The eastbound Southwest Chief has an eclectic assortment of equipment today. Along with two standard Phase V P42s, the Veterans P42 is joined by brand new Amtrak Midwest Charger 4630 and two Horiz... (more)
Three Union Pacific SD50’s bring a train of coal, possibly off of the Utah Railway, over the top at Soldier Summit, Utah. It will be almost another decade until this is truly UP territory.
The Silver Bow, MT to Pocatello, ID manifest makes a brief stop in Blackfoot, Idaho for the conductor to realign the switch to the mainline before continuing its journey south on the UP Montana Su... (more)
With the Continental Divide looming above, a loaded Rio Grande coal train arcs through the long curve at Crescent, Colorado, in July 1984.
A seven-car Union Pacific Potash local trundles through amazing red rock country along the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, on February 10, 2006.
A pair of Union Pacific SD40-2’s brings a baretable train into the “sag” at Palmer Lake, Colorado. The most interesting part of this train is the presence of more)
Awaiting a track warrant to continue, a southbound power move pauses on a Santa Fe-era bridge in Larkspur, CO on September 21, 2017.
A pair of workhorse SD40-2 locomotives lead a short local train south across a Santa Fe-era bridge in Larkspur, CO on September 21, 2017.
Three Dash 9 locomotives, the last of which is in the silver and red "warbonnet" scheme, lead a mixed freight train south in Larkspur, CO on September 21, 2017.
Working upgrade into Hackberry, BNSF 3889 and three fellow GE's strain to get their heavy Z train up the hill as heat waves rises above the units.
BNSF 521's Warbonnet paint still looks fairly good after all these years, albeit a little sunburnt.
Crossing Over Off the Cutoff - A pair of rear facing DUP's bring up the rear of an easttbound manifest train that is rolling across the cross over at CP Silverwood to enter BNSF trackage fr... (more)
Make Life Last, Put Safety First. Important words to live by, especially when working in industry. At the Plaster City, California processing plant DL-535-E #112 spots its train of hopper ... (more)
With its 1,995-mile trip to Los Angeles complete, the westbound Sunset Limited train set passes through the San Diego Junction crossovers as it leaves Mission Tower behind for its trip to the yard... (more)