Rio Grande opted not to join Amtrak (but reluctantly did about 13 years later) and ran its own Rio Grande Zephyr between Denver and Salt Lake City, over one day, back the next, except on Wednesda... (more)
On its first run through Southwest Virginia, Virginian 1069 leads hopper train #821 through Shawsville, VA on a beautiful summer evening in July 2012
Late morning silhouette: Nevada Northern 2-8-0 No. 93 pulls a short freight over Steptoe Creek fill near East Ely, Nevada on a cold February 8, 2004. NNRy operates these special photo trains for p... (more)
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Hy-Rail crosses a long tunnel, greetings to all!
Waiting, wondering.........as the normal traffic passes Hunt Tower westbound.........will it happen? A bell sounds three times somewhere in town, and the magic begins! The car scanner picks up ano... (more)
Fog envelopes the town of Sandpoint and Lake Pend Oreille, as a westbound BNSF grain train makes its way across the "Funnel."
Crickets and birds chirp, thunder rumbles to the South, while AC traction motor whine and a Canadian tuned Nathan 3-chime scream disrupt serenity in the small town of Bowbells, during an incredibl... (more)
Sunset at Trout Creek: On the eve of September 14, 2011, an eastbound BNSF coal empty with CN No. 8878 in the lead, passes over the causeway by Frog Pond west of Trout Creek, Montana.
A spectacular sunset greets Q507 as it races south through rural Wood County, Ohio.
Two C44-9Ws lead Military Tanks out of Longmont as Thunderstorms continue to build and deliver a good amount of precipitation as they roll Northeast off the Colorado Front Range Foothills.
Shay number 5 sits at the station as it's train loads up on passengers for the days photo excursion...
At the end of a clear but cold day in October 1997, Union Pacific rotary snowplow No. 900082 and support train clears the Kansas Pacific Line in eastern Colorado.
Heritage in Ruby Canyon: Union Pacific’s Operation Lifesaver special crosses McDonald Creek below Dodge’s Bluff in spectacular Ruby Canyon just east of Utaline, Colorado, on June 13, 2009. Leading... (more)
In the last light of the evening, just 10 minutes before sunset, an eastbound stack train blasts through Newberry Springs, enroute to Needles along the BNSF Transcon.