Five BNSF units lead a westbound Z train under the CB&Q era signal bridge just west of the diamonds in Rochelle, IL on a splendid spring evening. This was the only BNSF westbound we saw during our... (more)
Short but may be heavy tank train with the three Re 4/4 II 11166, 11284 and 11239.
UP 6800 leads an empty coal train across the BNSF Aurora Sub and under the signals guarding the diamonds on a gorgeous spring afternoon.
In 1969, to face the fast growing traffic (especially ore shipping), the White Pass & Yukon seeked to increase its diesel roster. The railroad turned to Alco (American Locomotive Company), precise... (more)
A single re-renumbered BN painted SD60M leads loaded autoracks on the Cheyenne Local. The train is departing Cheyenne, WY and will head over to Speer south of town to drop off the autoracks. These... (more)
After meeting a northbound manifest in Lorenzo, NE, this southbound manifest snakes its way through the curves south of Peetz, CO near a windmill farm.
"South Shore Freight" action at "Shops" in Michigan City Indiana.
Three GE locomotives lead a southbound intermodal train under the old Southern Railway signals at milepost 301.4 in High Point, NC on July 19, 2014. The old signals will soon be replaced by the ne... (more)
This is one of the new Stadler "Flirt" EMU ETR-170 that I photographed at the station of Ala, coming from Bolzano.
Southbound 4501, headed for Kingsport.
While enjoying a drive on the Oregon Coast Highway, I discovered this interesting little train in the small town of Wheeler. Port of Tillamook Bay GP9 No. 101, painted in 'cow' livery, was built t... (more)
Motive power at rest, deep in the bowels of BNSF's Commerce Diesel Service on one of those perfectly dreary Southern California "June-Gloom" mornings.
A westbound intermodal takes the curve to head towards Conway as 26T holds to let it clear before heading east..
Charging across the Mojave Desert in the early morning sun, the DPU of an eastbound grain train is silhouetted against the mountains at Hector.