A Santa Fe 991 train fights curvature and a 1.0 percent grade as it roars uphill toward tunnel 3. All around is grass and stubble that's been bleached by the sun, and will dominate the landscape t... (more)
Seaboard Coast Line GE C30-7 7060 and 7020, painted in Family Lines System colors, at Bostic, NC in March 20, 1981.
It was a grey day for some grey locomotives as Family Lines painted units get serviced at the South Louisville shops. Today this site is home for the University
of Louisville's football stadium. ... (more)
In the photo from 1977 the Milwaukee Road's Portage Yard looking east from the roundhouse curve. Part of the yard is visible on the left and the mainline curves and then goes straight past the eng... (more)
A heavy coal drag grinds through Davy. Trailing Conrail units are SD40-2 6417 and GP40-2 3356.
Five 3000 horsepower GE’s (C30-7’s and a U30C), all elephant-style, bring 111 cars of southbound coal into the “sag” at Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Another trainload of Powder River coal approaches Palmer Lake, Colorado. The Burlington Northern typically assigned C30-7’s, SD40-2’s, and U30C’s, and all three types are represented here.
Colorado has some beautiful skies, but they can be a source of angst and frustration. Here a Burlington Northern coal train, headed south on the Joint Line at Spruce, is about to fall under a shad... (more)
The Burlington Northern provided a never-ending parade of Powder River coal on Colorado’s Joint Line. Here an entire southbound train, from head end to helpers, can be seen at Spruce.
After pushing a train from Denver to Palmer Lake on the Joint Line, three Burlington Northern C30-7’s need to return to Denver. They are seen here running light through Greenland, Colorado.
A westbound Santa Fe freight curves through Chalender, Arizona, on April 20, 1990. The Phoenix-bound freight is powered by a pair of GE C30-7s, followed by an EMD GP20, EMD GP35 and a GE B23-7.
Eastbound Union Pacific tonnage rolls around Sullivan’s Curve on a clear May, 1984 day.
On a crisp winter day, an eastbound Conrail freight with a trio of six-axle GEs climbs through the hills of central Massachusetts on the former Boston & Albany, headed for Boston's Beacon Park Yar... (more)
An eastbound manifest disturbs the peace of a summer morning on the Arizona Divide.