RCO power idles under the sanding tower next to a GE duo, awaiting next assignment. Photo taken with permission by an off duty railroad employee yadda-yadda-yadda.
Northbound UP Plummer Turn an Manito WA. On this day, they have interchanged with the STMA, as evidenced by a long train of lumber products. The train is currently on the ex Milwaukee Road Spokane... (more)
BNSF 2734 and BNSF 2306 lead the Hudson Turn between Barr and Tonneville, with a cut of tank cars destined for Rescar. On the way back west, they will have a train about doubled in length.
Portland & Western 2301 West does a little street running on East A Street in the middle of downtown Rainier and slowly trundles by the classic Hotel Rainier and The OL' Pastime Tavern.
A southbound LIRC transfer job crosses the dam at the Falls of the Ohio as heads for Louisville.
The walk out to this location wasn't THAT bad--drive the farm road to the UP Washy at Ankeny, then down a farmer's field under the big trestle. . .then along the rocks and up onto the bluff overlo... (more)
The local power for the eastern section of the BNSF Lakes subdivision, known as the Grand Rapids local, lays over on the one day off during the regular work week. Most of the cars in the area are... (more)
As a Santa Fe westbound departs the yard in a cloud of exhaust, a short eastbound UP intermodal symbol waits for a signal on the South Track. Valley Junction is now covered by a freeway interchang... (more)
An ex-Santa Fe GP39-2 and ex-BN GP39M bracket 4 BNSF GP60B's as the Chewelah,WA-Spokane,WA manifest freight heads south near Deer Park, WA 6/23/12. This train was 99 cars long(mostly loads) and wa... (more)
A well-weathered UP GP39-2 sits in a rain storm just after dusk in The Dalles.
The damage is clearly visible on BNSF 2846 where BNSF 1961 sideswiped it.
Burlington Northern train No. 1 crosses Two Medicine Bridge amid the winter wonderland of Glacier National Park at East Glacier, Montana.
The aftermath of the collision between Amtrak 29 and Marc P286 in 1996. The wreck claimed eleven lives.
After a particularly heavy and wet snow fall over the region, CSX has dispatched a tracked backhoe on a flat car--shoved ahead of the power--to clear numerous fallen trees from the Cumberland Vall... (more)
A clean unit in a sea of graffiti. But it better watch out, that graffiti man on the side of the mechanical refer looks like its about to tag the units front pilot.