Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 leads a westbound passenger special into Granger, Wyoming, at 6:21 a.m. on May 6, 2019. Steam exhaust condenses in the low 30s temperature on this beautiful morning ... (more)
Union Pacific 6936 leads a mixed manifest up Cima Hill at the Elora siding. In the distance there is snow on the mountains, and the sand dunes and the the town of Kelso, where the UP 6936 picked ... (more)
Highball Granger: Union Pacific's Transcon 150 Special leaves Granger, Wyoming bound for Evanston and ultimately Ogden. At the front of the train is the Union Pacific 4014 "Big Boy&quo... (more)
Big Boy 4014 steaming right out of Heaven, Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 and 4-8-4 No. 844 double-head into Granger Junction on a cold, spring morning.
Good Morning Big Boy No. 4014... Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 and 4-8-4 No. 844 double-head west across the Overland Route near Granger at sunrise on May 6, 2019.
"Magellan" ~ Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan must have relied heavily on his cosmographer and sextant when he set out on the “Peaceful Sea” in search of fame and fortune while finding a wes... (more)
9/17/02, 6:45 a.m., CSX P945-017 crossing the Wabash River with 2 WC SD45s pulling a RB&BB circus train southbound north of Lafayette, IN. This move started in Green Bay, WI and ended in Indianapo... (more)
The now truly endangered Searchlight Signals, show a restricted proceed aspect with a westbound approaching the siding switch. The clear night sky yields a vibrant Milky Way as dawn draws near.
In February 2019, Northern Arizona was hammered by records amount of snowfall across the region. Kingman Canyon (3,500' elevation) saw over a foot of snow in a 24 hour period. Higher elevations, s... (more)
On a day plagued with heavy rains and nearby tornadoes, train 137 departs Columbus, GA, after the mainline had been inspected for obstructions. It would only be able to proceed about seven miles w... (more)
BNSF C44-9W No. 4668 leads an eastbound Provo manifest down the grade through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado, approaching Blue Mountain Road, on February 23, 2019.
The Semmering railway (German: Semmeringbahn) in Austria, which starts at Gloggnitz and leads over the Semmering to Mürzzuschlag was the first mountain railway in Europe built with a standard gaug... (more)
Brand new UP 9103 sits on a cold dark night at Picacho waiting for their switchman to hop back on and head west.
High winds blow snow across the double main and US-30/287 as Union Pacific SD70AH No. 8844 leads a westbound manifest through Bosler, Wyoming, on January 26, 2019.
Sunset encounter. A cold January sunset reflects off the door of a farmer's pick-up as he waits for the passage of an eastbound passenger train at rural crossing in Eastern Michigan.