D&RGW’s three famous F units operated on the ski train only for the 1984 season after the demise of the Rio Grande Zephyr. Skiers on board are probably delighted with the falling snow and not bei... (more)
Running with only six coaches and a combine on Jan. 21, 1984, Rio Grande’s ski train is nearing the shortest tunnel on the route, No. 29 which is only 90-ft. in length, near Pinecliff, Colo.
Rio Grande’s “Yampa Valley” Train 10, with extra coaches on the rear for skiers, is in the siding at Winter Park, Colo. to let a freight behind GP-35 3044 hustle on past so that it can pull up to ... (more)
Virginia &Truckee #29 (former Longview, Portland & Northern Railway #680) leads McCloud River #18 in a double-header over a pass at Gold Hill, NV, in a race to Virginia Cit... (more)
An intense snow storm has blown through Denver, leaving a patch of frosted pumpkins.
McCloud River Railroad #18 on the V&T
Former Northern California transplant, McCloud River Railroad 2-8-2 #18 heads north having charged through Tunnel #4 with a freight bound for Virgi... (more)
11189, 11311 & 11236 pass the top tier at Wassen whilst hauling a southbound freight train
A BNSF grain train heads east near Perma, Montana along the Flathead River as cold morning temps caused heavy frost in parts of the valley.
A very unlikely duo lead CP's Saratoga to Kenwood turn job NB back to Saratoga with 40 cars. A UP SD9043MAC, UP 3667, trails the D&H leader. The UP unit arrived in Albany the previous week on an i... (more)
Steam locomotive 50 3673 (Associazione Verbano Express in Luino/Italy) is crossing the Polmengo viaduct over the Ticino river on the southern ramp to the St Gotthard.
Few minutes later, double tr... (more)
ust another day on the railroad..."Well sort of!" Almost 8 to 10 inches of snow had fallen the night before across the Tennessee Valley, which put a slight delay on a few trains that was... (more)
D45 rolls North past old industries with D&H GP38-2 7304 and UP SD9043MAC 3667 on the Kenwood to Saratoga local.
An eastbound Union Pacific freight train drops downgrade and approaches the big horseshoe curve at Prichard Creek near Durkee, Oregon, on the afternoon of January 22, 2013.
V&T #29 at Tunnel #4
Former Longview, Portland & Northern Railway #680 blasts out of the east portal of Tunnel #4, also known as "The Yellow Jacket Tunnel", with a freight bound for Vi... (more)
Not much winter this winter, but ice at least still covers the frog pond late afternoon near Trout Creek, MT on the Montana Rail Link as a BNSF coal train heads west towards the Pacific Northwest ... (more)