A westbound grain train meets the eastbound Canadian at the summit of Kicking Horse pass. Summit Lake is in the foreground.
One can wait hours if not days at Joso bridge for a train. Here comes the UP (with warbonnets), then there was another noise. Unexpectedly the latest operator of the former Camas Prairie showed up... (more)
This is what the RDC I road looked like after a trip from Saint John to Moncton in a snow storm.
The four track Philadelphia "Mainline" when it was still Pennsylvania Railroad and tuscan red heavyweight emu's.
The Independence Limited on the now abandonned Western Maryland Salisbury Viaduct near Meyersdale, PA. The 4501 was making a ferry move from Pittsburg to Hagerstown via the P&WV and WM. Thanks to ... (more)
Fall color on the C&TS. Three engines and three classes of engines: 463, 497, 487.
Union Pacific's Joso bridge is 194 feet over the water and 3920 feet long. In the distance matched BNSF warbonnets are on a run through coal train.
Santa Fe loops the loop at Tehachapi.
A chartered log train using SuiLeng's one remaining C2.
KCC 93 is switching the East Ely yard when NN40 arrives with a passenger train. All staged of course. Even though the 93 now normally wears NN lettering, it was actually a KCC engine and wore the... (more)
The fireman appears to have the firing valve open about as far as it will go to keep steam pressure up. This line climbs to about 13,000 feet above sea level.
Chartered mixed train.
Lots of interesting old time detail in this grab shot. I was a passenger on the train going to New York.
A Greg Scholl organized chartered freight.