San Luis Central GE 70-ton No. 71 sits in the railroad’s small yard at Sugar Junction just east of Monte Vista, Colorado, on September 1, 2013. This locomotive was bought by SLC in 1955 and replac... (more)
A lone car disrupts the quiet stillness of a foggy evening while a pair of SD40-2s, of Conrail and N&W heritage, occupy the Cargill lead.
A worker from Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri cuts up damaged pieces from WPSX coal gon No. 1626 that is in the shop getting repairs done on September 28, 2011. These aluminum pieces ... (more)
Wreck repairs are being made to WPSX coal gon No. 1626 at Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri on September 28, 2011. The damaged side has been removed, with the aluminum pieces cut up and... (more)
One of the 37 D9-40Cs active on the NS roster, NS 8835 and a visiting Canadian National SD70M-2 rest on a foggy evening in Gainesville.
A venerable SD40-2 on the GM interchange watches as 213 pierces through the fog at Midland after a meet with 172.
WPSX coal gon No. 1626 has wreck repairs done at Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri on September 28, 2011. The damaged portions of this side of the car have been removed, with mechanical... (more)
A glossy Chesapeake & Ohio caboose No. 3300 rests at the Tennessee Central Railway Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 9, 2014.
Union Pacific really does clean their locomotives Unfortunately, they only have a few places that do so, and so many locomotives! GE AC4400CW No. 6390 gets sudsed up and scrubbed inside... (more)
In more recent years, Helper could still be a busy place on occasion, such as in this view on October 23, 2007. A BNSF freight marches west on Main 2, while Union Pacific’s MNYPV manifest freight ... (more)
Using a specialized drop table, Union Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 6300 has one of its traction motor/wheel assemblies changed out at the railroad’s South Morrill Locomotive Facility on September 14, 2... (more)
463, one of only two surviving D&RGW K-27 class "Mudhens" simmers at the Chama shops in the morning sun after working the day before.
KCS power tied up on the stockyard lead showing off old and new paint.
Acadian Railway 3018, a D&RGW veteran, sits tied up on the UP interchange out in fields of Louisiana.