UP's hot St. Louis to Oakland trailers exits the big horseshoe curve at Marblehead along the old WP on Aug. 12, 1993.
The Reno Local negotiates one of many S-Curves on the Reno Branch as it makes its way back to Sparks
A repo train heads east through Chatsworth with a pair of aging SD60Ms for power.
Late in the day on June 21, 1991, an eastbound Union Pacific freight on the center track is lined for the south main through Hermosa Tunnel. The other main is cleared for a westbound intermodal, w... (more)
A Union Pacific eastbound freight comes around the bend at Hermosa, Wyoming on the long march over Sherman Hill. I haven't been back there since '91, but it's a safe bet that cantilevered signal i... (more)
Racing the competition
A view down the tracks of the departure yard at West Colton just after the sun set.
PRLX 8144 leads BPRR train SIJB out of Salamanca cutting through the thick morning fog that encompassed the region until midday.
A southbound rolls under one of two final Southern Railway searchlight signal bridges at Delaplain.
BNSF 1416 leads a westbound out of Tulsa in the late evening.
A westbound UP freight drops downgrade from the summit on Sherman Hill and into the junction with track 3 (just ahead around a curve), the Harriman Line.
When I go back many years and look at a slide that's unmarked, like this one, I may or may not recall anything about it. This one is an exception. We were traveling from Gillette, Wyoming to Crawf... (more)
A Grandfather and his grandchildren watch in anticipation and awe as intermodal train 290 glides into the Magic City on a clear morning.