There are still places where money is earned by adding value, a radical concept alive and well here, as yet another southbound coal trains threads it way through thriving industry.
On Halloween 2001, a northbound empty hopper train whines downgrade out of the Breaks of the Big Sandy at Pool Point. The train will pass under the photographer through former Clinchfield Railroad... (more)
The crew of an empty grain train led by GE and EMD products is getting ready to leave to Calgary and points east.
Eastbound grain empties round the mythic Morant's Curve, near Lake Louise, AB.
NS train 355 stops in Bessemer, AL for a few mins on ags#2 main NS AGS South Division to Meridian MS. The train had all Canadian ran power on it, heading south to pick up intermodal at McCalla Int... (more)
A view from Skihist Provincial Park near Lytton, British Columbia, sees a westbound Canadian Pacific freight on Canadian National tracks along this treacherous section of the Thompson River Canyon... (more)
About to duck under the Keystone Viaduct, this helper set pushes coal up Sand Patch Grade.
Canadian Pacific power leads CSX Q165 past gathered railfans in Berea, Ohio
Norfolk Southern Triple Crown roadrailer train #264 makes its way north while the engineer gives some friendly blasts of the horn and a wave.
Two intermodal trains meet between Glenmore and Shepard.
A morning climb up to the top of the Belgrade Co-op elevator yields this view of a CP train as it rolls into town on its way from Glenwood to points east.
A light helper heads into the dark Sand Patch tunnel after pushing a coal drag up the hill and cutting off on the fly.
A CP AC4400CW and BNSF SD70MAC team up on an eastbound manifest seen crossing the Mississippi River at Little Falls.
Northbound train X93 standing by at km 154.