Less than two months after the Southern Pacific/Rio Grande merger, an eastbound lumber drag on the Modoc Line passes the water tower at Madeline. One of the first actions taken after the merger wa... (more)
An eastbound freight passes through Tacoma, Wa. with a Union Pacific SD45 leading. Note the classic two digit road number.
I&M Rail Link train 263 enters the yard in Davenport, IA while a yard job and local await to continue their work. This photo marks a turning point for me, as I used to hate having people in my ph... (more)
A beautiful blend of red and yellow and blue and yellow
Engineer Steve Forrest poses in the cab for one of the final runs of the Secret City Scenic's excursions, on its final day of operations.
Eastbound SP train descending Donner Pass near Truckee
WC 6624 is about to hammer the ex-Nickel Plate diamond in La Porte, IN in November of 1999. Foreign power was very common on this portion of Conrail/NS.
Illinois & Midland, using a rare combination of SD45 and RS1325 locomotives, hauls a definite "high wide" consisting of transformers to the nearly Powerton generating station.
If I remember right, the MRL got power in position for the IMRL startup. While the final stages were going on some of this power ran off miles on the BNSF. Here an eastbound BNSF freight has just ... (more)
After a few blocks of street running, WC 6523 is splitting the signals at Division Street and Church Avenue in Oshkosh, WI in March of 1992. Ahead is the crossing of the Fox River. Not a trace of ... (more)
ARZC 4002 rolls along at 10MPH as it nears Cadiz, CA.
ARZC 4002 meanders uphill into Cadiz where it'll soon interchange with the BNSF.
A westbound drag of lumber empties for Oregon descends the grade from Sage Hen summit on the Modoc Line.
SSW (Cotton Belt) SD45 8964 at Ogden, Utah.
CNW 972 leads a westbound train 483 through farm and forest land west of Elk Mound, WI on its way to East Minneapolis from Altoona. The train was a regularly scheduled Chicago-Twin Cities hotshot ... (more)