On March 5, 2012, Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr is eastbound through the barren desert landscape at Solitude, Utah. Apparently the locomotive recently hit some livestock on the engineer’s ... (more)
A car rolls through the computer-controlled retarders at East Hump while being sorted for eastern destinations at Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard in North Platte, Nebraska, on May 3, 2011. Retarders s... (more)
Crossing the Snake River on the impressive bridge at Joso, Washington, is a Union Pacific potash train equipped with new Canpotex cars and powered by a Canadian Pacific/UP duo of GEs on September ... (more)
Looking like giant pieces from an Erector Set, a maze of steel holds up Union Pacific’s impressive Joso Bridge over the Snake River near Joso, Washington, on September 20, 2015.
Locomotives pass on the adjoining track as Union Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 7125 waits for servicing on the fuel tracks at UP’s North Yard in Denver, Colorado, on the night of December 22, 2012.
The still morning of October 2, 2014, reveals fog lifting off a dead calm surface of the Clark Fork as an eastbound BNSF MSPOLAU freight crosses the bridge west of Noxon, Montana. Bracketing a tri... (more)
Looking up toward Big 10 Curve at Rocky, Colorado, sees a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hauling coal eastbound descending the front range of the Rocky Mountains at Rocky, Colorado, on June 18... (more)
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hauling coal eastbound on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision descends the front range of the Rocky Mountains at Rocky, Colorado, on June 18, 2001. On th... (more)
An eastbound BNSF oil train drops downgrade on Mullan Pass west of Helena, Montana, on the afternoon of June 28, 2017. The rear DPUs are passing through Skyline, while the head end is on the other... (more)
Union Pacific GE AC4400CW-CTE No. 6030 sits on Track 5 ready for some routine maintenance in UP’s North Platte Diesel Shop on May 5, 2011.
After some maintenance in Union Pacific’s North Platte Diesel Shop, a worker carefully replaces a rooftop access panel on GE C44-9W No. 9829.
Bending around a gentle curve along the meandering Colorado River is Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, west of Radium, Colorado, on November 7, 2012. The train has just exited Red Gor... (more)
An eastbound BNSF grain train crosses Bridge 50 at Trout Creek, Montana, on a snowy February 26, 2017.
RJ Corman EMD SD40-2 No. 3944 sits with a sand train at the railroad’s yard in Louisville, Kentucky, on August 10, 2012. No. 3944 is a former Union Pacific locomotive with the same number.
Three venerable Montana Rail Link SD45s power a BNSF freight westbound into Algoma, Idaho, after crossing the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint, on October 3, 2014.