What would usually be the worst possible lashup to find on the CP (two grungy Dual Flag 9500 series GEs) is a little more interesting with the fresh paint on the side of the 9505. These two are w... (more)
An eastbound grain train slowly rolls toward Sedan. They're running at restricted speed due to signal power issues that have been plaguing this section of the railroad since some intense storms s... (more)
A patched SP unit shoves another train of empties north toward Coal Creek Jct.
An eastbound loaded coal train, fresh out of the Powder River Basin, gets underway out of Rozet, WY as it crosses some of the wide open spaces this part of the country is known for.
An empty BNSF train rolls downhill through Converse Jct as a loaded UP train pounds up the grade in the distance. The five tracks in the foreground are for Antelope Mine. Only one train was in t... (more)
In nearly the last light of the day, another empty UP coal train crests another hill along the Orin Sub. From here, it's downhill to Reno Jct. The junction in the background is where the spur to... (more)
A loaded coal train blasts around the curves and up the hill east of Moorcroft, WY while meeting a westbound empty train. You can see the other train's head end power in the distance, as well as e... (more)
Two locomotives in DPU mode help hold an empty coal train back as it descends the hill east of Moorcroft, WY, coiling through several reverse curves.
A UP loaded train passes the Black Thunder West loadout at Reno Jct, where another train is about to start the loading process.
A northbound UP train of empties curves underneath the Lawver Rd overpass south of Coal Creek Jct.
A UP coal train works its way through the Cordero Rojo loadout on a beautiful June morning.
Three trains are visible in this telephoto view looking toward Reno Jct from the north. Two loaded UP trains are headed south as a northbound UP empty train approaches on main 2.
In one of the most spectacular displays of modern railroading I've ever witnessed, two loaded UP trains drag race up the hill out of Coal Creek Jct in notch 8.
Coal Creek Jct is hopping on a nice early summer evening as a northbound train of empties slides between two loaded UP trains that are slugging it out up the hill.
A loaded UP coal train rounds a curve south of Coal Creek Jct. In the distance, you can see the Coal Creek Mine loadout and a large dragline at work in the mine itself.