This heavily loaded eastbound ballast train is just crawling up the 1 percent grade on a nice winter afternoon in the Sonoran Desert. Even had some "Kodachrome Skies" for this one!
UP 8630 shoves on the rear of the ZLTLC as it climbs through Marcel.
Railway and four lanes of interstate 90--and the South Fork of the Coeur d-Alene River--share the narrow canyon west of Mullan in the Bitterroot Mountains, where a short westbound Kellogg Local dr... (more)
Small-town life in the tiny town of Mullan Idaho goes on uninterrupted as a pair of GP38-2's bring a short train of silver ore down the 3% grade from Lucky Friday mine, en route to Kellogg and eve... (more)
Now on the final leg of it's 1,000+ mile trip from Seattle, Amtrak 166 leads the "San Joaquin Starlight" over the bridge at Ilmon.
This Union Pacific GE Evolution series leads a rather short 3x1 intermodal train downgrade through Bealville on a fine Spring afternoon.
The UP's North Local shoves into the plant at Prairie Creek to make a pickup. In charge is a Cotton Belt (SSW) painted GP60, followed by a UP GP38-2. Built as the SSW 9662 in October of 1989, this... (more)
The Oilcans head north across Stenner Creek trestle.
A UP freight southbound to Mexico and the KCSM interchange at Nuevo Laredo sits waiting for MOW to clear in front of them on a gorgeous spring day in Texas.
One of the few remaining CNW painted GE's rolls east with more coal loads from the PRB.
As the wind almost blew me over, I was able to quickly get a shot of this nice UP-CSX Lashup entering Selkirk after coming off the Selkirk Subdivision.
UP 8024 leads the RVUVU down Soledad Canyon as it passes through Acton.
A extra Dallas, TX to Tacoma, WA stack train decends the grade into Caliente on the Mojave Sub.
UP 8012 leads a Roseville to West Colton train as it races through the outskirts of Tehachapi at the Williamson Road crossing.
Passing through Illmon in the late evening, UP 7437 North leads the ZLCLT out of the Tehachapi Mountains and will race to Bakersfield for a crew change.