UP 1640 (SD40-2) brings a trio of other power into Fort Collins, Colorado
A freshly repainted SD40-2 and other EMD company power a Cincinatti,OH - Waycross,GA manifest with engineer 'Cowboy' at the throttle.
It was a wonderful September day to be out catching trains and enjoying the day. Here was see an empty sand train heading for Prairie Du Chein crossing Lake Monona in Madison WI.
From the extreme west end of the DME, to the extreme east end, I covered it all in two days. If you are wondering, yes, the bluff is as steep as it looks. B27 doubles the hill with an SD40-2, an S... (more)
With one hand on the horn and the other on the throttle, the engineer of 470 smokes it up as the conductor kicks back for the final few miles to their crew change in Tracy. This isn't your Grandpa... (more)
To a photographer, catching a train on a sweeping curve is fun. Catching a long train occupying an entire S-curve is more fun. Once in a great while it's possible to catch the same train running i... (more)
After a meet at Baxter, this BNSF local brings a numerous spine cars and even a drawbar connected long runner onto the siding at Avondale as it begins the chore of dropping these intermodal cars o... (more)
3391 fresh out of a repaint leads the 2005 and a cut of outbound cars from Manistee through East lake as they head for Walhalla.
3391 enters Walhalla yard limits and is about to pass over US 10 just to the right of me.
Looking great in it's fresh paint 3391 throttles out of Fountain for Walhalla.
A 139 car #482 ducks under the signal bridge at University on a gorgeous April morning.
The Wells local is poking along at 10 mph as they make their way east thru the city limits of Albert Lea. This job normally on days makes an Austin Turn to meet B46 out of Mason City, and swap tra... (more)
A pair of SD40-2s lead 411 through Esmond.
Westbound coal empties depart Portage,WI. as seen from the Hy16 overpass.
2 of Nebraska Central's SD40-2's are on the point of a eastbound train just west of Oconee, NE.