A long Union Pacific manifest freight negotiates scenic Allard horseshoe curve located within Bealville siding on the morning of February 24, 2016. Wildflowers are beginning to bloom on Tehachapi ... (more)
Willow Springs, Illinois, almost looks rural in this view of a Santa Fe freight heading west on March 11, 1989. Later, 186 acres of this location will be developed into an important intermodal yar... (more)
Climbing the grade toward the Altamont Tunnel at Ragan between Leroy and Spring Valley, Wyoming, is Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 and Northern No. 844 (along with EMD SD70ACe No. 8937) leading a ... (more)
An eastbound Wisconsin & Southern passenger extra waits patiently at the Crawford diamond just east of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, on May 19, 1996. A westbound Burlington Northern intermodal trai... (more)
In a Montana snowfall, a BNSF coal train rolls westbound on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision main line at milepost 57 west of Trout Creek.
Copper Basin Railway’s Smelter Job arrives back at Hayden, Arizona, on April 21, 2017, and passes CBRY EMD GP39 No. 503. To the left of No. 503 is the railroad’s shop, and on the right is the ... (more)
A view out the cab window and into the mirror of Copper Basin Railway EMD GP39 No. 505 on ore train OT-1 reveals the front part of the train rolling through a curve west of Hayden, Arizona, on Apr... (more)
Amtrak’s Illinois Zephyr, operating between Chicago and Quincy, Illinois, flies through Naperville at 6:05 p.m. on April 15, 1989. The train of three Amfleet cars is pulled by EMD F40PH No. 348.
A westbound Union Pacific manifest freight climbs Peru Hill west of Green River, Wyoming, on the afternoon of June 25, 2021.
On March 11, 1989, a set of Chicago Central & Pacific locomotives rumble by Corwith Tower. This tower protected the Illinois Central (formerly ICG/GM&O) with Santa Fe tracks into Corwith Yard, and... (more)
At 9:10 p.m. on July 2, 2022, a BNSF unit oil train rolls through some dusky atmosphere in the Clark Fork River Valley between Heron and Noxon, Montana.
Traversing scenic Thompson River Canyon, a 25-car Rocky Mountaineer Railtours passenger train approaches Ashcroft, British Columbia, on September 28, 2015.
On the clear afternoon of July 7, 2022, a BNSF coal train heads west over Bridge 55 at Trout Creek, Montana, while making good time over Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision main line toward S... (more)
The friendly crew of an eastbound Canadian National coal train poses with lead locomotive, CN GE ES44AC No. 2900, at Embarras, Alberta, on railroad’s Foothills Subdivision on August 8, 2016.
A Canadian National coal empty rolls through the 7,037-foot siding at Embarras, Alberta, on railroad’s Foothills Subdivision on August 8, 2016.