Racing towards the sunset at 90mph, Amtrak's Southwest Chief leaves the Rio Grande Rift as the last light hits the clouds above New Mexico's Manzano Mountains.
East meets west as an eastbound stack train thunders toward the western entrance of Crozier Canyon after meeting a westbound counterpart that is seen dropping downgrade out of the canyon bound for... (more)
A westbound Burlington Northern coal empty departs Guernsey, Wyoming, on July 18, 1985. The train is powered by four GE C30-7s bracketing a lone EMD SD40-2. Visible through the exhaust is the brid... (more)
3 GE Teir 4's were being put through their paces on the GE Test track.
Amtrak 7, the Empire Builder, is cruising along the Flathead river just minutes away from a West Glacier Park station stop. The train has steadily made up time since being an hour and a half late ... (more)
Summer morning light turns the Tehachapi's into instant gold when the sun peaks the hills in the east. Early mornings on Tehachapi are some of the best times to visit the mountain and it's easy to... (more)
On June, 23th, 1990, the Re 4/4 III #111 (EBT) and Re 4/4 III #141 (VHB) are pulling the heavy freight train No 980 across the 25-per-thousand slope upwards the "EBT north-ramp" in the d... (more)
In the late afternoon sunlight, Amtrak 508 races north past the QPDRV in Marion siding while the conductor watches the train pass.
Late in the evening after the lights have come on, power from a BNSF local arrives at the engine facility. Not long before this, an intense downpour engulfed the entire yard.
The steamtrain from Sumvitg-Cumpadials to Landquart is rolling down along the Vorderrhein between Valendas-Sagogn and Versam-Safien. The crew on the G 3/4 # 11 "Heidi" sent an acoustic g... (more)
With the early morning fog plentiful, eastbound stack train Q120 approaches the Trans Canada Highway overpass, approaching Amherst, Nova Scotia.
An extensive line up round the turntable of Landquart depot in the evening. From right "Moyse" diesel shunter Gm 3/3 # 232, Ge 4/4 III # 648, Ge 4/4 II # 612, Ge 6/6 II # 703, railcar ABe 4/4 # 50... (more)
Farnham-Newport Vt Central Maine & Quebec #710 is on its way south on the Adirondack Subdivision. Few more miles and the consist will cross over to the Newport Subdivision at Brookport.
Southern Pacific "snoot" 8370 heads East as Santa Fe 5613 waits to head West at the Cable Crossover.