Due to a pair of big rockslides in Feather River Canyon, BNSF Railway Inside Gateway trains are detouring via the Union Pacific through California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Oregon. A Barstow, Cali... (more)
Authentic CNW, UP, and SP Heritage Engines
A Southern Pacific Tunnel Motor pulls a 12 car train of side dump gons through Mesa on July 25, 1998. Just for fun, click on the Satellite Map to see how much this location has changed.
On July 24, 1998, a trio of Rio Grande SD40T-2s (DRGW 5345, 5360, 5382) were called out of Helper Yard to drag a stalled out Roper to Denver manifest freight from Castilla to Soldier Summit. The M... (more)
With a pair of CNW C44-9W motors for power, Union Pacific's Los Angeles to Denver expedited intermodal makes a rare appearance on the former Denver & Rio Grande Western through Spanish Fork Canyon... (more)
A UP officer's special from Silver Bow, Montana crests 5432 ft. Apex, Montana (north of Dillon) on Oct. 11, 1993. After navigating the entire 255 mile Montana Subdivision, the 11 car train will ti... (more)
Welcome to Beautiful Pleasant Valley
Union Pacific 2-8-0 No. 618 and Pacific Lumber Company 2-8-2 No. 35 doublehead through Vivian Park on Labor Day, 1976.
Union Pacific TR5 No. 1874 arrives at Provo Yard, returning from Hardy with three covered hoppers from the Western Warehouse spur on April 24, 1976.
Rio Grande 3130 and 3131 pull the Midvale Tramp into the Kennecott Copper Corp. interchange yard above the town of Magna on June 12, 1998.
Rio Grande 3131 and 3130 pull the Midvale Tramp on the approach to Bacchus Junction on June 12, 1998.
A well powered Roseville to Kansas City manifest freight speeds through Gilluly with 66 cars on Sept. 29, 1996. The yard goats were likely en route to Grand Junction or to Pueblo to work.
The hustle and bustle of daytime Market Street is but a memory as PCC car 1061 rumbles through the heart of a San Francisco night on the F-Line.
By the early 1980s, the Rio Grande Zephyr was losing money. To reduce costs, the D&RGW was looking for ways to economize. By the summer of 1982, they tested alternative power arrangements to reduc... (more)
A pair of newly repainted GE C40-8s pull a 57 car Roper to Denver manifest freight through Lakota Junction on May 2, 1998.