The distant roar of a Westbound grain train clawing up the .65% grade out of the Souris River Valley fills the chilly Spring night sky; and the intermediate signal at MP 16.7 gives a proceed indic... (more)
Two of SP's Daylight-painted diesels, SD45R 7399 and SD40E 7342, help the 4449 as it climbs to Bealville.
Came out from the fog... Backwoods of central Russia at the north of Tver region. Local time 5-00 AM. TEP70-0270 locomotive with passenger train "Ivanovo - St. Petersburg" appears... (more)
Climbing the grade out of Las Vegas, this westbound intermodal works hard to defeat gravity through the curves at Sloan NV. It will soon reach the the grade crest at Cima, CA, and be speeding tow... (more)
The daily CSX Hunts Point Market Local shoves east through the sidewalk of Sal's Scrap Metal just after splitting from the Northeast Corridor. This is one of 3 busy industries that the train must ... (more)
The first thunderstorm of spring hits Altoona, Wisconsin. Lightning flashes across the sky as a Union Pacific freight train is held back by the new CTC signal mast. CTC was installed during the ya... (more)
The locomotive with cargo train on the stage Tikchonovo - Toyma in Tatarstan run up hill
The gas local glides along the Flathead River on the way to Thompson Falls to be loaded as a gorgeous sunrise starts to crest the mountains to the east. This train will have locomotive issues late... (more)
The sound of the Cheakamus River rushing through the canyon is the only thing that can be heard for miles, that is until a northbound CN pierces it's way upgrade. Five locomotives lead the way alo... (more)
A westbound drops down the long ramp between Wendell and Nashua that will bring it into the Bois de Sioux River valley. In just a few more miles it will cross the BNSF's former Great Northern lin... (more)
C&TS winter photo charter operated by Historic Transportation Preservation, Inc. (Steam Specials)
A No.7 eastbound express arrives at Junction Boulevard at 6:08 PM. It's doing it's due diligence in delivering commuters back home after a day of work and a day's pay. The sun gives everyone a glo... (more)
The entirety of a massive 129-car unit Canpotex potash train can be seen as the train heads south down the scenic Palouse River Canyon at Park. The two DPU's can be seen in the distance.
A BNSF grain train heads east near Perma, Montana along the Flathead River as cold morning temps caused heavy frost in parts of the valley.
A mighty tight fit. Durango & Silverton's K-36 #482 looks as if she's passing a wall of ancient stone carvings, as she tip-toes along the High Line with Train 261, the daily Cascade Canyon ... (more)