The usual high-horsepower SP/SSW four-axle power leads CSX intermodal train 144 as it passes Roanoke Junction. The diverging line originally went to Roanoke, but by the time of the photo had been... (more)
Typical power for this train in the mid-90s, a Cotton Belt GP60 races CSX 145 down the former Western Railway of Alabama toward Montgomery and, eventually, a handoff at NOLA.
"May Gray" has changed into "June Gloom" (low-altitude stratus clouds which form over the cool water of the Pacific Oceanâ€™s California Current, and spread overnight into the ... (more)
41 years separate these EMD products. A brand new Cotton Belt GP60 is at the IHB's service track adjacent to a 1949-built NW2. Tom Golden photo.
As seen from an eastbound auto pacing on U.S. Highway 34 out of Galesburg, Illinois, a speedy Southern Pacific intermodal with Chicago on its radar, sprints through Oneida on Burlington Northernâ€... (more)
A westbound train on the Siskiyou Line rolls across the Shasta Valley, late on a spring afternoon.
Following Brown at Watsonville Southern Pacificâ€™s Santa Cruz local crosses the Pajaro River and chases a UPS truck up Walker Street in Watsonville, California, on February 6, 1995.
A special Amtrak train from Portland, Oregon to Redding, California has just crossed over the Oregon/California state line on the Shasta Route. The original California Northeastern grade can be se... (more)
The outbound Toledo Hauler has just emerged from tunnel 24, and is crossing a trestle that spans the Yaquina River. Southern Pacific would operate the Toledo Branch for only eight more days befor... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
A trio of Cotton Belt B40-8s moves engine lite on the IHB in Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
A westbound SP stack train climbes towards the summit of Stein's hill.
A cab hop with SSW, SP, and Conrail power heads west on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.