Train CFZ, the hottest thing on wheels on this portion of the Missouri Pacific RR, is about 20 miles out of Texarkana and will arrive in Ft. Worth around sunset after making setouts in Dallas and ... (more)
With the Continental Divide looming above, a loaded Rio Grande coal train arcs through the long curve at Crescent, Colorado, in July 1984.
Eastbound Q352 blasts by MP192 at Hyndman, Pa.
UP 5530's (AC45CCTE) motor takes a chill pill as it and sister unit, another AC45, traverse the final 8 miles of the CNO&TP 1st district in Erlanger where the train will soon get a longer break to... (more)
A westbound Cotton Belt freight crosses the Kansas City Terminal’s Kaw River Bridge (also known as the Kansas River Bridge) on December 8, 1985. This massive structure has four main lines—two on t... (more)
A single Penn Central E44 is on the point of a unit train of grain empties, waiting to proceed off No. 3 Track onto Conrail's Enola Branch. It's a brassy hot August day, and the fireman has his c... (more)
The setting sun is not exactly glinting off the dusty flanks of the 4809 as she and the 4855 head up an eastbound intermodal on the old PRR main. That's my dad's 1969 VW Beetle parked along old H... (more)
A westbound manifest climbs the 2% grade in Coal Creek Canyon. The train is about to cross Blue Mountain Road on the approach to Tunnel One. The large aggregate plant on the far upper right is on ... (more)
The hottest train on the Rio Grande the Railblazer, is set to depart Salt Lake Cities Roper yard. It's a late winter evening as the train prepares for it's overnight journey to Denver.
A typically grimy Clinchfield EMD F7 leads a southbound freight train over a low timber trestle. This location is between Wakenva and Trammel, north of Dante in far western Virginia.
WP 3523 west has stopped for a crew change, while WP 2261 waits to head east.
Two Louisville & Nashville C420’s are at the end of a power lineup waiting to go to work at Loyall, Kentucky.
A trio of SP tunnel motors are powering the Potash Local. The train has arrived at Potash and is shown switching cars against the backdrop of the impressive red cliffs
Engineer and maneuverer who negotiates the maneuvers with the train of the locomotive EMD SD40-2 PRSX that just entered the patio.