An eastbound BNSF coal train passes through the massive cut at East Stokes, Wyoming, on June 21, 2020. In the spring of 1998, BNSF daylighted Sunset Tunnel, also known as the 1,928-foot Tunnel 2 b... (more)
The head end of a westbound BNSF coal train led by EMD SD70ACe No. 9193 has just reached the summit of Bozeman Pass as the train exits Bozeman Pass Tunnel at West End, Montana, on the afternoon of... (more)
BNSF SD70MACe No. 9716, a rebuilt EMD SD70MAC, leads a coal empty along the North Platte River through scenic Wendover Canyon between Wendover and Cassa, Wyoming, on the afternoon of June 20, 2020... (more)
Burlington Northern EMD F9A-2 No. BN-1 leads a passenger special from Galesburg to Yates City during the city’s annual Galesburg Railroad Days on June 24, 1995. Both BN-1 and F9B-2 No. BN-2 were r... (more)
With more switching to do in the town of Superior on this autumn day of October 16, 2000, Montana Rail Link’s Paradise Local chants eastbound past the semaphores at St. Regis, Montana. The train i... (more)
The sun tries to break through on a snowy morning in the mountains of Colorado as Union Pacific’s Denver to Grand Junction freight, led by Southern Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 149, rumbles through Cre... (more)
On the morning of October 20, 2015, a westbound Deseret Power Railway unit coal train thrums past milepost 20 at Mormon Gap, Colorado.
A westbound Union Pacific coal empty heads upgrade at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon between Clay and Plainview, Colorado, on January 14, 2002.
Union Pacific’s Rio Grande heritage SD70ACe No. 1989 leads Ansco’s Rio Grande Ski Train through Winter Park, Colorado, on February 10, 2007.
A westbound BNSF coal train led by an EMD SD70Ace heads west along the Missouri River into Montana’s Lombard Canyon approaching Lombard siding on the afternoon of June 30, 2018.
It’s still snowing on the west slope of Utah’s Soldier Summit, but at Kyune, it’s breaking up revealing subtle colors of a setting sun as an eastbound Union Pacific coal train snakes through downg... (more)
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe manifest freight drops downgrade off Big 10 Curve approaching Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of April 13, 2002.
Westbound on the former Rio Grande route through the Moffat Tunnel, Amtrak’s California Zephyr rumbles through Crescent, Colorado, on a cold January 5, 2005.
Led by one of Utah Railway’s unique MK50-3s (formerly MK5000C) built by Morrison-Knudsen, a westbound Utah coal train curves into Rio, Utah, on the route over Soldier Summit on February 1, 2007.
Morning Paper Conrail freight ELKA5, led by EMD GP38-2 No. 8134, cruises through New Carlisle, Indiana, during a snowfall on January 15, 1994, in a panned photograph. It wasn’t until I ... (more)