A BNSF grain train crosses Lake Pend Oreille Bridge from East Algoma into Sandpoint, Idaho, on September 26, 2012. Three GEs power the train, including C44-9W No. 5199 operating as rear DPU on the... (more)
A westbound Canadian Pacific intermodal train snakes through the curves of Black Canyon, west of Ashcroft, British Columbia, on June 25, 2006.
Miscellaneous locomotives await work at Union Pacific’s Omaha Shops in June 1981, including SD40-2 “snoot” No. 3312. This entire 100-acre shop complex, a major overhaul and maintenance facility fo... (more)
As rainy weather moves east over the plains, a westbound Union Pacific manifest freight curves out of Clay, Colorado, while climbing the front range of the Rocky Mountains on April 18, 2003. Leadi... (more)
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train heads through Aurora, Nebraska, after sunset on June 8, 2003.
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise local crosses the Clark Fork at Paradise, Montana, on September 22, 2006. The local is led by former SD9 No. 651, former EJ&E No. 601, and totally rebuilt by MRL at it... (more)
The Napa Valley Wine Train has reached its destination of St. Helena, California, on March 13, 2006, as MLW FPA4s Nos. 72 and 70 run around the train in preparation for taking the train back south... (more)
Former Rio Grande coach No. 1012 sits in repose at Napa, California, on March 13, 2006. In 1960, Rio Grande bought eight of these ancient (built in 1915) Pullman-built coaches from Northern Pacifi... (more)
A couple of cabooses keep company with Napa Valley Railroad Alco RS-11 No. 62 at the railroad’s Napa, California, yard and facility. A worker is working on repairing the roof of a former Rio Grand... (more)
The Napa Valley Wine Train MLW FPA4s, Nos. 71 and 73, sit in the NVRR yard at Napa, California, on March 13, 2006.
The Napa Valley Wine Train is southbound south of Yountville, California, on a pleasant March 13, 2006. Today’s train is powered by a pair of Montreal Locomotive Works FPA4s, Nos. 72 and 70.
Nevada Northern 2-8-0 No. 93 brings a freight over Steptoe Creek fill near East Ely, Nevada, after a dusting of snow on the sagebrush on February 2, 2003.
Fireman Jack Wheelihan watches and converses (more like yells) with Engineer Steve Lee on Union Pacific Challenger No. 3985 as it approaches Egbert, Wyoming, on September 23, 2003. The train will ... (more)
Engineer Steve Lee is at the throttle of Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 No. 3985 as it approaches Tremain, Wyoming, on UP’s Yoder Subdivision, on September 23, 2003.
Union Pacific Challenger No. 3985 storms up Archer Hill east of Cheyenne, Wyoming, on the morning of September 23, 2003.