NVR 70 hits the 1% grade of Yountville Hill, on a hot summer evening in the Napa Valley.
NVR 70 leads the evening dinner train out of Napa and is starting to head north into the heart of the Napa Valley.
Lightning was striking all around, as another trio of SD70MAC's lead an empty coal train through the town of Crawford, and back to the Powder River Basin.
A brace of older power, 2 BN SD40-2's, and 3 ATSF C30-7's, struggle up the grades of Crawford Hill. 4 SD40-2's are pushing hard on the rear, otherwise this train would have no chance at all of mak... (more)
A trio of MAC's lead an empty coal train back to the Powder River Basin, as a helper set to the right waits to cross over and head back down the hill to Crawford for another shove.
A BN SD 60M leads 4 C30-7's with another load of Powder River Coal on Crawford Hill.
A WB UP drag climbs through the super elevated curves on the lower part of Ridge Hill in south central Idaho, on the old Oregon Short Line. Durring WW2, my grandfather was a fireman for the UP, an... (more)
A WB train arrives at the large yard in Green River Wyoming on a beautiful Fall morning.
Another load of Wyoming coal heads south out of the Powder River Basin in Wyoming.
A pair of SD70M's lead a hot Z train south through the Sacramento River Canyon at Gibson, Ca.
A hot Z trains rolls west in the late afternoon along the Columbia River, with a NS SD70M-2 2nd in consist.
An A-B-A set of BNSF power leads a WB drag along the Columbia River.
A BNSF EB heads across one of the many causeways along the Columbia River, with Mt Hood looming across the river in Oregon.
The eastbound Portland section of the Empire Builder shimmers in the late afternoon sun along the shores of the Columbia River.
A UP stack train roars east along the Columbia River in Oregon. Note the tunnel portal of the BNSF and their Oregon Trunk Line in the background.