Having passed through North America’s 4th longest tunnel (6.2 miles), apparently the brakeman was going back to check an engine problem. Inside Moffat Tunnel D&RGW 5515 East crested the highest e... (more)
Through the last of three tunnels of 25 of them within a 10-mile stretch of track, at the Flatirons rock formations D&RGW’s 3129 East has 25 more miles to reach Denver, 1500-ft. lower in elevation... (more)
NYS&W WS3 has the SU99 power in tow. The three SD60s and SD40-2 3022 will be doubled against the train at the west end of the MC Yard.
Loads of raw ore from the T-bird mine make the turn off the north leg at Fairlane as they roll in for processing at United Taconite.
Inside of 15 minutes we saw driving snow, rain, grauple, and sun, such as the dynamic weather of the mountains. Here a Z overtakes another Z.
A southbound mixed freight crawls south at 8 mph toward North Hawthorne pulling 9000+ feet of train with just two units online.
Amtrak zips south along the Hudson's west bank.
In the last light of January 9, 1990, Rio Grande’s 5411 East struggles to crest the Craig Branch summit at Toponas, Colo., headed for Denver. Two SD40-2T tunnel motors lead the way.
Sweet evening light shines on empty oil train 67X as it heads west under the NYC signal bridge at MP 195 on the NS Chicago Line.
CSX/NS pair serve as Oak Island's yard goats.
Crossing Overpeck Creek.
ET 426 509 and an unknown ET 425 as RegioExpress Singen - Stuttgart.
A hot Z9 of some sort hustles down the mountain east of Flagstaff as snow / rain showers douse the mountains in the distance. Lucky spell of sunshine.
Union Pacific 2280 South sails along the Mother Road, Old US Route 66, as it passes through Atlanta just as the snow begins to fall, February 28, 2015.
Steve Smedley photo
Union Pacific 9281 with baretables departed Main Street Bridge, Los Angeles, California for ICTF, Long Beach, CA.