Late in the afternoon, with the bluffs on the north side of the Colorado River eating up the main line, 5347 storms into view with a long manifest in tow.
Santa Fe SD45 5314 and a GE get a servicing stop at Richmond before heading southeast toward Bakersfield on a cool, sunny Pearl Harbor Day in 1985.
A non-dynamic braking equipped CNW SD45 leads a Union Pacific C30-7 on a westbound freight on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
A westbound SP coal train out of the Intermountain West has D&RGW SD45 No. 5344 on the point as it glides downhill a little west of Shed 10. This part of the Donner Pass line used to sport two mai... (more)
The locomotives that were bread and butter of the Santa Fe fleet for many years. SD45 5353, SD45-2 5850, and SD40-2 5058 race across the transcon westbound.
WC 6553 brings a Milwaukee turn thru Grand Avenue on the Soo Line (ex-MILW) in December of 1994.
WC 6553 takes a slight detour around a de-railed Soo Line boxcar as it departs Fond Du Lac, WI in September of 1993.
An SP meets the competition at Tehachapi. When I lived in Southern California I made as many trip as I could to Tehachapi and when I moved to CO every trip home involved a trip to Tehachapi as it ... (more)
Norfolk & Western's bicentennial unit, SD45 #1776, eases by the old NW passenger station (now home to the O. Winston Link Museum) in downtown Roanoke, Virginia, while being shuffled around town fr... (more)
Since the 1960’s, intermodal trains crossing the Susquehanna River on the Pennsylvania Railroad’s Rockville bridge have been a daily sight. Here an early Conrail version rolls west toward Marysvil... (more)
Adam Farence Photo.
In the early morning sunlight, the northbound deadhead run of the 75th Annual Santa Train rolls through the community of Fort Blackmore along the former Clinchfield Railroad main line. The deadhea... (more)
EMLX 329 and company takes on fuel before heading west with a scoot train on 4/13/17. A departing Alaska Airlines flight from Spokane is above the train on the left hand side.