Westbound CP Rail freight #407 negotiates the "Jaws of Death Gorge" at Thompson Siding, deep in the Thompson River Canyon. Three SD40-2's, about all you'd ever see on the railroad at the time (apa... (more)
A proper photo: After years of shooting trains with a point and shoot camera, this marks the first photo on Railpictures with a proper DSLR. Here, UP 6571 leads the weekly Martin Drake Power coal ... (more)
CP 111 arrives in Winnipeg with 6 new ES44s on the point.
Exiting Abo Canyon: On June 3, 1995, a Santa Fe intermodal train hustles westbound over the big bridge at the west end of Abo Canyon at Sais, New Mexico. Pulling the train are three clean Dash 8s ... (more)
3 units race west with a hot Z in tow as storms build to the east.
Eastbound with three new engines , at mp 142 with one my first snow photos of the season.
UP 1989, Denver & Rio Grande Heritage Unit, leads a North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest down the famous Cajon Pass with the sounds of EMD dynamic breaks get louder as the train passes Sil... (more)
FEC gets back into business after the holiday, meaning they threw what ever needed to go south on 101. Here 101 is seen in Harwood heading south.
A BNSF warbonnet, H2, swoosh combo leads a buffer and 92 loads of Bakken Oil across the southwest corner of the Green Mountain State at the Rt. 346 crossing on their way to the Irving Refinery in ... (more)
Three of the 4 generations of BNSF paint schemes are present as a BNSF warbonnet, H2, swoosh combo leads a buffer and 92 loads of Bakken Oil across the Hudson River on their way to the Irving Refi... (more)
UP 1989 leads its train down BNSF track 2 as it rounds Sullivan's Curve.
A loaded UP oil train leans into the curve in Valmeyer, IL behind a trio of elephant style BNSF units. This train originated on the BNSF in Stanley, ND, and was brought to Mitchell, IL for interch... (more)
A fairly rare solid set of unpatched ex-Santa Fe SD45s work a loaded Wisconsin Central ore train east towards Escanaba. This track is out-of-service today.
A BNSF warbonnet, H2, swoosh combo lead a buffer and 92 loads of Bakken Oil thru the east side of Rensselaer County on their way to the Irving Refinery in New Brunswick Canada.
BNSF 7823 leads this westbound unit steel coil train at the Natural crossover at Frost.