I stepped off the Sunset Limited in Los Angeles with 24 hours until my flight to Hawaii. So what better to do than rent a car and drive to Wellton Arizona to catch a surviving SP Cantilever? And f... (more)
After 2 days of pulling passenger trains, the QJ 6988 returned to Newton Iowa pulling a revenue freight train.
Amtrak's Veteran's Unit leads the westbound Southwest Chief into Naperville.
A pair of KCS "Retro Belle" Gevos stick their nose out for a bit of headroom at KCS's yard in Shreveport.
UP 5780 leads an empty coal train under the endangered CNW signal bridge at Nelson. In the background you can see the Nelson coaling tower, long out of use but still in place. For now.
Amtrak 63 on train 303 departing the new station of Bloomington-Normal.
Metra 183 rounding one of the few corners and grades on the BN racetrack.
Amtrak's Phase III heritage unit leads the inbound Quincy train thru Lisle. This photo would have looked a bit nicer a few years ago when searchlights protected West Lisle.
The outbound California Zephyr outruns a BNSF auto train west of the Naperville station.
One of the former EMD SD70ACe demos is in charge of CN train M345 at Junction City Wis.
Inbound Metra train splits a pair of Milwaukee searchlight signals. These are getting extremely rare.
The [i]Southwest Chief[/i]begins its journey to Los Angeles, passing under the ex IC / CCP Freeport Subdivision.
The Southern Heritage Unit leads an empty bulk oil train to the oil fields of North Dakota.
Coal train working in Glenwood Springs Colorado. When I took this shot, I did not imagine I would spend the rest of the morning chasing it thru the hills out Colorado.
Most of the BART "subway" is elevated or at ground level. The concrete bridges are somehow earthquake resistant.