The sun is low on the horizon, and the colors are really starting to pop. As two C40-8 Union Pacific 9279 9112 race through salt evaporation ponds on the west end of the Great Salt Lake. Business ... (more)
CN C40-8 2026 leads a manifest south into Joliet.
UP 9198 West stops at Charter Way so her conductor can climb down and throw a switch allowing her to enter Stockton Yard. In the not-too-distant future, UP will no longer use this track, but will ... (more)
UP 9230, UP 9295, UP 9135, and the string of cars behind them have likely made their final trip as they sit on one of the yard tracks on President's Island. Soon a CN switcher will come and drag t... (more)
As the suns taps the horizon, CN 2018 comes to a stop on the main and will wait on the arrival of an empty train coming north on the CN Iron Range sub.
A trio of GE's show some life when the engineer tugs the throttle to gain a little speed to move these taconite loads.
Among the confines of President's Island, UP 9184 and UPY 940 (the Little Rock Centennial locomotive) await the scrappers torch amid the remains of scrapped rolling stock at Progress Rail Services... (more)
With snow falling, CN 2018 splits the new still not in use signals at the small location know as Allen Jct. MN which is roughly the half way point on the return trip back to Two Harbors on the CN ... (more)
With snow falling, empties meet loads at Gilbert, MN on the CN Iron Range sub.
As the snow falls, CN 2018 continues the southbound leg of the trip passing through the yard at Biwabik with a destination back to the yard at Two Harbors, MN.
Snow falling and the hum of steel wheels on the rails.
A trio of GE's ply the unseen rails pulling taconite loads as snow continues to fall across Minnesota's Iron Range.
Looking like a model on a well-scenicked model railroad, UP 9108 West approaches the east portal of tunnel 9 deep in the Feather River Canyon. Rock slides in this area are common, and UP routinely... (more)
View from the former Southern Asheville - Salisbury line. The CSX train has come down the Blue Ridge mountains in the distance.
Union Pacific 9164 rolls through the Blue Mountains on a beautiful July day.