Flying through central Illinois farmland, Santa Fe’s QNYLA (New York to Los Angeles, with Conrail, Q train) is about to slam across the rural E. 8th Road grade crossing just west of Leeds on June ... (more)
Hot rail at milepost 98 Santa Fe’s 198 train, running fast from Chicago to Los Angeles, storms by milepost 98 between Ancona and Leeds, Illinois, at 7:17 p.m. on May 9, 1992. The train ... (more)
Late day meet At milepost 98 on Santa Fe’s main line west out of Chicago, the 198 train slams by doing 70, as another eastbound Santa Fe train approaches in the distance at Leeds, Illin... (more)
Headlights dimmed between speedsters Two Santa Fe trains pass at a combined speed of 140 mph, as the 198 train meets another of the railroad’s intermodal speedsters, raising dust of fre... (more)
Less than 100 miles to go After meeting Santa Fe’s 198 train, an eastbound intermodal flies through the signals at Milepost 98 between Leeds and Ancona, Illinois, powered by an A-B-B-A ... (more)
These trips I made with my dad down on the Santa Fe to catch the return of the red and silver warbonnets was absolutely incredible. Catching these beautiful B truck high speed hot rods, was about ... (more)
The Pasadena Local sails through Claremont with a couple warbonnets and a long consist for Pomona.
The Pasadena Local heads towards Irwindale with a couple warbonnet GP60Ms as they pass under the Santa Fe cantilever.
The 214 job gets headroom at Hobart Tower behind a GP60M leader.
BNSF’s Chewelah Turn nears the end of its run as it approaches Yardley Yard at the Freya Street overpass in Spokane, Washington, on October 11, 2018, powered by an impressive A-B-B-B-B-A consist o... (more)
The 1st Watson heads through Lawndale with a Santa Fe painted leader.
The Corona Local gets passed by a westbound S train as they finish their work south of Highgrove.
BNSF Railway local R-CAL0151-29I, the "San-Jac Roadswitcher," has completed their work in eastern Riverside (railroad "east," that is, on the north side of the city) and the po... (more)
Charging into the late afternoon sun, ATSF 126 leads a westbound manifest, far from its original and intended haunts along the Transcon. By now the Super Fleet units have migrated to most parts of... (more)
Tearing through small town IllinoisAt 11:45 a.m. on August 24, 1991, Santa Fe’s QNYLA sprints through Toluca, Illinois, in a view from an old coal mine slag dump nicknamed “Jumbo” by lo... (more)