Late in the day under a hazy sky, Santa Fe 5594 West drops downgrade through Bealville. The large number of units on the point is the result of combining a couple of helper sets to the point of th... (more)
SP 9019 waits patiently in the helper spur for the next eastbound train out of West Colton to arrive. Soon the helper set will be cut in to the train and begin the push east up Banning Pass.
Emerging from the east portal at Moffat framed by the fall colors, 5323 is one of the SD45's from DRGW's first order of that model.
The Frisco crew sits on spot while awaiting to make a pickup at the Chrysler plant in Fenton, MO. The plant closed in 2009.
Back on home rails: NYSW SD45 No. 3618 was formerly BN No. 6500 and is seen here in the company of TPW 2050, an SD20u of Santa Fe heritage. They present a rather unusual power lineup on old BN No.... (more)
NP 3617 and a restored wood caboose are on display next to Union Depot in Duluth for the benefit of the Northern Pacific Railway Historical Society convention. Attendees could enjoy this before cl... (more)
Leading BNSF’s HKCKSPO freight are Montana Rail Link EMD SD45s Nos. 355 and 326 (MRL labels the rebuilt locomotives SD45-2s) crossing a bridge at Tuscor, Montana, on September 26, 2014.
Led by a mix of motive power typical of the early 1990s, a Santa Fe intermodal train rounds Tehachapi Loop.
A shiny, red EMD SD-45 leads a westbound TOFC train into San Bernardino. This SD45 is now classified as an SD45-2u and leads one other red and two blue units as they near San Bernardino.
A westbound Santa Fe freight has descended Cajon Pass and is just north of San Bernardino. The lead unit has been rebuilt into an SD45u and is teamed with a cowl unit in the "Kodachrome"... (more)
Meet at Colton
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr works its way up the storied Soldier Summit grade at Colton, Utah. A Utah Railway SD45 leads a train of empties eastbound... (more)
A set of four Utah Railway SD45’s bring a train of empties back to the mines at Mill Fork, Utah.
Santa Fe EMD SD45 5401 and 5403 at Cleburne, Texas.
Almost to the summitA westbound BNSF manifest freight powered by three Montana Rail Link SD45s exits Bozeman Pass Tunnel in a swirl of exhaust and is about to crest the summit of Bozema... (more)