Rio Grande 5512 West creeps up the siding at Una Co.
A westbound lumber drag departs Klamath Falls for California. The caboose has just cleared the west switch of Texum siding, so the power is accelerating to track speed.
On the morning of Veteran's Day 1991--and shooting with friend Elrond Lawrence--Santa Fe 544 West comes up a ramp out of Barstow Yard onto the North Track and heads for Cajon Pass. In the distance... (more)
A rare unit for the state of Utah, an SP B30-7. Has made it way on Rio Grande's west side branch called the Garfield branch. The line make it's way from Midvale to the Kennecott Coppers smelter. ... (more)
The first of four "Farewell to the Harrimans" trips prepares for departure to San Francisco.
Ancestral New Haven semaphores still guarded the junction at Groton, CT, in the summer of 1984, but replacements were under construction as Amtrak modernized the Shore Line. F40 212 was eastbound ... (more)
When Amfleet equipment came to dominate the Northeast Corridor in the mid-1970s, Amtrak converted a number of baggage cars into HEP generators so that steam-era GG1s could handle the new equipment... (more)
A Chicago & North Western SD40-2 duo marches west on the mainline through suburbia at Elmhurst, IL, with mixed freight out of Chicago. The C&NW liked those nose-mounted bells!
BN 5598 is eastbound with a loaded coal train along Hwy 2 near Alliance, NE on a foggy morning in May of 1991.
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)
A GP50 leads a grain train departing Pacific Junction, IA.
A westbound Burlington Northern coal empty departs Guernsey, Wyoming, on July 18, 1985. The train is powered by four GE C30-7s bracketing a lone EMD SD40-2. Visible through the exhaust is the brid... (more)
CNW 868 does a decent Alco imitation as it charges up the hill at Fonda, just east of the CNW terminal at Butler, WI in March of 1986.
Santa Fe EMD GP39-2 3403, GE U36C 8757, GP9 2251 and GP39-2 3404 at Santa Fe yards in Cleburne, Texas; date January 1987.