I had about half a day to spend in the Salt Lake City area, but with the short daylight hours this time of the year that’s not a whole lot of time. So I took off west and then south of the city fo... (more)
The UP 688 remote control unit finally starts moving again after having to wait for the 5960 to get out of its way. Even in ... (more)
Just minutes prior to sunset, loaded Powder River coal train Z351-14 skirts along the banks of Nickajack Lake at Shellmound on its journey to Georgia Power's Plant Scherer.
For the second time in the span of a week, I was able to catch 15T against the backdrop of the Southern Railway depot in downtown Knoxville. This time however, the weather cooperated better, with ... (more)
Putting the tourist in tourist railroad! The Napa Valley wine train passes by one of the Napa Valley signs while a handful of tourists take their own photos.
Re 6/6 # 11619 "Arbon" and Re 4/4 II # 11320 in the unique orange "InterregioCargo" paint scheme are pulling a gravel train from Hüntwangen to Bodio through the Wattinger curve... (more)
With dynamic brakes howling, a Norfolk Southern grain train swings through the recently cut-in curve realignment on the NCDOT Rail Division "Haw River Siding Project". This project, part... (more)
Crude oil empties on the their way west
Running hammerhead style is the head three motor of CSX Z354-20 (NS 163) as it pass through the "Stateline" signals (MP J-139.1 Whiteside/Stateline) on its way back to Wauhatchie which i... (more)
With an overnight frost visible on the tops of the Smoky Mountains, NS 165 with the Interstate Railroad heritage unit on the head rolls along the French Broad River towards the Tennessee Valley in... (more)
A Roger Puta photograph
A heavy westbound grain train exits the tunnel at James as it winds its way into the Sacramento Valley. This train is about halfway around the large horseshoe curve.