The last Bernina Express of the day returning empties to Poschiavo depot.
CSX M43428 manifest (Oak Island, NJ - Selkirk, NY) crosses the Popolopen Creek with a mixed variety including several subway cars, coal cars and construction & demolition debris cars.
The morning Bernina Express from Tirano arriving at Alp Grüm station. In the background, the Palü Glacier melts into hundreds of waterfalls that flow in the Palü Lake below.
From atop tunnel 1 on UP’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision, we see the Rocky Mountaineer snaking around the bend led by a pair of UP SD70Ms as the begin their journey west through the Rockies.
CSX coal loads ease down the stiff grade on the former C&O Loup Creek Branch now operated by RJ Corman. This train is operating as Z549 and will turn into T206 once it gets onto home rails at Thur... (more)
LNER Class 800 Azuma from Harrogate Down Siding to Leeds passing over Arthington Viaduct.
At the bottom of the inner depths of Royal Gorge where Rio Grande trains once ran, is the passenger train of Royal Gorge Route Railroad on August 26, 2021. The view is looking down from the famous... (more)
A deadhead move of Rocky Mountaineer Railtours passenger equipment is eastbound running along the Colorado River through scenic Ruby Canyon just east of Utaline, Colorado, on June 24, 2021. The Ca... (more)
An eastbound stack train is rushing east as the sun rapidly sets on the west coast.
Getting out of St. Regis before dawn, we headed to some of Montana Rail Link’s last Northern Pacific-era semaphores east of town. Magic colors appeared as a rising sun finally peaked over the ta... (more)
Crossing the expansive Great Salt Lake basin on Union Pacific’s former Southern Pacific main line, an eastbound UP freight approaches Lakeside, Utah, on March 5, 2012.
Ascending Montana Rail Link’s Mullan Pass west of Helena, Montana, is a westbound BNSF Herzog ballast train climbing out of Austin on the morning of June 26, 2020.
Snowy Peak. In a notable contrast of landscapes, the sparse desert of Phelan, California transitions to the snow capped summits of the San Gabriel Mountains as Union Pacific Railroad 8431 (... (more)
Winter Sunrise on Denver
Westbound just after first light Amtrak 1105 the WPE is leaning into it at Leyden just after 0730.