An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight exits Tunnel 1 and fills the horseshoe curve at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon as it drops downgrade between Plain and Clay, Colorado, on a dry Ja... (more)
BLUE CUT CA Sept 7 1983 — Union Pacific SD40-2 3474 rolls through Blue Cut in Cajon Pass. EMD built the unit (b/n 776088-70) in May 1978. My photo.
Carter Roag coal company loads one of their final trains. This loadout has seen better days and is a reminder of the way things used to be. Undoubtedly millions of tons of coal have been passed th... (more)
An empty grain shuttle rolls east on Montana Rail Link's former BN/NP mainline through Lombard Canyon just southeast of Toston, MT. The Missouri River winds through the canyon, just downstream fro... (more)
Conway Scenic's Mountaineer train approaches Crawford Notch.
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive Works builder's cards when my father would visit him in Collin... (more)
A pair of GE B23-7's lead the Midcoast Railservice's westbound RB-2 job as it eases off of the Kennebec River lift bridge in Bath, Maine. This bridge once also carried Route
1 across the top dec... (more)
Wildfires illuminate the sky in the Shenandoah Valley as Norfolk Southern freight train 14Z heads north across the James River. Wildfires are extremally uncommon in the Valley, making this an extr... (more)
The first Shenandoah Valley Limited excursion of the day departs Goshen on a frigid morning.
CPKC Holiday Train ''dead head'' move to Maine crossing the Richelieu River at St Jean Qc
CHEYENNE WY Sept 24 1978 — Union Pacific SD40-2 3343 handles a mixed freight near Cheyenne. EMD built the unit (b/n 766056-09) in February 1977. The unit has been renumbered to UP 1610. Accordin... (more)
The eastbound VIA "Canadian" passes by and crosses the Snaring River at Henry House, AB on CN trackage en route from Jasper, AB to Hinton and Edmonton. Today's train had at least 4 dome ... (more)
On a gorgeous fall morning, an eastbound train crosses the wooden trestle over Sulphur Lake just west of Morton, MN.
L553 shoves back to the yard at Gilman after picking up a cut of cars from Incobrasa Industries.