Bound for the Great Western interchange with empties for Lakeview, the Alturas Turn descends Howards Gulch on the Modoc Line.
As a westbound BNSF manifest hustles through Kings Park on its way towards Hanford, PRLX 2941 idles quietly on a grain facilities team track as it waits for the next call to shuttle cars around.
Making their last trip on the Shasta Route, SP's Morrison-Knudsen locomotives spend Christmas parked in Klamath Falls. The units were nicknamed "Popsicles" for their orange hues.
No that's not a mirage.....With the weight of their soda ash train now fully on the uphill grade leaving the barren Searles Valley, which will persist all the way to Searles, the thunderous roar e... (more)
New England Central Railroad train #324-19 is seen heading southbound across the White River at Bethel, Vermont, where a small hydro dam is visible as well as the steep angled Route 12 bridge over... (more)
Corman's loaded aluminum train rolls by the University of Louisville's football stadium as it nears Osborn Yard and then a trip down the mainline towards Bowling Green.
The Ford Fast Freight continues its westward journey on the Rio Grande main line at Howard, Colorado. While the train has been steadily grinding upgrade along the Arkansas River since short... (more)
With four Missouri Pacific SD40-2’s following a Rio Grande tunnel motor, westbound Rio Grande coal train 788 negotiates the small canyon near Cotopaxi, Colorado. The 100 car train was loaded at Ca... (more)
Rio Grande train 179, the Ford Fast Freight, hugs the bank of the Arkansas River as it winds through Cotopaxi, Colorado. My friends opted for a rock outcropping over the river just west of ... (more)
Rio Grande train 179, the Ford Fast Freight, grinds westward along the Arkansas River in Texas Creek, Colorado. Although the heart of the grade over Tennessee Pass is still about fifty mile... (more)
Empty garbage containers depart Klamath Falls on a winter morning. This train is moving empties from the landfill at Roosevelt, WA to a reload on California Northern.
A westbound lumber drag heads toward Dunsmuir on the Shasta Route. This location on the shoulder of US 97 is a great place for catching trains and Mount Shasta.
A Roger Puta Photograph
The engineer on a Sage Hen Helper waves as the train highballs Canby, CA on the Modoc Line.
A westbound lumber drag rolls through the Shasta Valley on the Siskiyou Line.