A BNSF coal train on the Montana Rail Link storms west of Helena, Montana, on the approach to Mullan Pass at Tobin on the eve of July 5, 2001. Having two sets of SD40/45/45-2 helpers, one cut in i... (more)
NS 1701 & 1703 (both ex-Erie Lackawanna SD45-2s) lead OI-16 south on "the coast" approaching CP PD. The crew will set off cars in Port Reading Yard before continuing south to Browns Yard on the A... (more)
ATSF SD45-2 5850 leads a train upgrade at the summit of Cajon Pass in 1993.
MRL327 descends Mullan Pass below Austin on an Early October morning. MRL 327 started life as an SP locomotive, so this mountain warrior is no stranger to steep mountain grades.
Rear engine helper Santa Fe GP-35 3406 helps a westbound down the 3% grade south track at Cajon Summit while a very dirty looking SD45-2 5712 roars past with an eastbound intermodal hotshot. John... (more)
Santa Fe gathered all five of its Centennial-painted SD45-2's together for a group photo at Barstow, Calif. on Dec. 21, 1976. This portrait was taken from the yard's "High Tower." One of these... (more)
The engineer on the rear helper of a Santa Fe 928 train watches his gauges and speedometer as his unit exits tunnel 2.
Three of Clinchfield's SD45-2s - yellow number boards and all - are parked beside an ancient building in the back shop area. That's the Erwin 'hump' in the background.
A northbound train goes over the short rolling stretch of line just south of the tunnel passing under NS(SR).
A hot and muggy Summer day in 1974 finds Clinchfield SD45-2 3608 awaiting it next work at Spartanburg, South Carolina.
The Ship Mountains provide a beautiful canvas for the colorful consist of train 708 crossing Watson Wash.
A pair of SD45-2 helpers have been added to the point of this Westbound Conrail freight as it heads toward the Summit at Gallitzin. Notice that the first cars in the train are flats loaded with Au... (more)
Two Trains and an Airplane - A CSX stack train crawls to a stop as the OI-16 train to Browns Yard, led by NS 1703, passes on the right. At the same time, a United Airlines jet makes a la... (more)
A pair of Clinchfield EMDs lead a southbound time freight through Boody, VA ||| April 1974