Union Pacific 2280 South sails through Funks Grove, where, in 2006, two men claimed to have seen Big Foot.
Steve Smedley photo
1271 crosses Kopua Viaduct the last of six trestles on the line to Napier. The train is a feature of the annual Art Deco Weekend celebrating the architectural style Napier was rebuilt in during t... (more)
1271 crosses Waitangi bridge over Tutaekuri River with excursion train returning from Hastings. The train is a feature of the annual Art Deco Weekend celebrating the architectural style Napier was... (more)
D&RGW 3084 East skateboards through the snow at Plainview, Colo. headed for Denver another 25 miles and 1500-ft. lower in elevation.
West of Rollinsville, Colo., six SD motors of D&RGW usher Train 707, empty coal hoppers, back to mines on Oct. 10, 1986.
With six new EMD SD50’s charging up the mountain with a string of coal empties, D&RGW’s 5511 West has passed Rollinsville, Colo. and has about 7 miles before reaching Moffat Tunnel and diving unde... (more)
Q640 with an interesting lead unit for a road freight heads west through downtown Akron Ohio.
Over U.P. trackage rights, BNSF 6852 West is about to crest the Continental Divide and plunge through 6.2-mile long Moffat Tunnel on Feb. 21, 2015. The premises are heavily monitored and remotel... (more)
Having passed through North America’s 4th longest tunnel (6.2 miles), apparently the brakeman was going back to check an engine problem. Inside Moffat Tunnel D&RGW 5515 East crested the highest e... (more)
Through the last of three tunnels of 25 of them within a 10-mile stretch of track, at the Flatirons rock formations D&RGW’s 3129 East has 25 more miles to reach Denver, 1500-ft. lower in elevation... (more)
NYS&W WS3 has the SU99 power in tow. The three SD60s and SD40-2 3022 will be doubled against the train at the west end of the MC Yard.
Loads of raw ore from the T-bird mine make the turn off the north leg at Fairlane as they roll in for processing at United Taconite.
Inside of 15 minutes we saw driving snow, rain, grauple, and sun, such as the dynamic weather of the mountains. Here a Z overtakes another Z.
A southbound mixed freight crawls south at 8 mph toward North Hawthorne pulling 9000+ feet of train with just two units online.
Amtrak zips south along the Hudson's west bank.