Outside Union Pacific’s Kansas City Locomotive Facility in Kansas City, Missouri, mechanical department employee Tyler Sedgwick fixes a water leak on UP EMD SD70ACe No. 8385 on October 22, 2013.
On January 30, 1996, after a major snowstorm, Wisconsin Central GP35 No. 4007 and a former Chicago & North Western GP7 are clearing the one-time C&NW/Fox River Valley Railroad line south of Campbe... (more)
Passing under the Illinois Highway 40 overpass, Santa Fe GE C30-7 No. 8121 leads a westbound piggyback train into Edelstein, Illinois, at the end of the day on April 30, 1988.
A quartet of Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACe locomotives, being used in helper service on Mullan Pass west of Helena, are dropping downgrade light engine on the double track between Weed and Austin ... (more)
Wisconsin Central plow flanger No. 302, pushed by WC EMD SDL39 No. 586, leaves Tesch, Michigan, in a stir of snow on December 28, 1996. The sign on the right is to warn plows that there is an impe... (more)
Wisconsin Central plow flanger No. 302 flanges the main line west of Hermansville, Michigan, on December 28, 1996. The snow isn’t deep enough to utilize the large wedge plow up front, but it is ju... (more)
A westbound BNSF double stack train departs Lyle, Washington, on a beautiful September 24, 2016, afternoon in the Columbia River Gorge. It looks like an intermodal train, but in actuality is an em... (more)
View at Green River After a quick crew change, a westbound Union Pacific stack train departs Green River, Wyoming, as it curves out of town crossing the its namesake river, and is begin... (more)
At Union Pacific’s Kansas City Locomotive Facility, Terry T. Quinones repairs a speed recorder cable on the front HTCR truck of UP EMD SD70M No. 4005 on October 21, 2013.
Snow is falling as Nevada Northern Alco RS3 No. 109 pulls a ballast train through Tunnel 1 west of Ely, Nevada, on February 7, 2004. No. 109 was built in November 1950 by American Locomotive Compa... (more)
The conductor and engineer of Copper Basin Railway’s OT-1 ore train shuttle talk to a mechanical employee as they fuel up their locomotives at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017.
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)
After plowing the former Rio Grande narrow gauge main line east to Cresco, Colorado, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad’s Rotary OY rests in front of the coaling tower at Chama, New Mexico, on the n... (more)
Canadian National intermodal train 102, led by C40-8M cowl No. 2437, dashes through Henry House, Alberta, surrounded by scenic Jasper National Park on July 17, 2013.
Was once Sunset TunnelOn June 21, 2020, an eastbound BNSF coal train rumbles through the massive cut at East Stokes, Wyoming. In the spring of 1998, BNSF daylighted Sunset Tunnel, also ... (more)