N&W 611 cruises past the CPLs just west of Montvale on her return leg to Roanoke from Lynchburg, VA.
N&W 611 accelerates out of the Roanoke area toward Lynchburg, VA with the morning trip. This was my first time seeing the 611 under steam and she made a mighty fine impression.
N&W 611 puts on a show as she climbs the grade at Villamont on the way back to Roanoke from Lynchburg, falling down to a walking pace and slipping her big drivers on the wet rail several times.
UP's road local to Wendover, NV heads west through the small rise at Delle, UT behind a nice pair of SD40-2 rebuilds.
A stack train from southern California for Salt Lake City and beyond climbs the grade at remote Tintic Jct., UT on its way north.
UP's Potash Local heads for home, slowly climbing away from the Colorado River on the scenic Cane Creek Sub.
UP's Green River, WY to Salt Lake City, UT Roper Yard heads west downgrade through scenic Echo Canyon.
UP's Potash Local continues its journey down the line, nearing the Uranium tailings loadout and the entrance to Arches National Park.
After chasing the Potash Local all day, this empty oil train with a patched SP leader was a nice, final surprise for the day as it heads west along the Book Cliffs.
A loaded oil train from the Unitah Basin heads east toward market across the former Rio Grande main.
A BNSF trackage rights train eastbound for Denver passes at the base of the scenic Book Cliffs as they follow the former main line of the once proud Rio Grande.
UP's Potash Local eases downgrade to the level of the Colorado River with two GPs and 12 cars for the final leg into the Intrepid Mine at the end of the line.
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr curves through Thompson Springs, UT on its way to Chicago with two brand new Siemens ACS-64 electric motors in tow. A pleasant surprise while waiting for the ... (more)
A westbound UP autorack train stretches out along the Overland Route, just east of Rock Springs, with a visiting KCS engine trailing.
UP's MFWSA departs Corbyn Yard on its way south toward San Antonio, crossing a trestle that gives away this line's heritage as MoPac.