A westbound B&O manifest struggles around Turkey Foot curve and past the CPLs on October 21, 1979. Back then, it always fascinated me just how much tonnage B&O could tie on to two worn out Geeps.... (more)
5 Rio Grande units, albeit the third unit is Rio Grande 5399 disguised in SP paint, move a manifest west across Rio Grande's former Denver to Salt Lake City mainline. It was rare to see this many ... (more)
Former Conrail GP40 now repainted as Rio Grande 3151 leads a manifest through Castle Rock. The hill in the back ground is Castle Rock. Interestingly these former Conrail units never received Gyra-... (more)
This photo is dedicated to the late Jim Boyd, who we learned recently passed on. Somehow it seems fitting this mid-70s all-EMD consist, shot somewhere in Nebraska on the high iron of the Union Pa... (more)
Arriving at Ellensburg there's work to do.
A little bonding between boater and trainmen as NP westbound tonnage snakes through the canyon looking south towards Yakima
Westbound manifest rolls near Roza dam, knocking down the signal across the Yakima River as seen from old Rte. 97. There's nothing like guardrail railfanning!
With their train cutoff behind them, the power of a manifest slips back to the mainline through the crossover. The hogger watches for hand signals from the trainman, in those days "radio equipped... (more)
Winding down the canyon past some great fishing holes near Roza dam, old Rte. 97 offered a nice view of the NP across the Yakima River.
On the way to Bethlehem to fan JU Tower action which included a NKP 759 special, the photographer grabs this shot of an eastbound C&O with consecutively numbered GP35's busting through town with a... (more)
Action at CNJ's JU interlocking includes Alcos on a Reading manifest, a CNJ switch crew working the siding, and a railfan getting the shot.
A followup view to a shot posted earlier shows UP 4017's hogger leaning out the window looking for any obstructions to getting his train into the yard and finishing his run.
With brake shoes smoking a manifest with stock cars in the consist slows for the yard at Cheyenne. #4017 was preserved and sits today, silent but imposing, at the National Railway Museum in Green... (more)
British Columbia 6-motor Alcos lead an SD40-2 south with a train heavy with the forest products of British Columbia. Cut in about 90 cars back are cabless remote units.
This wrecked CP ES44AC trails on a flatcar going west through Naperville.