The rear of NS train 188 just barely clears on the near track as the 611 passes with an excursion returning to Roanoke from Lynchburg.
SP Chino Local switching train in Ontario
SN yard job Yuba City
Up to this point the Missouri Pacific heritage unit had been my most allusive of the six Union Pacific units. I had action shots of the other five in nice sunlight. I finally got my chance with th... (more)
After a renovation of about two years in Meiningen Steam Locomotive Works, the former „Frankurt-Königsteiner Eisenbahn“ locomotive FKE 262, built 1954 by Henschel, is now used on the Sauschwänzle... (more)
Over the 4th of July weekend, this well car on NS 211 struck an overpass somewhere in the area and was set out on a siding. Today's MA1 local had to move this car to get to there customer on the s... (more)
Awaiting its next call to duty, an ex-SP GP40-2 rests between assignments on a feed mill spur located off the UP Fresno Sub in the southern San Joaquin valley.
A short UP intermodal train from Los Angeles to Lathrop makes easy work of the descending grade as it passes through Woodford in the Tehachapi mountains.
With the Tehachapi mountains nearly behind it, a northbound BNSF manifest featuring quite an assortment of motive power coasts through Illmon located between Caliente and Bena. A big thanks to fel... (more)
A hot summer afternoon in the Tehachapi mountains finds a southbound UP manifest rounding the curve into Tunnel 2 as it digs into the hard grade on the climb toward the summit.
UP 2539 East is crossing over from No.2 to No.1 track at CP601, west of Lookout, WY, as it climbs the grade on a sunny Wyoming morning.
N&W 611 puts on a show as she climbs the grade at Villamont on the way back to Roanoke from Lynchburg, falling down to a walking pace and slipping her big drivers on the wet rail several times.
Just before 3pm, Amtrak P449, The Lakeshore Limited, rolls westbound during a busy lunch hour at the steaming tender.
Santa Fe FP45 No. 100, wearing its new "Super Fleet" paint, leads a 971 train as it climbs toward tunnel 3.