At dawn, well before the sun has come up, an eastbound BNSF Z train roars along the base of the cliffs at Lyle, WA.
Duluth Harbor remains frozen on this early March morning as a train of taconite pellets is unloaded from the docks and into stockpiles. In a few short weeks, shipping on the Great Lakes will resum... (more)
Westbound Denton Dodger heading to Denton to switch there only 2 customers.
The former Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB) 4-6-2 express train steamlocomotive 01 # 202, built in 1936 by Henschel/Kassel for the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft with a maximum velocity of 130 km/h, is ... (more)
Just after sunrise, the Olympic Torch Relay train arrives at Klamath Falls. Local Olympic decathlon champion Dan O'Brien was featured in the ceremonies at the depot.
Coming off the Frisco Bridge and curling around onto main 2 of the Thayer South Sub, after crossing the waters of the flooded Mississippi River, BNSF 5402 leads its train into downtown Memphis fro... (more)
Flood waters have consumed the low lying Arkansas side of the Mississippi River as BNSF 5402 & 8974 cross over on the Frisco Bridge in the center of this trio of bridges leading into Memphis. On t... (more)
An original Kodachrome slide form my collection; the photographer was not specified.
I remember this morning back in 1996 like it was yesterday. When the trailing unit on the SEBO developed a software glitch and shut down, the Berkshire Dispatcher suggested the crew borrow two mor... (more)
Due to CP's tragic derailment a few miles east of Field, BC on the Laggan Sub, CN took one single detour train from the CP at Kamloops and delivered it back to the CP at Clover Bar in Edmonton. F4... (more)
In what appears to be a power move, F45 No. 5936 leads an eastbound manifest through the sweeping curve at Martinez on the eastern slope of Cajon Pass.
Down to his CB&Q cap and overalls, Roger was the engineer this day. The cab of the BN 9908.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr approaches Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado, on the bright and snow morning of January 6, 1998.
In 1990, Burlington Northern converted EMD SD40-2 No. 7890 to burn natural gas fuel as an experiment to lower fuel costs and get cleaner exhaust emissions. The work was performed at Coast Engine &... (more)
Reflection at Smith Lake. A calm and chilly morning finds the crew of Columbia River Belt Line Railway #7 "Skookum" hauling a string of empty log bunks north across the causeway a... (more)