UP 6074 leads an eastbound manifest as it is about to go under Interstate 15 and into the small community called Dry Lake.
CP T10 - CP 6243 & CP 4407
After a looong wait all day from first hearing about a chance to see an SD60 in good light. I set out to wait for it till the sun was gone. Nearing 8 pm they cleared ... (more)
The long shadows and high contrast of sundown are evident as North Platte-Seattle symbol MNPSE-31 passes Ogallala, NE - 175 miles from this crews' destination of Cheyenne, WY.
Now on the BNSF, the SD60 pair continues west on the ex Milwaukee Road mainline to load the train in Ortonville. Here the train heads past the abandoned elevator in Correll, a town seemingly untou... (more)
EMD 1, EMD 2 and EMD 4 bring a special Santa Fe test train to a stop in San Bernardino. Soon the train will be heading up Cajon Pass, with the Santa Fe test car gathering data on the new EMD SD-... (more)
It's November, and the last of the fall color is fading. But the setting sun burst through the trees, lighting up the leaves as 381 heads north.
CN 591 comes off the high line, as it heads for SRYs Trapp yard.
A pair of old Oakways lead the nightly L516 back east to Stevens Point. Nice to see the landscape start to green up again, and the 60s still holding down this job.
A CN crew switches the north end of the Wisconsin Rapids yard in preparation for a NB departure.
A pair of CP SD60s lead an empty ballast train west on the Twin Cities and Western heading to Ortonville, passing by the grain elevator in Milan.
Tom Golden photo.
A set of power I'll take any day leads priority stacks through the twists and turns westbound out of Unity into the setting sun.
A CN SD60 leads auto train A401 as it makes its way through Detroit, Michigan over Conrail Shared Assets, crossing over the Rouge River on the Detroit Line's lift bridge. In the background, the Se... (more)