Tools and Trains.
A westbound SP manifest rounds the curve just west of Ilmon after crossing Caliente Creek.
A somewhat rare photo as the UP was not in the UP of Michigan for very long. Here, UP 5029 brings an ore train into the yard in Escanaba in November of 1996.
NORTH ENID OK Aug 1977 -- Rock Island U30C 4596 is tied down just south of the Breckinridge Road grade crossing.
UP 9231 is about to enter Hermosa Tunnel of a beautiful day in May of 1989. Alas, this is the only shot I got here. I was told the spot was fan friendly at the time, but we were quickly kicked out... (more)
A modern cupola caboose brings up the rear of an eastbound BN manifest at Tuscor, MT.
This Iowa Interstate train from Council Bluffs to Chicago is currently westbound in Nebraska on the Burlington Northern as viewed from the L Street overpass in South Omaha, Why? Because this is a... (more)
A BNSF Los Angeles, CA - NS Chicago Ashland Ave, IL stack train rips around a super-elevated curve between Pisgah and Ludlow on BNSF's Needles Sub.
BNSF's Q LACAUG6 17 meets the Q CHILAC6 16 west of Ludlow on BNSF's busy Needles Sub.
Emerging from Tunnel #5 with a plume of black smoke, BNSF 7157 leads the M MODBAR onto the main at Cliff, southbound on UP's Mojave Sub.
A rare unobstructed view of 1757 called for a roster shot. The former New Hampshire Northcoast GP9 was acquired in a deal by the 470 Railroad Club and is leased to the Conway Scenic Railroad This ... (more)
A trio of UP ES44ACs bring a northbound Z train into Caliente on the Mojave Sub.
BNSF ES44C4 4231 and CREX ES44AC 1209 idle on the tailend of BNSF's M MODBAR waiting for a northbound to show up before assisting the train over Tehachapi Pass.