Lumber on the Central CoastA Southern Pacific eastbound, with Cotton Belt SD40T-2 8325 on the front, sits in San Luis Obispo, California, awaiting a fresh crew. This train, heading... (more)
Nestled in an offshoot of the New River Gorge on one of the plethora of branches in the area, a pair of silver and red tunnel motors meet the morning sun as they wait for the next coal train from ... (more)
Three Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors head eastbound through Castilla with a short “dirt train” picked up at Sutro on the west side of the Soldier Summit grade. With only five unpatched/unren... (more)
An RVMEM waits in the siding at Gazelle as a loaded lumber drag out of Medford passes on the main line. If a meet was needed on the south end of the Siskiyou Line, Gazelle was the preferred locati... (more)
Bound for the Great Western interchange with empties for Lakeview, the Alturas Turn descends Howards Gulch on the Modoc Line.
As a westbound BNSF manifest hustles through Kings Park on its way towards Hanford, PRLX 2941 idles quietly on a grain facilities team track as it waits for the next call to shuttle cars around.
Making their last trip on the Shasta Route, SP's Morrison-Knudsen locomotives spend Christmas parked in Klamath Falls. The units were nicknamed "Popsicles" for their orange hues.
No that's not a mirage.....With the weight of their soda ash train now fully on the uphill grade leaving the barren Searles Valley, which will persist all the way to Searles, the thunderous roar e... (more)
New England Central Railroad train #324-19 is seen heading southbound across the White River at Bethel, Vermont, where a small hydro dam is visible as well as the steep angled Route 12 bridge over... (more)
Corman's loaded aluminum train rolls by the University of Louisville's football stadium as it nears Osborn Yard and then a trip down the mainline towards Bowling Green.
The Ford Fast Freight continues its westward journey on the Rio Grande main line at Howard, Colorado. While the train has been steadily grinding upgrade along the Arkansas River since short... (more)
With four Missouri Pacific SD40-2’s following a Rio Grande tunnel motor, westbound Rio Grande coal train 788 negotiates the small canyon near Cotopaxi, Colorado. The 100 car train was loaded at Ca... (more)
Rio Grande train 179, the Ford Fast Freight, hugs the bank of the Arkansas River as it winds through Cotopaxi, Colorado. My friends opted for a rock outcropping over the river just west of ... (more)
Rio Grande train 179, the Ford Fast Freight, grinds westward along the Arkansas River in Texas Creek, Colorado. Although the heart of the grade over Tennessee Pass is still about fifty mile... (more)
Empty garbage containers depart Klamath Falls on a winter morning. This train is moving empties from the landfill at Roosevelt, WA to a reload on California Northern.