The two B40-8W units strain to pull the freight up the incline at Burns Junction.
MRL 4406 returns the morning gas train toward Missoula, MT via Montana Rail Link's 10th Sub. The train has just crossed the Flathead River and will continue east along it before heading toward Eva... (more)
MRL 4408 slows the morning gas train for its stop at the gas facility at the east end of Thompson Falls, MT as morning fog burns off the Clark Fork.
BNSF 8759 drops down Winston Hill just northwest of Townsend, MT with an empty coal train on Montana Rail Link. The train is eastbound headed for Laurel, MT to interchange with BNSF.
At the isolated location of Eagle Nest, AZ, an eastbound Santa Fe manifest comes out of a rock cut on the Williams Crookton Line Change, which the railroad built in 1960. The new line has gentle c... (more)
The UP Lordsburg Sub is part of the Sunset Route that runs from Tuscon to El Paso. This westbound stack train is crawling up the 1.15-1.6% grade out of Benson. Here the train passes thru the xover... (more)
In my May trip out to Arizona I wanted to hit up the Lordsburg stuff since it had some different style signals on it east of Tuscon. The Lordsburg Sub is part of the Sunset Route that runs from Tu... (more)
With the summit of Raton Pass nearly at hand Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief rounds the famous curve at Wootton.
On a beautiful afternoon in May of 1999, a westbound UP pig train crosses the Willcox Playa with two SP units for power. At the time this photo was taken, there was only a single track across this... (more)
The hottest train on the system. With the newest units on the roster. A B40-8W leads 5 GP60M's in their beautiful red and silver paint.
A Southern Pacific work train departs Sycan Shop on the abandoned Oregon, California & Eastern with a trainload of salvaged track material.
Warbonnet 517 pulls into Burns Junction with a small freight.
After a successful day of chasing the Southwest Chief across Raton Pass, our group headed towards Grants to set up for the Escalante & Western the next day. A quick stop off the interstate at Lagu... (more)
An SP freight follows South Bounder Creek westward approaching Tolland, CO and Moffat Tunnel.
As traffic passes on Interstate 10, SP 9733 West, a UP manifest, waits for a meet in the siding at Wymola. The headlights of westbound vehicles are lighting up 9733's uniform string of boxcars.