Mike Keim Photo
On June 22, 2004, Union Pacific’s LJP45 local out of Helper, Utah, was returning to town entering the yard when the lead truck of Rio Grande SD40T-2 No. 5349 derailed on the switch to Yard Track 2... (more)
A worker in the Union Pacific car shop at De Soto, Missouri applies Union Pacific logos and “Building America” slogans to the side of Chicago & North Western covered hopper No. 490093 on September... (more)
Master of the gradient: a loco driver of the FCCA at the top speed of 25 km/h (15.5 mph).
Two painters at Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri put the finishing touches on newly-built autorack ETTX No. 715001 as they add UP logos and other lettering to the cars on September 28,... (more)
At the helm of the 2017 Autumn Express, preparing for departure out of NY Penn Station.
At the small Amtrak Station in Ventura hundreds of people wait to board an already standing room only morning Surfliner to Santa Barbara. The closure of Hwy 101, the main artery and all secondary ... (more)
As he pulls the cut lever on 7236, the conductor of the Snowflake Special gives the hand signal to the engineer telling him to proceed.
Inside Union Pacific’s car shop at De Soto, Missouri, on September 29, 2011, blacksmith David Ragsdale shapes the end of a grabiron moments after removing it out of the electric furnace seen in th... (more)
"Bago North Cabin", with bare feet on immaculate floor
Work being conducted on the SP 4449 while it was on display at the Los Angeles Union Station.
The side rods on NKP 765 get some lubrication maintenance after completing two excursions on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.
Following the return of a Rail Ramble to the Philadelphia area, Reading's T-1 No. 2124 would return lite to Reading. It turned on the wye at West Falls. Here, after a visit with towerman Joe Coult... (more)