Kanawha River Railroad southbound freight KN 381 rolls through the small town of Poca led by Watco-painted EMD SD40-2M No. 412 and a leased CEFX bluebird SD60.
Kanawha River Railroad northbound freight KN 381 navigates one of a handful of small hills along the Kanawha River led by former SOO Line SD60 No. 6011.
A westbound coal train for Cincinnati, Ohio, gives a roll by to a passing eastbound near NJ Cabin on CSX's ex-C&O Northern Subdivision. The westbound's headlight, led by SD40-3 No. 4060 is piercin... (more)
An assortment of Union Pacific and HLCX-painted lease locomotives sit in storage at UP's Grand Junction yard in far eastern Colorado. The stored units consist primarily of GP15-1s, GP38-2s, a few ... (more)
With spring in full bloom, a westbound empty grain train rolls through Prichard, W.VA., on NS' former Norfolk & Western Kenova District in far western West Virginia.
The times how they've changed... With the last rays of sun resting on the Appalachians, an eastbound unit grain train led by CSX SD40-2 No. 8315 struggles to maintain track speed on the beg... (more)
A pair of veteran NS EMD SD60 idle on the south end of the Kanawha River Railroad's Dickinson Yard during a brief spring rain shower. The SD60's are leased to the KNWA for pusher service and coal ... (more)
Union Pacific's Southern Pacific heritage SD70ACe idles near the pit at Weller Yard in-between coal run service in the coalfields of rural southwestern Virginia.
Union Pacific's freshly painted Southern Pacific heritage SD70ACe heads for the pit at Weller Yard after dragging coal loads off the Levisa Branch and into Weller Yard on NS' Buchanan Branch in ru... (more)
The red markets of Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief train No. 4 illuminate Santa Fe's ancient wig-wag signal at Delhi, Colo., on the Raton Subdivision. For decades, this unique signal war... (more)
A pair of brand new BNSF Railway GE ET44AC's lead an eastbound baretable train through the Mojave Desert on BNSF's ex-Santa Fe Transcon.
A quartet of BNSF Railway locomotives serve as DPU's on a Mojave-bound freight train ascending the world famous Tehachapi Pass.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 climbs Donner Pass on its way to Emeryville, Calif., from Chicago. Photo taken from Silver Lariat, a privately owned CB&Q business car.
Tight fit for the Zephyr... The Emeryville-bound westbound Zephyr No. 5 slices through a countless number of tunnels on Union Pacific's Donner Pass route in northern California. Photo taken... (more)
Could it really be 2017? Amtrak California Zephyr trains Nos. 5 and 6 meet just east of Glenwood Springs Canyon both featuring privately owned dome lounge cars. Here, we look east fr... (more)