NS 4271 Mugshot at Railfest 2012.
Photographed early in the 'Blue Hour', the Rio Grande Zephyr train #18 is ready to begin its 570 mile journey from Salt Lake City to Denver the morning of March 19, 1977.
Moments after sunrise, and with a new crew on board the CW Local makes a departure from Almira, bound towards Coulee City behind a trio of F9's and a GP7. Nothing else is moving yet in this small ... (more)
It's always more fun to chase a train when the train crew is into it as well--and here's engineer Jerry Kohliber leaning out the cab of ex-Northern Pacific F9A 808 as he opens wide on the throttle... (more)
It's only been a few months since this rail crossing of the Snoqualmie River outside of North Bend passed from Milwaukee Road to Burlington Northern ownership, but BN trains have been regulars on ... (more)
The late-summer harvest is on! And BN's CW Local is grinding it out with a nice train of wheat near Creston, Washington, with four former Northern Pacific F9's and GP7 leading the way on the forme... (more)
Among my archive of photos taken of the Rio Grande Zephyr, this one has always been a favorite. Train #18 is winding its way through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon amid broken clouds and n... (more)
NS 955, with the Norfolk Southern OCS Passenger Train (4271), glides through Atwater Ohio on a sunny afternoon.
On a rainy morning in Spanish Fork Canyon, the clouds parted in time to illuminate the Rio Grande Zephyr train #18 climbing east through Detour on May 15, 1977.
Awaiting scrapping. Little oopsie in Sumas.
The Rio Grande Zephyr train #17 arrives at Provo just before sunset on June 4, 1977.
On Seven Seven Seventy-Seven (July 7, 1977), Rio Grande Zephyr train #17 emerges from shadowy Spanish Fork Canyon into golden evening sunlight at Gomex. When on time, train #17 arrived at this loc... (more)
Executive F-units lead the holiday train through a nice signal bridge on a crisp December day in 1995.
An empty train sits in the LTV Steel Mining yard with the working pellet plant in the background.