With two Rio Grande SD40T-2s added as a point helper, a westbound freight climbs along the Price River at Castle Gate, Utah, on the afternoon of September 7, 1995. The helpers will be removed at K... (more)
Tennessee Pass—1985: Rolling over the very top of Tennessee Pass after helping an eastbound Rio Grande freight up the 3% grade out of Minturn are four SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors—the engineer notching u... (more)
Espee GrimeA Southern Pacific freight heads north (railroad east) through Traver, California, on September 14, 1979. Cotton Belt SD45T-2 9374 is on the point this day. There is a ... (more)
After pulling off their train in order to make way for the GG1 waiting in the distance, a pair of Penn Central E8s pull across the manually operated grade crossing and head towards the engine hous... (more)
Running as CSX Z15809, NS train 912-08 and I both left Atlanta the day before and happened to cross paths in Cincinnati. 912's ultimate destination is Hammond, IN; while I was bound for SummerRai... (more)
A Southbound UP grain train is tied down in Brawley on the Calexico Sub.
Still can't believe I only rode this line once. Thought I'd get more chances but it didn't last that long after this visit. This was the Conrail Bayonne Scoot, inherited from the Jersey Central an... (more)
Over and under coal loads as a southbound on the A-line (former ACL) heads across the bridge, passing over a stopped eastbound on the former C&O James River line below.
A trio of CMNW's former Western Pacific Geeps are seen awaiting to tie onto their outbound train at the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Paul Meyer photo.
The last one. MILW 357 leads the last train #245 (Milwaukee-Green Bay) across Hwy U near Waldo, WI in January of 1987. Technically a Soo Line train, they have an all MILW consist today on this ori... (more)
Forecasting changes to come about 15 years later, UP SD40-2 3127 invades Southern Pacific space at Roseburg, OR, surrounded by SP cabooses and a pair of SD9s. This line was spun off and is now ope... (more)
A six-unit set of Santa Fe power shuffles around the yard in Trinidad Colorado.
After dropping rail a couple of miles north, CN Work 914 continues southbound on the Newmarket Sub passing through the curve at Utterson.
A dirty DRGW 5381 leads 4 other units on a coal train on the Joint Line near Colorado Springs in June of 1989.
BNSF ES44C4 6995 leads a stack train over the Summit of Cajon Pass as the appropriately named control point, "Summit".