Two words.....situational awareness. Actually the work was happening on the adjacent track and BNSF 8450 (SD70ACe) carefully went through the work area.
With darkness creeping in, A coal train begins to flood load with "met" coal near Northfork W.Va.
The 1985 UP Denver – Laramie excursion, powered by UP 4-6-6-4 3985, makes its first photo runby of the day at EmKay, Wyoming. The 3985 is still coal-fired at this time, but the wind is making the ... (more)
Slide Scan shot of Santa Fe #528 leads a East Bound pig train down Curtis Hill with four red & sliver Warbonnets and a CP Rail SD40-2
The Northbound Pacific Surfliner crosses over Gaviota with a bi-level set. Even though this isn't the single level set with the Veterans Cabbage unit, I still have stunning views.
On the ex-NKP bridge over the Cuyahoga River. A Roger Puta photograph
A pair of GP's rest by the sanding tower in Willmar on a clear but chilly November morning. This was the first Utah Railway locomotive I've ever seen in person. I have no clue what it was doing ... (more)
954 stuck on crossover. A Roger Puta photograph
Expressions of joy and hope to receive that special gift from Santa surround the CSX Santa Train as it makes one of many stops along the former Clinchfield to Kingsport. This was the 73rd annual a... (more)
A westbound Santa Fe freight passes through Basta, in western Fullerton, California, in October 1985. Lead engine SD39 1559 was built in May 1969 as ATSF 4001.
NS 285 makes a run upgrade to Kings Mountain crossing the trestle at South Fork.
Business as usual
Not much has changed at the Suncoke KRT transloading facility over the past year. With the steep decline of the coal industry, the yard once filled with cuts of ... (more)
As part of the photo runby at Lynch, Wyoming, UP 3985 posed for portraits.
As the first snow flurries fell, daily manifest Canadian National 323 is rounding a curve at St Jean.