Bright sunshine, a stunning blue sky, and several inches of fresh snow cover the pine forests along the Moffat Route near Crescent. Even absent a train, the quiet scene illustrates the beauty of R... (more)
A quiet moment finds dawn’s early sun rays highlighting the rails radiating off East Hump at North Platte, Nebraska, on May 5, 2011. All too soon, another Union Pacific freight train will be class... (more)
What's around the next turn in dark territory?
A painter finishes up with a coat a fresh light gray paint on the B end of a former Chicago and North Western covered hopper in the paint building at the Union Pacific’s car shops at De Soto, Miss... (more)
A former Chicago and North Western covered hopper gets a fresh coat of light gray paint (used on Union Pacific covered hoppers) in the paint building at the UP’s De Soto, Missouri, car shops on Se... (more)
The Seven Sisters - The seven wooden trestle bridges between Dos Cabezas and Goat Canyon are known as the Seven Sisters.
Also in the photo to the right are the Railroad: Carrizo Gorge RailwayLocomotive: NoneLocation: Carrizo Gorge - San Diego County, California, USALocomotive #: - - - -Train ID: - - - -Photo Date: January 10, 2014
Relic of a Bygone Era - The abandoned water tower at Dos Cabezas California (San Diego County) sits in the Sonoran Desert in Anza Borego State Park as monument of a bygone era when steam en... (more)
Northern Pacific RBL 50-foot boxcar No. 98333 sits in the yard at Yakima, Washington, on May 31, 2008. Built in August 1961, the car was white-lined and obviously used by the Burlington Northern i... (more)
Dos Cabezas - At one time there was a station building located at Dos Cabezas and a water tower fed from a spring up the hill to the left.
The water tower still remains and it once fe... (more)
"On The Ground": BNSF Railway employees arrive at the scene of a derailment of an empty coal train in Olney, Montana on March 1, 2014. According to railroad officials, 45 cars derailed and ... (more)
Tunnel 8 - It was a long hike over the mountain from Dos Cabezas, but it was worth the view. Looking at Tunnel 8 from the side of the trestle at Goat Canyon.
Goat Canyon Trestle - Built in 1932 to by pass a tunnel that had collapsed in an earthquake (located to the right, out of the frame) the trestle at Goat Canyon in the Carrizo Gorge is over ... (more)
Two Over the Side - It was a long hike over the mountain from Dos Cabezas, but it was worth the view on the other side. Here - Looking into the gorge from near the tracks, two wrecked box ... (more)
Penn Station in Baltimore is one of the great classic stations in America and unlike many of the others, is still as busy (if not busier) than it ever was.
Jackpot! A few elks and mountain sheep have found the jackpot: a stopped M347 between English and Henry House with a bunch of loaded grain cars on the headend.