A freight extra pulled by a mudhen carries a gondola load of photographers. It just came through Windy Point and is headed for Chama. At Chama I overheard one of those photographers that he kept s... (more)
Three tired looking GP40's roll a train through Rondout. A very different looking Rondout back then.
A pair of SD40-2's haul a freight through Illinois corn fields. An interesting flat car load behind the locomotives.
A special move with a heavy load moves across the Arizona desert.
Wings on a flat car are placed behind the SD40-2 and GP40 combination. They speed along the Illinois prairie as a heavy storm starts to move into the area.
One of the last trains to run over Tennessee Pass. A storm is brewing in the mountains. The cloud cover almost reaches the train.
A mechanic has his tools laid out on white paper so it's easier to find. He also has a piece of railing removed for ease of access. This mechanical work is being done at the Conway diesel shops.
A UP freight climbs track two out of the rain. This was one of the few times there where I watched it rain all around me but not on me.
A GE 44 tonner is being used by the Vulcan Material company to switch out offset hoppers. A pair of Conrail GP40-2's run a transfer freight over the IHB.
An SD45 switches the yard at Fon du Lac. It looks to still be in pretty good shape.
A loaded coal train struggles up the grade on the Joint Line as it heads towards Palmer Lake. There the helpers will be cut off and return to Denver. Larkspur Butte looms in the background.
A coal train runs through Greenland on the Joint Line. Dynamic brakes are whining as the loco holds the train on the hill.
An IC SD40A and CN SD40 move through the yard at Fon du Lac after cutting off their train.
A Milwaukee bound Hiawatha blazes through the snow to get its passengers to their destination on time.
A merger that almost happened. There was space reserved on the hood to add the SP to the left of the SF. If the SPSF merger went through, BNSF might not have existed. This bright paint may have be... (more)