Starting up the 3 percent Raton Pass grade, a severely overpowered Santa Fe train 804 has left Raton, and is passing Keota, New Mexico on a May afternoon.
We're on our way out to the Columbia power plant with two sets of power and caboose's. The River or West End crew is pulling us out with their four units and caboose and our crew is in the west se... (more)
A pair of Norfolk Southern SD40-2's sit parked with a local in Streator in the very last sunlight of the day.
Having passed through the highest point on the Santa Fe, this piggyback train is now making its way down the 3 percent grade from Raton Summit to Raton. Today’s train has five SD40-2’s and 43 cars... (more)
On a beautiful winter afternoon, Norfolk Southern work train 92V works in Atkins Virginia picking up old ties along the main line.
Making the grade – To make sure this six-car train can successfully negotiate the demanding climb over Raton Pass, the Santa Fe has assigned an SD for each car, and a GP50 for the caboose. Always ... (more)
A rare trio of RCPE SD40s make their way east along The Wash past the former home of the George Ziegler Candy Co. where it once stood watch over the Milwaukee Road's Reed Street Yard. Now, this b... (more)
The Red Unit RBBB Circus Train crosses I-77 out of Columbia as the head north out of Columbia, SC. Leading NS 048 are 2 SD40-2s from their east coast rivals, CSX Transportation.
This little NS SD40 is doing a bit of switching with coal loads bound for Eastman on a hot summer day at the Frisco yard on the TN/VA line.
A westbound train passes ALTO tower in what is arguably my favorite Conrail photograph of all times. This photo does not typify my photographic style at the time it was taken, but I'm certainly g... (more)
"Run 8 n' sand", as they say. The steady throb of 2 stroke 16-645s grows into a roar as NS P61 climbs the grade with a massive train in tow.
After cresting the hill at Five Row, NS P61 notches down and prepares to diverge onto the S-line toward Asheville, passing a tied-down 66E ethanol train in the Old Spencer yard.
A sweet lash-up leads Q163 west through Pine Junction, bound for Bedford Park, IL.
An eastbound intermodal train traverses Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on July 1, 2001, powered by a pair of EMD SD40-2s.
NS C76 with 3374 and 3380 doing the honors of pushing NS 420 west through CP Lum on the Fort Wayne Line!