A southbound ballast train crests the grade at Lava Butte Summit, 11 miles south of Bend, OR.
Almost to its Toronto destination
As the sun drops behind the skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles, the warm glow of the last rays of sunlight illuminate a southbound MTA Gold Line train as it crosses the L.A. River on the classic ... (more)
Los Angeles MTA P865 161 (built by Sumitomo/Nippon Sharyo in 1994) heads down Flower Street, southbound out of Los Angeles on the oldest of the MTA's light rail lines, the Blue Line (from downtown... (more)
Climbing the 1.5% grade from South Junction to Madras with just "some" help from the assisting Amtrak P42.
Illinois Terminal 2008 leads a GP7 and an SD39 onto the Illinois Central main with the Peoria to Springfield train. Illinois terminal used the IC from Kenney to Springfield. Slide taken the day... (more)
A Los Angeles MTA "Blue Line" train approaches the Spring Street grade crossing in Long Beach on March 2, 2012. Next stop - Willow Street. And then street running down Long Beach Boulevard to do... (more)
Southbound with 29 cars of paper and logs from Hearst and Oba, AC 167 and sister 104 are about to cross CP White River to Sudbury Mainline.
A southbound merchandise CSX train, led by ES44DC 5248 and leased HLCX SD40-2 6209 (originally BCOL 741), winds its way along the western shore of New York's Hudson River. The power on this train ... (more)
Passing the Ludlow station; easy to see that the grade begins in earnest at the south end of the Ohio River bridge. That's the Cincinnati Union Terminal's dome, at left, and Hughes High School hi... (more)
Note locomotive front relief on bridge support at the left; former Union Station (now a hotel) in the background
On July 24th, 2011, as Union Pacific train SWAAN 24 (Special, Walker CA to Anaheim CA), the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train, heads south down Anaheim's Olive Street, the train is f... (more)
Transfer to Bowden
Not much light left!