Big Boy rests in the yard at Evanston. Meanwhile, the business of railroading goes on.
The first day of the trip to Ogden, UT has ended and the locomotive and its train are being settled into their resting spots for the night. Tomorrow: Rock Springs!
A beautiful assortment of historic locomotives is on display at Ogden Union Station.
Union Pacific "Big Boy" 4014 leads through the spectacular Utah scenery on its way to Ogden.
Union Pacific "Big Boy" 4014 rests in Rock Springs, WY after Day 2 of its maiden voyage to Ogden, UT. UP 844 is the second locomotive in the consist, probably feeling somewhat neglected ... (more)
On this beautiful morning, my wife and I have just arrived at the West Glacier Amtrak Station, labeled "Belton" for some reason, to catch the Empire Builder back to Minneapolis/St. Paul.... (more)
Westbound grain train led by a clean ES44AC and a clean UP Tier 4 loco glides west on the UP Jefferson City Sub towards the Grand Ave. Interlocking.
Westbound mixed freight glides through West Glacier, MT.
Southbound train of grain hoppers led by a GE Tier 4-compliant locomotive approaches the control point called Wann, which is one of the few places which still sports color position light signals. ... (more)
F-Unit KCS 2 leads the KCS Business Train across the Mississippi River from Illinois into Missouri on the 1898 swing bridge at Louisiana, Missouri.
Visiting the ex-Manufacturers Railway Company engine house is always interesting -- there's always an interesting assortment of power outside and around, awaiting maintenance.
Here we see a ... (more)
I'm standing on the Homewood Amtrak station platform, trying my hand at nighttime railroad photography. It's getting late and my belly is full of delicious pizza as a result of a great dinner with... (more)
UP 1996 sleeps under a clear starry sky while a westbound intermodal streaks past.
This locomotive is here in Pacific, Missouri for the town's annual Heritage and Art Fair.
Westbound intermodal led by a trio of ES44DC's flies through the railroad town of Pacific, MO.
The "Trek to Tennessee" Special approaches its final stop for the day in Dexter, MO.