A massive 150 car manifest struggles upgrade through the S-curves on the west side of Telocaset Hill in arid Eastern Oregon. In the distance, the Blue Mountains are obscured in haze from fires far... (more)
This repo train arrives late into SLO on this fall morning. The SD70M duo leading stalled while attempting the grade outside of Santa Margarita, possibly because ice on the rails in the early morn... (more)
In 1965/66, the South African Railways (SAR) imported sixty five type U20C diesels from General Electric in the USA. These veteran locomotives have now all been withdrawn from service, but some ha... (more)
L&N 6359 trails a Mobile-bound freight as it passes Bell Street tower. The GM&O/ICG tower controlled the interlocking where L&N, SCL (ACL), WofA Selma line and GM&O's line from Tuscaloosa came to... (more)
3 Skoda Mountain ofr a charter train ! Double headed 486-007 and 498-104 while 475-196 shoves on the rear
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight curves through Grizzley, Montana, after crossing rugged Marias Pass on the southern border of Glacier National Park. Burlington Northern GE C30-7 ... (more)
BNSF 8759 leads a Warren Buffett Directors' Special thorugh Monitor after crossing Stevens Pass on Augest 10, 2013. After a quick crew change at Wenatchee, the train will continue to Spokane.
I count myself lucky to have caught a meet at this quiet, out of the way location in Salt Lake City where Union Pacific and Rio Grande's Passenger Mainlines crossed at grade. UP's North Yard based... (more)
"Shouldn't Paint So Fast." That's what many wags called the ill-fated merger between Southern Pacific and Santa Fe. Initiated in 1983 as a holding company, the ICC eventually denied an a... (more)
After shoving a westbound train to Kyune, a pair of Rio Grande SD40T-2 helpers glide east across the Willow Creek girder bridge at Castle Gate on August 11, 1996.
An L&N crew waits to add private car Florida Surf to the rear of the Floridian. The car was built by Pullman in 1954 for the NC&StL.
Photo from the 1980s.
Fall, 1949, finds an Eastbound Denver and Rio Grande Western mixed train crossing the "high bridge" between Tacoma and Rockwood.