete, the train awaits the swing shift crew to take it west.
Finally finding some early morning sun, the empty Utah Railway coal train passes West Summit, 7,439 feet above sea level.
33.3% of the world's production of EMD GP40P-2's heads up the once-famous Dirt Train as they make an oil pickup at Savage's Price River Terminal - a former coal mine now used to loading Uintah Bas... (more)