An eastbound BNSF freight fills Big 10 Curve between Eisele and Rocky, Colorado, on the warm afternoon of February 9, 2015. The 76-car train is made up of mostly tank cars—73 to be exact.
On the morning of August 16, 2012, Union Pacific GE AC4460CW (a 4,400 h.p. locomotive that was to be converted to 6,000 h.p., but this never happened) No. 7042 passes new trackwork being installed... (more)
In a vista overlooking Brule Lake, Canadian National train No. 302 swings through Robertson’s Curve at Swan Landing, Alberta, on July 19, 2013.
Powered by three EMD SD40-2s, Canadian Pacific’s southbound wayfreight between Golden and Cranbrook approaches Canal Flats, British Columbia, on July 16, 2011.
As two BNSF coal trains cross Logan Hill, Wyoming, with sunset approaching on June 18, 2015, Union Pacific light engines follow the BNSF load on Track 1. On the other side of Antelope Creek Valley... (more)
An eastbound CSX coal train passes the signals at milepost 127 east of Harvey, Virginia, on May 12, 2014.
Canadian National train No. 117 sweeps through a curve at Vinsulla, British Columbia, on July 21, 2011. Vinsulla is 16 miles east of Kamloops on CN’s Clearwater Subdivision.
As part of a double track project from milepost 331.58 to 334.79 between Missouri Valley and Blair, Iowa, crews also work on repairs and upgrades to the stone abutments for the bridges over Allen ... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific freight slowly passes through a track capacity addition at Allen Creek, Iowa, while welders work on doing two field welds on track being changed. A siding, along with ex... (more)
Union Pacific welders work on a track capacity addition at Allen Creek between Missouri Valley and California Junction, Iowa, on August 15, 2012. They are in the middle of doing two field welds on... (more)
A westbound BNSF intermodal train curves along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on July 1, 2016.
Montana Rail Link’s 840 local departs Logan, Montana, for a trip to Three Forks and Sappington on MRL’s Fifth Subdivision on September 12, 2011. The train is powered by a matching pair of SD40s—No... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific manifest freight rolls past the irrigated cornfields of Nebraska at Elm Creek on August 17, 2012.
A westbound Canadian National Canpotex potash train is dwarfed by rugged White Canyon between Morris and Lasha, British Columbia, on September 27, 2015.
A pair of Union Pacific EMD SD70ACes wait for their next call of duty at UP’s Joliet Intermodal Terminal (also known as Global IV) at Joliet, Illinois, on the night of November 10, 2010.