Westbound Canadian National freight 301 threads the tunnels at Martel, British Columbia, in the Thompson River Canyon on September 26, 2015.
Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 leads a passenger special, along with Northern No. 844, through wide open Wyoming countryside just west of Thayer on May 5, 2019. The passenger train is headed to Ut... (more)
Beginning its first run over Sherman Hill after a lengthy restoration, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 leads a passenger special destined for a 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike and completion ... (more)
Glowing in the afternoon sun on February 24, 2016, is a southbound (eastbound) Union Pacific intermodal train working upgrade out of the east portal of Tunnel 2 at Bealville, California, on the tr... (more)
Union Pacific’s Denver to Salt Lake City manifest freight MNYRO climbs through a snowy Big 10 Curve between Rocky and Clay, Colorado, on February 2, 2014. Four GE AC4400CWs on the point of the fre... (more)
Two employees confer while working on GE C44-9W No. 9632 in Union Pacific’s North Platte Diesel Shop work on May 4, 2011. UP Dash 9 No. 9632 is former Southern Pacific No. 8168.
Montana Rail Link’s local down the Bitterroot Branch (also known as the Darby Branch) clatters through Lolo, Montana, under moisture-leaden skies on May 18, 2013. Two GP9s take the train as far as... (more)
A westbound Southern Pacific freight train treads the long, elevated viaduct approach for MacArthur Bridge over the Mississippi River at East St. Louis, Illinois, in December 1984. Powering the tr... (more)
Burlington Northern EMD SD24 No. 6244 shows off its high nose, culminated by a Mars signal light, as the locomotive sits on display at the Illinois Railroad Museum in Union, Illinois, on June 25, ... (more)
After switching and interchanging cars with the Pend Oreille Valley Railroad in Sandpoint, Idaho, BNSF’s Sandpoint local heads back west toward Spokane at East Algoma on February 4, 2021. The loca... (more)
On the eve of October 25, 2020, an Arizona Eastern Railway freight operating on the railroad’s Miami to Bowie line slowly trundles down Pine Street in Globe, Arizona.
Yellow and green in the land of warbonnetsOn June 23, 1996, an eastbound Chicago & North Western (well, Union Pacific by this date, but still doesn’t look like it) intermodal train spri... (more)
As storms roll east in the background, an eastbound BNSF grain train snakes along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon between Toston and Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 15, 2014.
A BNSF unit oil train rumbles over Bridge 55 at Trout Creek, Montana, as it heads east on Montana Rail Link’s scenic Fourth Subdivision on June 30, 2020.
Growling through La GrangeA quartet of Burlington Northern EMD GP50s in tiger-stripe paint, spliced by a fuel tender, wheel a westbound intermodal train out of Chicago at La Grange, Ill... (more)