Nb American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners head for 27th Annual Convention at Missoula, MT. 18-car train from Chicago via Denver was called The Northern National Parks Ltd. Ex-Colora... (more)
Northbound Denver to Laurel, MT, train had 4929 with SD40-2 7878 moving along the Wind River. Rugged, impressive canyon with few trains.
BNSF trackage rights train from Provo, UT, to Denver emerged from Union Pacific's 6.2 mile long Moffat Tunnel. BNSF 798 East met Amtrak's California Zephyr at Winter Park. Last week of aspens at... (more)
California Zephyr, train 5, passengers enjoy the changing aspens as the train entered Union Pacific's 6.2 mile long Moffat Tunnel.
Nb coal empty Coleto Creek, TX, to Axial Mine, CO, had rear DPU 6023 as it descended into Walsenburg.
The 38th Street Remote Job crosses the South Platte River switching BNSF Denver 38th Street Yard. Denver skyline in upper left of seldom photographed east end of BNSF's Denver yard.
Lahaina Ka’anapali & Pacific (LK&P) #1 (named ANAKA) began its existance as an H.K. Porter Company 38" gauge 0-4-0 saddletanker. It once worked Ohio quarry. Line is operated by RailAmerica. Con... (more)
Rock & Rail 301 tied up with GP-40 401. 301 had trouble kicking ground relay. Cabooses is ex-Missouri Pacific 13554. UP Royal Gorge line behind units.
Holcim Cement is the rail customer mentioned by Wall Street Journal article regarding UP's slow service published during July 2004. Rock & Rail uses Santa Fe/BNSF trackage rights to serve this cu... (more)
Democratic Presidential nominee John Kerry and running mate John Edwards wave from Georiga 300. Cindey (left) was thrilled to see her next presidential choice in person.
Drenching thunderstorm produced rainbow just before the Kerry-Edwards Amtrak campaign special. Glad to see BNSF is leaving semaphores operational. No freight action that afternoon.
Rochester Chapter, NRHS, rec'd retired Kodak plant (Rochester, NY) switcher. Unit operational and used to build track at museum site.
The third annual Bill Wimmer inspection train had Centennial 6936 up front. Inspection car FOX RIVER UPP 420 on 11-car train. Trip covered 5,170 miles in 2002. UP's Glenwood Springs Subd.
Greek (Hellenic) Railway meter gauge (1000-mm) A.9103 and A.9101 highball 8-car passenger train through the olive groves. Alco narrow gauge action - Awesome in 1989!
Delaware & Hudson train BFOA, Buffalo, NY, to Oak Island, NJ, had one of only six tuscan red and gold lettered N&W units. C30-7's in tuscan were 8010, 8076-8080.