The 2011 Santa Train only stops to distribute goodies at scheduled location but Santa is a trouper, dispensing a friendly wave and a hearty “Ho ho ho” all along the line.
Minturn yard—2009 Overgrown by grass and weeds, Minturn yard looks like this in the Union Pacific era—no trains, and only rusty rails sadly leading to nowhere—on June 15, 2009.
Following a low-speed derailment that knocked a couple cars on the ground. The lead has taken the upright portion of the train to Union Station and now the ground crews go to work on the downed c... (more)
Union Pacific put some cars on the ground while rounding the Steel Bridge to NW Portland.
Trail Creek Trestle was the last major structure to be built as part the Georgia Railroad's task of building a branch line to Athens, GA as part of their 1833 charter with the state. Before it's c... (more)
As the bay window caboose of an eastbound SP passes us, we can see SP light power approaching in the distance.
Early morning at 06.53 AM on Ospizio Bernina, highest station of the Rhaetian Railway on 2252 meter a.s.l. The two bell apparatus are still operational and announce the next train, when it departe... (more)
On September 28, 2011, inside Union Pacific’s De Soto, Missouri, car shop a welder grinds a repair to a freight car truck side frame that once belonged to UP covered hopper No. 980091. The repai... (more)
A classic SP caboose brings up the back end of a local as it has just crossed the diamond at Joliet.
In extremely thick and frigid fog, the caboose of a Santa Fe westbound disappears with the rest of its train into the mist at Cable Crossover. The photographer is unsure if such thick fog is a com... (more)
Kyle RR CORP lettered 4075 hit snow drift next to abandoned Rock Island RR depot at Stratton, CO. Snowstorm January 21, 2018 had paralyzed eastern Colorado and closed I-70.
A sure sign winter operating conditions are here is CN using their distributed breaking cars. They seem to prefer this to using locomotives in DP configuration.
An array of signals guard Brighton Park