La Veta Pass With the PRLX SD70M having had mechanical issues the day before, the F40 that does not usually see service on the hill comes along just incase issues happen again. The power i... (more)
La Veta Pass meaning Mineral Vein Pass lies at 9242 feet at the the top of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. This eastbound train is climbing the 2.5% grade approaching the famous "loop&... (more)
UP 4808 leads a quartet of SD70Ms on an eastbound freight from South St. Paul to Altoona as it approaches Ajax siding west of Eau Claire, WI. The flared radiators are reminiscent of Chicago & Nort... (more)
The somewhat unusual installation of a traffic light style signal bridge accompanied by position light signals was evident at Fostoria, PA - a short distance east of Altoona. The 2589 is westbound... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 796 backs out of its storage track in San Luis Obispo, on California’s Central Coast, and it will soon load its first passengers for the trip to San Diego. As the ... (more)
The first thunderstorm complexes of the 2020 season rumble northeasterly over Boulder County while the last light of the day strikes a westbound oil train around the horseshoe at Coal Creek. Gett... (more)
UP 4686 leads a long southbound intermodal train around Tehachapi Loop. At the time Walong siding still existed at the loop. Today this view would include a second main track (Main 2) where the ... (more)
Here comes Union Pacific’s SD70M #4404 hustling east at Knolls, Utah. Knolls is out on the Bonneville Salt Flats 80 miles west of Salt Lake City on the ex. Western Pacific 7th. Subdivision, now th... (more)
With only several hopper cars in tow, the Union Pacific 3902 guides the MROHP through the tight confines of Price Canyon. Price Canyon provided the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway (merged with... (more)
NS SD70M, No More: NS 18G waiting on Lehigh Line Track #1 for traffic to clear up at Port Reading Junction. The leader, NS 2592, was sold to Progress Rail in March of 2020. NS sold the rest... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific freight exits the Hermosa Tunnels on Track 2 at Hermosa, Wyoming, while traversing Sherman Hill on the afternoon of May 10, 2007.
CSX K24817 leads a train of windmill blades north to Norwood where it will be handed off to the New York & Ogdensburg Railway for unloading at the Port of Ogdensburg.
A westbound Mixed Manifest drifts down through Sullivans Curve at Canyon on Union Pacific's Palmdale Cutoff to Colton Ca.
Operating on Union Pacific’s Montana Subdivision running from Butte to Pocatello, a short five-car Union Pacific freight heads southbound between Divide and Maiden Rock along the Big Hole River on... (more)
A pair of SD70Ms brings train ZG4HO 21 under the MoPac Era signal bridge north or Gorham Illinois.