Union Pacific business car UPP 102 “St Louis” brings up the markers on a nine-car passenger train traversing the Dotsero Cutoff between Dell and Range, Colorado, on August 3, 2014.
Heading south along the Animas River after departing Silverton, scenery blurs by seen from the open platform of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s business car B-2 “Cinco Animas” near Nee... (more)
Plying the final miles to Amtrak's Los Angeles 8th Street Yard, BNSF's "Roaming the American West" business car special passes a Metro light-rail serving facility as the train prepares t... (more)
Two Famous Tail Cars Meet. In an unplanned meet that is unlikely to happen again for sometime, American Railway Explorer's "Kansas" sits quietly inside Amtrak's 8th Street Yard as... (more)
On a beautiful morning, a summer run of the Rio Grande Ski Train is westbound at Clay, Colorado, on July 15, 2000. Sure would be nice to be sitting on the rear platform of business car “Kansas” as... (more)
In a high country snowstorm, the Rio Grande Ski Train departs Winter Park, Colorado, after unloading a large group of happy skiers on January 13, 2001. Former Rio Grande business car “Wilson McCar... (more)
New York, Susquehanna & Western business car 510 was in its fourth life hosting railroad dignitaries when seen here in Binghamton, New York. The car was built in 1921 for the Rock Island, and did ... (more)
After unloading guests at Siskiyou siding for a bus trip back to Ashland, the "Sunset" enters Siskiyou Line Tunnel 13. An SP official next to me dryly observed, "I sure hope the D'A... (more)
Running on its last trip prior to being renamed the "Redwood Empire," ATSF 33 looks sharp on the rear of the northbound Coast Starlight as it brings up the markers just north of Santa Ma... (more)
Amtrak 14 meets a BNSF freight train at Wocus in September 2002. Once the Southern Pacific's presidential ride, in the Union Pacific fleet "Sunset" is just another business car.
A Roger Puta Photograph
View from the rear platform of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train as we roll westbound through the ex-Northern Pacific 1885 brick-lined tunnel under Westminster Junction.
Rio Grande business car “Kansas” is on the rear of the Ski Train at Union Station at Denver, Colorado, on February 23, 1986.
"Fred's-eye view" of the railroad
Bringing up the rear on the way to Streamliners at Spencer