Assigned to a system-wide inspection special for Union Pacific officials, UP 6936 powers the train up the former Southern Pacific Coast Line and across the famous Gaviota Trestle, located roughly ... (more)
George Bush Express departing Dallas Union Station across the Texas & Pacific RR trestle.
Tatyana and the brakemen from the SPO-EVE engage in idle chit-chat about how they like to spend the last days of summer as the rest of the crew waits for the dispatcher to give them the switch. I'... (more)
CPR GP9 8700 is loading the barge with carloads of lumber on Slocan Lake, after which the Iris G will take the barge and its load to Slocan City at the south end of the lake for connection to the ... (more)
The mountains of Tibet, where a new railway was opened in july 2006. This train is headed for Chengdu, 3.360 km and 46 hours away. The highest point on the Tibet line is at 16.640 feet (5.072 m) -... (more)
Wisconsin & Southern's Janesville-to-Chicago freight meets the business train at Spring Grove, IL. Photo taken with permission.
BNSF had 30-plus cars run away from Rennick Yard Denver into 31st Street. Salt Mine job with two units, BNSF 2505 and GP28M 1532, were hit by cars doing about 40 mph. BNSF 2505's frame is all that... (more)
Through the trees, UP 5807 leads a northbound train onto the Salt Creek Trestle
Norfolk Southern Railway Company 8114, Norfolk Southern's ninth heritage locomotive, rests under a colorful sunrise outside the paint shop at DeButts Yard in Chattanooga. Casey Thomason photo, ... (more)
Challenger 3895 on right; Honeywell Pentax H1a; Kodachrome
Without the mail contract, the metropolitan became a skinny train with lots of horsepower. The E unit provides steam heat. Click He... (more)
KCS 1 leads the I-LRAT through Kudzu Valley. What a sight to see F units pulling an intermodal train. She sure is a beauty.
Black Canyon Part II: If Black Canyon is merely amazing in daylight, then it's downright dramatic under a ful... (more)
CB&Q's Golden 4-8-4 To celebrate the centennial of the opening of its Chicago to Aurora, Illinois line, the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy very temporarily painted its king of fan trips, Nor... (more)