BNSF 5743 leads eastward on Montana Rail Link's 4th Sub just west of Plains along the Clark Fork in the early morning hours of March. Some water fowl is startled from the darkness of the river as ... (more)
A BNSF grain train heads east near Perma, Montana along the Flathead River as cold morning temps caused heavy frost in parts of the valley.
Words really can't describe the Moffat Route. It is such an amazing stretch of rail with great array of scenery between the east slope and west side of the continental divide. This Union Pacific m... (more)
A heavy BNSF grain train is almost to the tunnel at the crest of Bozeman Pass as the sun works to crest the mountains that surround Livingston, Montana.
BNSF grain train struggles up Bozeman Pass during a cold March sunrise. Montana Rail Link helpers were adding in Livingston to help shove on the rear of the train. They will cut off just before c... (more)
CR 3374 leads a northbound Wisconsin Central freight past the wig wags at Van Dyne, WI. This looks more like Ohio or Indiana than Wisconsin, and the trackage has seen a number of ownership changes... (more)
A pair of Montana Rail Link GP9s on the Paradise Local make time across the Clark Fork spewing exhaust and loaded with logs for Tricon Timber in St. Regis. The drive from Paradise to St. Regis rea... (more)
Montana Rail Link day gas travels westward between the Flathead River and a rocky mountain side as it approaches Paradise, Montana. It will drop off the front section of a gondolas which appear to... (more)
The very last rays of sunlight reflect off the sky while the faint throb of three Wisconsin & Southern EMDs can be heard and felt as they pull across the Rock River in Janesville, Wisconsin. Fishe... (more)
"THREE OF A KIND"
Not many places one can photograph an N&W CPL signal, a full code line complete with wires and of course, a crossing gate. This is the case at Summit on the old Shena... (more)
"REMINDERS OF A RAILWAY'S PAST"
The fully loaded UBHF strains as 2 GP38-3's and 2 SD40-2's pull the 30 car heavy train up the mountain, passing by the former west end of the Sabillasvi... (more)
Amtrak 156 the Phase One Heritage Unit leads the Lake Shore Limited aka Amtrak 48 on the Hudson Line approaching Lincoln Ave. in Colonie picking up the new, fresh fallen dusting of snow.
A former Conrail C32-8 rolls through Homestead.
The A&O runs coal trains into Grafton, WV area. Here in Burnsville two of CSX's ES44's That probably aren't even a year old and they are already working hard pulling West Virginia black gold.
Former SP&S C424, BN 4240 leads a C425 and some EMDs around the curve at Steilacoom, WA on a Portland bound freight. This trackage was used by BN, UP and Amtrak at the time and occasionally hosted... (more)