CP's Kenmare Wayfreight battles the blizzard of 2016 near Carpio.
The thunderous roar of two EMD 16-645E3's fills the cold Winter air as engineer RD Albrightson notches his two SD40-2's out to keep the 23 loads of charcoal, grain, oats and propane at the posted ... (more)
Flanges squeal and dynamic brakes howl off the freshly fallen snow while three GE's (in 2x1 formation) lead loaded auto racks from Gibson, Indiana (IHB) to Milpitas, California glide down Donner P... (more)
The distant roar of a Westbound grain train clawing up the .65% grade out of the Souris River Valley fills the chilly Spring night sky; and the intermediate signal at MP 16.7 gives a proceed indic... (more)
Priority manifest traffic from Spokane, WA to Northtown, MN crosses the swollen South Branch Creek on a beautiful Saturday morning.
Crickets and birds chirp, thunder rumbles to the South, while AC traction motor whine and a Canadian tuned Nathan 3-chime scream disrupt serenity in the small town of Bowbells, during an incredibl... (more)
RJ Corman and dozens of BNSF employees spent their Fourth of July finishing up work on the flooded tracks through downtown Minot. After posting on their computers the tracks would be open at 20:00... (more)
The Napa Valley Lunch Train trundles back to Napa, passing a beautiful bunch of wine grapes at the Rutherford Grove Winery. Unfortunately for the wineries, but fortunate for me, the recent frost h... (more)
UP 7694 East crosses the Rock Creek Trestle deep in the heart of the Feather River Canyon, while fellow RP contributor Patrick Phelan from San Antonio, TX shoots from the turnout on Highway 70.