Every one of the nine EMDs on this eastbound SP coal drag--including the four here on the rear--are screaming in notch 8 to lift 10,000 tons up the steep grade at the east end of Cliff. The coal i... (more)
Returning from the BNSF interchange at Lookout, a McCloud train rolls west into the late afternoon sun.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Mid-Train Helpers. A Roger Puta Photograph
On a hazy afternoon, as seen from the east end of Bealville, an SP eastbound climbs the torturous grade between tunnel 3 and Cliff. The cut the train is entering used to be tunnel 6. The manifest ... (more)
Westbound UP coal train stopped for inspection at James Ca.
Out in the high desert, BNSF 4115 West meets the BNSF 3578 East as smoke from an executive-painted SD70MAC rises into the hot air.
A BNSF manifest descends the grade in Bealville under a full Moon.
At dusk, Rio Grande GP40-2 No. 3090 idles in the company of other EMDs. Here she'll be fueled and sanded.