A westbound Cotton Belt freight crosses the Kansas City Terminal’s Kaw River Bridge (also known as the Kansas River Bridge) on December 8, 1985. This massive structure has four main lines—two on t... (more)
Conrail SW-1 No. 8433 brings a 5-car Superliner-equipped Amtrak train out of Chicago Union Station past Harrison Street Tower in May 1982. This view is from Polk Street overpass, which is now remo... (more)
On the morning of July 1, 2017, an eastbound BNSF grain train rumbles through Lombard, Montana, on Montana Rail Link’s former BN/Northern Pacific main line. The train is passing the truncated brid... (more)
A nice group of power is lined up at Missouri, Kansas & Texas’ Glenn Park Yard in Kansas City, Kansas, and brighten up a dreary and cold December 8, 1985. All EMDs, Nos. 601, 624 and 629 are SD40-... (more)
Classy Katy signage faces the street on the yard office at Glenn Park Yard in Kansas City, Kansas, on December 8, 1985.
I’m not sure exactly how old this Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad semi trailer is, but it was still being used for storage in the railroad’s Glenn Park Yard in Kansas City, Kansas, on December 8... (more)
Led by BC Rail GE C44-9WL No. 4644, Canadian National train No. 102 has just departed the crew change of Jasper, Alberta, and works eastbound into English on the morning of August 5, 2016.
Dawn at BealvilleSince the night sky lightened to forewarn dawn, clouds filled in the sky over Tehachapi Pass. A low sun tries in vain to peek through a break in the gloom. At 6:45 a.m.... (more)
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio EMD GP38 sits next to Illinois Central Gulf SD20 No. 2016 at ICG’s Kansas City, Missouri, roundhouse on December 7, 1985.
Union Pacific EMD SD60M gets serviced on the fuel tracks at UP’s North Yard in Denver, Colorado, on the night of December 22, 2012.
A westbound Chicago & North Western coal train sits for a crew change at Butler, Wisconsin, as hostlers move SD45 No. 951 past in the yard in August 1983.
Rolling meet at Rollins In the aftermath of a late high country snowstorm, Union Pacific MDVRO manifest freight rumbles westward on the main, meeting an eastbound BNSF helper set at Rol... (more)
Union Pacific EMD SD70ACe No. 8550 leads a westbound coal empty through Tunnel 29 just east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on the morning of May 13, 2017.
Rock Island EMD GP40 sits at the joint facility operated with Rio Grande at North Yard in Denver, Colorado, in August 1979. Rio Grande No. 131 is a SW1200, while the nose of an SW1000 is visible, ... (more)
Threading the needleIn July 1984 on Wyoming’s Sherman Hill, a westbound Union Pacific grain train waits at Dale Junction, Wyoming, on Track 3, as an eastbound reefer train sits over on ... (more)