A pair of UP's great looking SD40N's roll west through Kansas City's West Bottoms neighborhood with the Neff-18th St. transfer. At the time, the UP 669, a GP38-2 with the Baby Wings was working t... (more)
Exiting the 3,000-foot long Tunnel 4, CalTrains 274 slows as it approaches the Bayshore station with a transit laden with commuters looking to return home from another day of work in the city by t... (more)
BN 9794 was a former NP passenger FP7, one of two that were purchased to cover passenger service between the Twin Cities and Duluth and International Falls, MN. In March 1973 the unit still wears ... (more)
BN's class GP35 was GN's class GP35. No. 2500 leads a former CB&Q GP35 on a transfer headed towards Lyndale Yard Minneapolis' west side. The train is coming off the Mississippi River freight line ... (more)
Here is an example of an GN homemade repaint into Big Sky Blue. GP20 no. 2002, among the only or very few classes of locos to retain their predecessor numbers in the BN merger, has been repainted ... (more)
In March of 1973 one could still find non-BN painted predecessor locomotives, but green was getting a foot hold. Here former GN 424, a factory painted Big Sky Blue SD45 can be compared to BN's cas... (more)
Is this Los Angeles or San Francisco? Framed between the aging, ex-Southern Pacific Bayshore Roundhouse and the city's namesake bay, CalTrains 279 races north toward the Bayshore station and Tunne... (more)
BN 2518, a former GN GP35 leads a freight past Reservation Tower in Tacoma, WA. This tower protected activity at the east end of BN and UP yards along their respective mainlines in Tacoma. The UP ... (more)
Shadows and Highlights. After stopping for water (and lunch), the White Pass Rotary Fleet leaves Fraser Station, bound for Log Cabin and eventually Bennett. As the train curves off to th... (more)
BN 474, a vintage NW2 is parked at Stacy St. Yard with celebrity caboose, BN 11444. This one of a kind caboose was built by Great Northern at St. Cloud, MN shops as a prototype that led to their X... (more)
Sunset at Winslow, AZ finds a westbound BNSF intermodal train leaving town for its nocturnal run across the desert to Los Angeles as two eastbound trains approach Winslow for a crew change.
On a sunny afternoon in Washington, BNSF 6698 leads H-EVEABN1 18A south with the famous Mt. Rainer in the distance.
The "Paper Train" slams through downtown Bainbrdge NY on a gorgeous December day. This train carried newsprint paper from Canadian mills to a large number of east coast newspapers.
With one of the special paint rebuilt GE's on the point 14Q heads east toward Bellevue yard.
Iowa 502 leads SIBI eastbound through New Lenox.