Thunder at Iron Ridge A westbound BNSF coal train thunders through Iron Ridge cut between Austin and Weed, Montana, climbing Mullan Pass on the afternoon of July 6, 2022. The train is n... (more)
A train of autoracks from Yard Nine heads east through Chicago & North Western’s Proviso Yard on February 9, 1992. A pair of Conrail GE C40-8W locomotive provide motive power for the train.
Staying ahead of the storm An eastbound Union Pacific manifest freight train drops downgrade at milepost 823 on Peru Hill, Wyoming, momentarily staying ahead of a storm approaching from... (more)
On the afternoon of July 7, 2023, Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACe Nos. 4318 and 4404 pull a Helena to Bozeman turn westbound past the old Milwaukee Road bridge spanning the Missouri River at Lombard... (more)
Storm light over East Hump A set of hump power crests Union Pacific’s East Hump after finishing the sorting of another train at North Platte, Nebraska, on May 4, 2011. An early spring... (more)
Deseret Power Railway’s unit coal empties slithers through the curves rolling through Coyote Basin at milepost 24 east of Bonanza, Utah, on October 20, 2015.
Iowa Interstate train BICB (Blue Island to Council Bluffs) cruises west between Hancock and McClelland, Iowa, as seen from 330th Street overpass at York Center on April 12, 2016. Leading the train... (more)
Four formidable flares Eighty cylinders worth of nice-looking EMD SD45s drum past with a southbound Wisconsin Central freight just north of Duplainville, Wisconsin, on a cold, wintery J... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s 844 local crosses a trestle on the steep 2.2% mountain grade on the Harrison branch just beyond milepost 6 after departing Harrison, Montana, on June 27, 2023. The local, pow... (more)
The sun has cracked the horizon as a BNSF coal train crosses Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming, at 6:16 a.m. on July 11, 2023. This particular train is powered by four BNSF EMD SD70ACe locomotives... (more)
On April 17, 2009, Metra MP36PH-3S No. 411 leads a westbound Metra commuter train out of Chicago and is about to pass under Roosevelt Road.
Rainbow colors of early WC The first days of Wisconsin Central where a scramble of getting trains over the railroad and enough power to do so. On November 7, 1987, almost a month after ... (more)
Meet on Peru HillA westbound Union Pacific stack train, led by GE ES44AC No. 5294, meets an eastbound UP manifest freight on Peru Hill between Green River and Peru, Wyoming, on the morn... (more)
Union Pacific GE ES44AC No. 5294 is the lone motor on the point of a westbound stack train climbing Peru Hill between Green River and Peru, Wyoming, on June 23, 2023.
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local works upgrade at milepost 214 between Townsend and Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of June 27, 2023.