Union Pacific’s unique rail detector car DC-3 inspects UP’s Kearney Subdivision main line in July 1981. This car was originally built in 1928 as a Brill Model 350 motor car for Detroit & Mackinac ... (more)
A northbound BNSF freight escapes the rugged depths of Wind River Canyon as it passes the siding of Minnesela and approaches Thermopolis, Wyoming, on the afternoon of June 20, 2017. The train is a... (more)
In May 1982, New York Central tavern-lounge-observation car No. 48 trails an Amtrak train into Chicago Union Station scissoring past Amtrak SW1 No. 736 and F40PH 249 leading another passenger trai... (more)
A westbound Milwaukee Road freight crosses the Soo Line diamonds rattling the windows of Duplainville tower on a snowless Wisconsin winter day in February 1984.
Hurrying westbound on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision along the Clark Fork is a westbound BNSF stack train at Tuscor, Montana, on May 20, 2013.
Climbing Peru Hill west of Green River, Wyoming, is a westbound Union Pacific oil train passing an empty old U.S. Highway 30 and an equally deserted Sinclair gas station at Jamestown on the mornin... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific stack train passes over Cienega Creek Bridge at Vail, Arizona, on April 23, 2017. Note the Arrowedge container behind the power.
Three Union Pacific EMD GP30Bs are stored at Council Bluffs, Iowa, in May of 1984. Only 40 of these unique locomotives were built, all for UP. Middle locomotive No. 731B is one of 13 units equippe... (more)
Passing milepost 693, an Albany and Eastern log train is about to cross Lacomb Dr. north of Lebanon, Oregon, on September 27, 2016. The train is returning from the Teevin Bros. log yard and reload... (more)
Denver & Rio Grande Western had a narrow gauge main line that penetrated the Black Canyon of the Gunnison between Gunnison and Montrose, Colorado. This line was abandoned in 1949 and in 1960, much... (more)
A June 1984 view from Illinois Highway 251 overpass sees an eastbound Milwaukee Road freight departing Davis Junction led by three EMD SD40-2s.
The Rio Grande Ski Train unloads a trainload of skiers at Winter Park, Colorado, as snow comes down on the morning of January 13, 2001.
A coal train led by Katy EMD GP39-2 No. 379 waits at West Bottoms in Kansas City, Missouri, for an apposing light engine move of Katy SD40-2 No. 626 to pass by on December 8, 1985. Trailing locomo... (more)
On February 20, 2017, a westbound BNSF stack train departs Wenatchee, Washington, passing the Cascadian Fruit Shippers Pear House building across from the downtown Amtrak station platforms.
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local follows the Missouri River into Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on June 29, 2016.