Union Pacific had a compact yard and engine terminal in Tacoma where they could base some switching and transfer moves. Seen here on a weekend in November 1977, are a typical assortment of UP powe... (more)
The Wauna Turn enters Rainer with horns blaring and the locals scurry out of the way.
Following the Columbia River east out Portland, this manifest leaves the day behind.
Reconditioned wheels at Greenbrier Rail Services in Tacoma WA.
On a dog walk, a local resident finds the approaching train fascinating enough to stop and take a photo.
Bound for High Bridge, NJ on the former CNJ mainline, this first westbound of the morning passes the controlled siding at Whitehouse.
Heading towards New York City with a load of commuters, this set of NJ Transit Arrow III multiple unit motors whisks by the rising Freedom Tower.
Having completed his job of raised and lowered BNSF Drawbridge 14 for a boat wishing to pass into Chambers Bay; the bridge tender walks back to the trackside tender house to await the next call. C... (more)
The first Acela Express of the day leaves New York behind and crosses the obsolete Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River bound for Philadelphia and points beyond. The Pennsylvania RR constructed... (more)
It's already a hot and humid morning as the turn out of Chester makes its way back home after dropping it's train of interchange cars at Richburg for the local switch crew.
Seeing the L&C agai... (more)
On the anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, a Metro North train leaves the city behind as the new Freedom Tower rises.
Steps off the beach, these surfers encounter a rumbling Davenport Local returning to Watsonville junction.
With two loads for North Java, the train slowely makes its way pass newly planted fields full of dandelions
Nearing the summit of the long grade out of Scranton, these two ALCO's easily handle the 5 car Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society excursion train on it's return trip to the Delaware W... (more)
With a sunrise that should awaken some sleepy eyes on the early morning commute to Hoboken, train #46 crosses the valley as fog starts to form below.