An eastbound Rio Grande freight drops downgrade at Crystal Lakes near Malta, Colorado, early in the morning of July 10, 1985. This train is running on Rio Grande’s famed route over 10,221-foot Ten... (more)
Union Pacific MDVRO (Denver to Roper Yard in Salt Lake City) freight leaves the great plains behind as it curves out of Clay, Colorado, on April 18, 2001. Eight locomotives power the westbound tra... (more)
Wheeling & Lake Erie train 237 charges west along some code line near Smithville, Ohio with two Tunnel Motors doing the honors.
What could be better than classic EMD tunnel motors pulling boxcars? SP's Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Roper, Utah manifest freight is about 10 miles from its final final destination in South Salt Lake... (more)
Both of the Wheeling's old DRGW tunnel motors, along with a former CITX SD40N-2 sit in Hartland yard. Taken from the grade crossing.
Taken from the Martinez end of the bridge. A Roger Puta Photograph
Nestled within the Searles Valley between the Argus and Slate mountain ranges lays the vast Searles Lake. Tapping the mineral rich wealth of the dry lake, where 98 of the 104 known chemical elemen... (more)
A three way meet is in the works at Castle Gate in Price Canyon on July 7, 2000. UP 7078 leads Utah Railway's CWCLX-07 (Willow Creek to Los Angeles, export coal), SP 8249 leads UP's ZDVRO-07 (Denv... (more)
In the early stages of their climb up to the summit of the line at Searles, six faded and battle-scarred EMD's work flat out on the incline between the floor of the Searles Valley and the Trona Pi... (more)
YVRR train YV2 heads back eastbound toward the Winston-Salem, NC interchange with Norfolk Southern.
On the beautiful autumn morning of October 6, 2004, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” local out of Helper cruises through Spring Glen, Utah. Hardly looks like the UP though, with three Rio Grande... (more)
It Sounded Great!In a scheme repeated thousands of times in the 1970s and 1980s, a westbound Southern Pacific freight grinds upgrade on the Palmdale Cutoff, SP's shortcut between Bl... (more)
Extreme wide view of the really extreme "snoot noose" of the EMD SD-40 T2 #1024 (ex KCS #6106). Photo taked with Railroad permission, of course.
Rio Grande SD40T-2s No. 5365, 5392, 5354, 5373, 5410, and 5406 are swing helpers cut into 105 coal loads approaching Kyune in Price Canyon on July 1, 2000.