Sailing across the causeway with a westbound salad shooter. The modern causeway was completed in 1959 by the Southern Pacific Railroad. The route now carries Union Pacific trains across the Great ... (more)
Three GEs are at full throttle on an eastbound unit coal train, climbing toward the "Goose Neck" on this, the NS Appalachia District. The grade here is about 1.8 percent.
Steam rises into cold air as fog has just about burned off on the morning of October 2, 2014. Silence is broken on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision when eastbound BNSF MSPOLAU (Spokane to La... (more)
The GLC OSTN rolls south of Byron, MI. through a forest on fire with color.
At 00:40 CSX train S185 is enroute back to Fairburn, Ga. from Hulsey Yard when the crew encounters a grade crossing collision with an uneducated motorist at Westbrook Pl. No injuries are reported ... (more)
Southern Pacific SD40M-2s No. 8685 and 8648 are point helpers, pulling a 75 car Roper to Grand Junction Forwarder east along the Mapleton Bench on Feb. 19, 1995. The speed lettered duo will be cut... (more)
The three RJ Corman locomotives destroyed by fire on 10/5 have been detrucked and moved for salvage and scrapping. From left to right are 7918, 3814, and 1605. The 1605 had just been painted in ... (more)
Bad trip in the freight pool.
The hostler was moving five locomotives in reverse when he sliced a semi truck in half that drove onto the track at a warehouse. The trucker was not injured. Photo from the 1980s.
With fall colors occurring so early in the season in Alaska I was able to get a second go round on my trip to British Columbia as seen here as the southbound CP Way Freight rolls along the shores ... (more)
The return of Brian Mulroney? Last year in this exact spot Exporail had CN 6765 decorated for Halloween with a figure ... (more)
Is It Fall Yet? With sunset at hand and the light failing fast, N&W #611 drifts south between tunnel #22 & #24 in what is today a tunnel of trees near Wartburg, TN. This was the return leg ... (more)
The top of a train on the top of the world - at 4781 m / 15686 ft above sea level
When the UP reactivated 2187 (SD60) you would have thought they might have given her a touch-up to cover that massive graffiti tag she received while being stored in the Dead Line at the Burnham Y... (more)
Thin air, heavy metal with grime, and snow.