They may not be the sounds of EMD's 645 prime-mover that was once a common sound in these parts. However, the sounds of GE's working up a 2% grade that echos throughout the valley is still an awes... (more)
After taking on water at the summit, the eastbound fireman/engineer school train departs Cumbres, Colorado on July 21, 2015 with C&TS K-36 No. 489 doing the honors.
It's a mild and rainy afternoon as Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief departs Levy after doing a stop and proceed at the west end of the siding. The intermediates west of here at Wagon Mound were ... (more)
Located near the Colorado and New Mexico State-Line, Cumbres & Toltec K-36 No. 489 leads the fireman/engineer school train around the s-curve in a pocket of sun before crossing into Colorado as th... (more)
The weather could not be any better as Cumbres and Toltec K-36 No. 484 leads the westbound passenger train from Antonito down the 4% grade at Coxo, Colorado below Windy Point on July 21, 2015.
The hostlers work on C&TS K-36 No. 484 at the shops in Chama, New Mexico. The locomotive earlier completed its run from Antonito on the westbound passenger train.
It's the beginning of monsoon season in New Mexico on July 20, 2015 as Amtrak train No. 4, the Southwest Chief rolls along through the intermediate semaphore signals outside of Wagon Mound on BNSF... (more)
It's that time of year again where the Union Pacific Railroad and The Denver Post run the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days passenger special between Denver, Colorado and Cheyenne, Wyoming. Union Paci... (more)
Clouds and some storms build up over the mountains at the Denver, Colorado to Casper, Wyoming manifest rolls north near Owl Canyon with BNSF C44-9W No. 730 leading on June 09, 2015.
There's not much light left as a northbound empty coal train led by CREX ES44AC No. 1342 races north down Berthoud Hill on June 01, 2015, as a full moon can be seen in the eastern sky.
The rain continues to fall as Metra gets into action again. An outbound train from Chicago is seen arriving into the La Fox station before heading to Elburn on June 20, 2015.
Three BNSF GE's elephant style lead this westbound stack train on BNSF's Chillicothe Subdivision around Houlihan's Curve west of Chillicothe, Illinois on June 22, 2015.
The Chicago Skyline creates the backdrop as Metra F40PH-3 No. 147 patiently waits at Ogilvie Transportation Center on a cloudy and mild June 25, 2015.
Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8720 brings up the rear of this Belvidere, Illinois to Blakes Lee Jct., Washington vehicle train as the rain continues to fall at La Fox, Illinois on June 20, 2015 along ... (more)
Two Union Pacific ES44AC's lead the westbound Phippsburg, Colo., manifest through the gorgeous canyon between Tolland and Rollinsville along South Boulder Creek on May 26, 2015.