I never tire of seeing SD45s, having grown up with these C&NW behemoths. These were probably my favorite as the flares really stuck out with no dynamic brakes. Later that would cause an earlier th... (more)
As the sky opens and rain pours down, BPRR's RISI heads north and clears the B&O signals at CP Boyer with an SD45 leading two more EMD's. Locomotives:BPRR 458 SD45-2BPRR 3341 SD40-... (more)
Spring is in the Montana air. After a fair amount of rain the hills of Bozeman Pass have turned a beautiful shade of green which compliments the MRL blue quite nicely. 5 units are shoving on the r... (more)
Fresh off the shop track! CRR 3632 has just became a reality after a day of lettering and washing the locomotive. The engine was lettered this way for the 75th CSX Santa Train. I was very happy to... (more)
Union Pacific SD45's 64 and 61 at UP's Omaha Shops Omaha, Nebraska on August 27, 1985.
With the turntable and roundhouse in the background, a SD45 awaits its next assignment during the mid-1970's.
Santa Fe SD45 5326 leads Dash 8-40B 7440, BN C30-7 5556 and SDF40-2 5263
on an eastbound climbing through Kingman Canyon.
Santa Fe SD45 5437, SDF40-2 5252 and GP20 3005 leave the siding at Broncho with westbound autoracks.
Back on the Road to RikerAfter working North Clarion Yard (left out of frame) and swapping crews with the northbound RISI, the southbound road train from Salamanca, NY gets underway... (more)
The Buffalo & Pittsburgh's daily southbound road train (Salamanca, NY - Riker (Punxsutawney), PA) eases over the trestle in Johnsonburg after swapping crews with the n... (more)
In March of 1985, an eastbound SP manifest bursts out of the fog at Stockton Tower.
Getting some mechanical attention
A daily ritual from Bakersfield to Los Angeles Harbor is the operation of the GATX TankTrain by Southern Pacific, at Warren near Mojave, California.
Westbound BNSF freight HKCKSPO is taking the siding to meet an eastbound at Thompson Falls, Montana, on October 1, 2014. Three leased Montana Rail Link SD45s (382, 319 and 328, now labeled SD45-2s... (more)
Running long hood forward N&W SD45 1751 leads a manifest up Christiansburg Grade.