SP 4449 cross the Two Medicine bridge, a classic shot on the line over Marias Pass. This was worth the trip from Texas.
ATSF 3751 heads SB toward San Diego with the "San Diego Steam Special". This shot was worth the tactical railfan trip from Texas...
A SB Amtrak Pacific Surfliner skirts the Pacific Ocean on its way to San Diego from LA. When we saw the headlight in the distance, we thought it was ATSF 3751 since it seemed about the right time... (more)
A SB Tri-Rail commuter train heads toward Miami. The first coach is the unpowered "rider" coach from the Rader Railcar DMU set.
A UP steam crew member grinds away on one of 844's damaged wheels while another monitors engine status i the cab. While disappointed at the delays to 844's schedule, the opportunity to witness fi... (more)
A pair of Santa Fe painted F-units lead a special passenger train from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX to celebrate the re-opening of the Galveston Railroad Museum after Hurricane Ike. This special ... (more)
A BNSF trackage rights train speeds along the southern edge of the Great Salt Lake toward the Salt Lake City area and a transfer from ex-WP to ex-DRGW tracks.
The CEMEX GEVO has finally been caught out in the open at the Balcones Plant in Dittlinger, TX. This GEVO is one heck of a piece of power for a shortline/industrial switcher. I sure do hope that ... (more)
A UP merchandise train comes to a temporary halt to allow another train to enter the yard as dozens of SD40-2s await the call to return to service.
Two NB NS trains pause at massive Inman Yard for crew changes. This overlook of the yard and of the Atlanta skyline recently opened up due to some construction, a shot I was never able to get (bu... (more)
The Hondo Railway's newest locomotive, GP50 #1978, idles waiting to make the next switch at this transload facility.
Watco power tied up for the holiday weekend in north Austin.
UP 844 heads up the Feather River Canyon through the rain and Honeymoon Tunnels. This would be my last shot of the chase until the east side of the town of Quincy.
BNSF 4467, part of a WB's DPU, is about to cross the bridge at Tobin. The chase of this BNSF train down the FRC was a lot less hectic then that of UP 844 up the canyon.