The railroad keeps moving even in the worst of weather. A large blizzard has just finally passed the area after dumping over a foot of snow the night before. Two Soo Line GP38-2s bring the local b... (more)
Union Pacific "Big Boy" 4014 is finally heading home to Cheyenne, Wyoming, for restoration to operable condition. Train PWCYR2 28 (Passenger, West Colton Yard CA to Yermo CA) departed W... (more)
After leaving the Beach St. trackage, #3841 is heading into a cut whichs leads to SP Santa Cruz yard. In the power consist along with #3841 are former commute geeps #3194 and #3186. #3194 would en... (more)
Amtrak's southbound Vermonter train #55 struck a rock slide this morning shortly after 10 am south of Northfield, Vermont, and derailed. The locomotive and head car left the rails and traveled in... (more)
Full Moon Baretables. As the full moon rises in the east a westbound baretable train races west on the Seligman Subdivision after the sun which has just set a few minutes earlier.
An eastbound coal train is stopped on the Rocky siding and stretches west into the Little Ten Curve. In the background a Union Pacific freight train has completed the Big Ten Curves and continues ... (more)
Just minutes after the sun lit the tracks, 20G runs south on the NS Mon Line while loaded coal train 582 runs north as the last of the fall colors are at peak on Mount Washington. I'd never actual... (more)
CB&Q's Golden 4-8-4 To celebrate the centennial of the opening of its Chicago to Aurora, Illinois line, the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy very temporarily painted its king of fan trips, Nor... (more)
This is certainly one way to transport 737's to Boeing. Boeing 737 Fuselages are seen traveling from the Boeing plant in Wichita, KS going to the assembly plant in Washington by rail.
We waited for three hours on this hillside overlooking Shed 10 on Donner Pass before any trains arrived.
5472 eases into direct sunlight on her way to Niles Canyon with the Pacific Locomotive Association's museum collection in tow.
The mid-train "slaves" on this coal train kicked out after a slack run-in, resulting in a quite a pile up in 1968 on Southern's Appalachia Division.
The covered hopper was pulled apart but did not derail.
UP 1989, DRGW Heritage Unit officially unveiled during a ceremony for the the Denver Service Unit at the Superintendent's Office in Denver Colorado.
A meet of epic proportions! BNSF 5427 meets UP 844 and SP 4449 with the steam spectacular. And yes, the rumors are true, I did use a step ladder to take this picture. Almost got blown over in th... (more)