The duo starts up the steep grade out of Livingston as another merchandise train pull up beside them.
With 28 cars well in tow, the dynamic duo swing around the curves at Springdale with a good run in store.
Ripping through the bluffs along the Yellowstone River, this rare duo was doing every bit of track speed and broadcasted their arrival well before they came into sight.
In the middle of their climb up the steep pass, 40 cylinders of original EMD hit notch 8 as as they approached the crossing and words fail to adequately describe the experience.
40 cylinders grind it out into the setting sun as they approach Livingston.
Hearing all 40 cylinders wound up to get this train to track speed along a rising Yellowstone River was a wonderful sound... a rare sight in 2019!
One of 3 of Kennecots unique GP39-2's that would stay at the plant site after railroad operations were sold off in 2002, I was dumbfounded to find it operating in 2019! Equipped with its recogniza... (more)
Bursting out of Echo Canyon with Ed finally winding her up, onlookers wave and make their own memories as the Big Boy charges towards Evanston.
As traffic races to the next spot, the UP 4014 easily charges through a rock cut west of Laramie as its reunion tour over its home territory continues. What a sight to behold.
60 years ago, 4-8-8-4's were running out their last miles between Cheyenne and Laramie, WY. For the first time since then, a Big Boy charges out of Cheyenne. Truly a breathtaking sight.
Running about 5 minutes ahead of the storm, the night gas clicks along headed towards work at TRL.
Just short of their destination of Pipeline in Thompson Falls, the Night Gas does a little work at Thompson River Lumber. Seen here coming out of the industry.
A larger view of the PotlatchDeltic mill in St. Maries, ID. In the foreground, there is a small yard where the crew stages cars for the mill. In the morning they will pull loads out, spot the empt... (more)
Soaring above I-90, the 841 Local is heading to Manhattan to start the days chores.
With everything in the picture on the chopping block, all too soon this will be looked back on as "the good old days".