The 487 pulls a regularly scheduled passenger train through the Narrows on its climb to Cumbres.
An Amtrak GP40 TC rolls through Dolton Junction with a mix of passenger cars. I assume the high level car is being dead headed somewhere. These units were purchased used from GO Transit and were t... (more)
A pair of BRC C424's return to Clearing yard after dropping off a transfer freight in Proviso yard.
A westbound California Zephyr rolls through Gore Canyon. Slide detector fences line this stretch of railroad.
After a failed attempt to get the 261 turned, the loco was backed down to Schiller Park yard. The crew disembarks and starts the shut down for the evening. The locals come out to admire this engin... (more)
A regular passenger train climbs the three percent grade towards Cumbres. Both locomotives are working hard to pull this heavy train filled with passengers.
The 261 is in route to be turned. Unfortunately, the tight curves by B-12 tower were too sharp and the 261 ended up tilting the rails over. A quick reacting engineer stopped the engine on a dime a... (more)
A pair of Conrail units take a train downhill through Horseshoe curve during fall colors.
One of two of SOO's SW1500 sits at Bensenville in front of the sanding facility. All the structures have since been torn down.
A passenger train negotiates the Tanglefoot curves after making a stop at Cumbres. It's all down hill from here with a stop at Osier for lunch. This is a very scenic 64 mile line that offers many ... (more)
A pair of Topeka cab GP7's haul a freight through McCook. They're pretty faded and it was pretty unusual to see them on a mainline freight at this time.
Looks like this station has seen better days. They put signals, switch heaters and other things on the platform that once served great passenger trains.
A BN train headed by a quartet of six axle power run on the MRL on the west side of Bozeman Tunnel.
A BN train headed by a quartet of SD40-2's heads toward the west end of Bozeman tunnel.
This is the chase train for the 315. All the photographers rode this train to the photo locations of the 315's run by's. Here the train climbs a 3 percent grade at Lobo Lodge.