I happened to be in Moab, UT when a friend reminded me that the once a week UP potash local runs on a Friday, wait thats today! All of my previous plans for the day were now pushed to the side as ... (more)
Unfortunately for those familiar with CW McCall's song "The Silverton Train," the Animas River Gorge only finds itself 230-ish feet from rail to river, as opposed to the 400-feet McCall ... (more)
On the afternoon of June 29, 2022, a westbound BNSF manifest freight works upgrade through Iron Ridge cut between Austin and Weed on Montana Rail Link’s challenging Mullan Pas route west of Hele... (more)
Natural Tunnel is a massive naturally formed limestone cave located in the Natural Tunnel State Park near Duffield, Virginia. The 850 foot long, 80 foot tall and up to 200 foot wide tunnel was car... (more)
Union Pacific's Potash Local from Grand Junction to Moab and return slides underneath the Corona Arch on their way back to Grand Junction.
With rays of light from the afternoon sun , CSX 592 Leads train 58309 with mixed freight , Southbound out of the Eastern end of the Cowan TN tunnel - CSX 544 trailing - 95 empties and 12 loaded ca... (more)
BNSF’s Cowley turn rolls south along the craggy cliffs inside Sheep Canyon, heading back to Greybull, Wyoming, on the afternoon of June 22, 2017. Leading the local along the Bighorn River is a C... (more)
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 pair of CSX ES44ACs lead empty Eastman train E090 from Kingsport, TN through Natural Tunnel on its way to the loadout at Creech in Kentucky. Though traffic levels have significantly declined in ... (more)
A 7 unit lashup leads and Eastbound Autorack Train over Two Medicine
An eastbound BNSF manifest shirts the Columbia River Gorge as it approaches Wishram on a beautiful Spring morning.
Westbound CSX Q694-18 passes through the Pikeville Cut Through just after sunrise with the CSX 911, the specially painted Honoring First Responders engine, in the lead.
QNS&L 426 southbound with a loaded iron ore train
A nearly 30 year old Dash 8 leads Q585 down the steep Southern slope of Cumberland Mountain as it splits the large cut at Tantallon.
Local U41 heads back to Appalachia after turning at Frisco, TN. This was my first time at Natural Tunnel and it was a cool as I'd hoped.