Inside BNSF Railway's locomotive shop in Barstow, California, Dash 9-44CW 4678 receives some maintenance after racking up a lot of miles. A locomotive wheelset and traction motor sit on the ship ... (more)
Engineer Andrew Durden is looking ahead as he at the control of an SW1200 #606 as the Missionary Ridge Local eastbound back to Grand Junction. TVRM 606 is an ex: Milwaukee Road switcher, the 12 cy... (more)
The famous crew picture in front of Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotive 4-8-8-4 #4014 during the celebration in Ogden, UT. You can see a big smile in Ed Dickens' face!
Two members of the steam team lube the rods of Union Pacific Northern No. 844 at Rawlins, Wyoming, on May 6, 2019.
GP9 1603 is captured switching out a recently arrived 213 at Cochrane May 7, 2014
Two crew members are out inspecting an eastbound train that has just left Mac Yard for points north and west on this cold winters evening.
Ed Dickens and Bruce Kirk posing in front of UP 4014. Thank you Ed and the rest of the team for bringing to life a Big Boy that I has been a dream of mine and others to see run. Also thanks to Un... (more)
Unsung heroes of the Union Pacific Steam Program. There is a small team of dedicated professionals that get the equipment ready and maintained on the road. These two gentlemen are using an air pow... (more)
Two afternoon hostlers lube and inspect Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 2-8-2 K-36 No. 484 just outside the railroad’s enginehouse in Chama, New Mexico, on June 5, 2018.
With all the hubbub of the recent restoration of Union Pacific Big Boy #4014, and the amazing celebrations of the Golden Spike Anniversary, it's not hard to overlook the blood, sweat, and tears th... (more)
Engineer Ed Dickens radios one of his crew from the cab of Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at Rock Springs, Wyoming, on May 5, 2019.
The Pointe St-Charles Switcher is leaving the P&H mill with six grain empties with CN 9547 running long hood forward as it approaches the Bridge Street crossing.
The immense size of UP 4014 is evident as the crew tends to the myriad of valves, rods and pistons.
"Going Deep!": In full windup, Engineman Fred Mattison is about to launch a scoop of coal towards the front of the firebox on SRC #89. Since her firebox sits between the rear drivers, #8... (more)
A normally nocturnal NYS&W SU-100 was pushed back 12 hours due to signal cutovers on NJ Transit, and highballs east past Middletown, NY, passing the Red Onion Siding east of the passenger station.