A pair of new GEs leads a short westbound manifest past the leaning Supersweet Feeds elevator at Downey. This structure would make a great model railroad kit!
A pair of new GEs leads a short manifest westbound through the quiet hamlet of Downey. This train will be in Iowa City in less than 10 miles.
In their first week on the railroad, a pair of brand new GEs switches cars for the Cedar Rapids turn. Not your typical yard switchers! And not your typical road power on a regional carrier.
An unusual consist for this train leads #183 through North Glenview. Nicknamed 'The Attitude' by local railfans, this train forwards containers from Bensenville to the Twin Cities.
High above the Clark Fork River on MRL's 4th Subdivision, a Laurel to Pasco manifest crosses the Quartz Creek trestle. Scanned from a Fuji Provia slide.
A study in shades of blue and green along the Clark Fork River...two SD35s bracket a pair of SD45s as they hustle the westbound Gas Local to Thompson Falls. Scanned from a Fuji Provia slide.
The only thing better than seeing an SD45 in the New Millenium is seeing five of them in one lashup! Here we have five flares leading the daily train from the CSX Barr Yard to Fond du Lac, Wiscon... (more)
Under threatening skies, a former Burlington GP30 and SD24 lead a westbound freight past the remains of the station platform at East Eola.
Who says Nebraska is flat? In the far northwest corner of the state, an eastbound loaded coal train interrupts the solitude of the pine woods as it struggles around the double horseshoe curve at ... (more)
Hungry for the 70s? A 'fast forty sandwich' will satisfy those cravings. Here we have an eastbound trailer train approaching the outskirts of Laramie at 70mph. The lead Centennial was scrapped ... (more)
Big country. Small train. A Denver to Roper Yard (Salt Lake City) Z train threads the curves through the lunar landscape of eastern Utah.
A pair of flares haul an eastbound freight to Chicago. These units are a long way from their former home in Montana.
Fields of Green.
A trio of Rio Grande tunnel motors rests between assignments. Even though the merger with the Union Pacific was already three years old, there were no signs of the yellow giant at Helper on this ... (more)
Deep in the confines of Price River Canyon, the Denver to Roper Yard (Salt Lake) intermodal climbs the 2.4% grade to Soldier Summit.