Amtrak’s “Winter Park Express” ski train is passing milepost 19 at West Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of March 15, 2015. The eastbound train is led with specially-painted “America’s Railroad S... (more)
Amtrak’s eastbound “Winter Park Express” ski train passes over a fill approaching Big 10 Curve just east of Eisele (Clay), Colorado, on March 15, 2015. In a couple of minutes, the train will be tr... (more)
Traveling west through scenic Feather River Canyon, a Union Pacific intermodal train passes through Tunnel 25 in Serpentine Canyon east of Rich Bar, California, on March 12, 2000. A pair of GE Das... (more)
If a locomotive could enjoy the weather: Instead of polishing the rails in a frigid Big Sky Country winter, Montana Rail Link EMD SD40-2XR No. 262 soaks up the California sunshine as part of a DPU... (more)
Union Pacific’s West Local, powered by three Rio Grande GP40-2s, waits on the grade of Rocky Spur for a westbound UP coal empty to pass on the main line at Rocky, Colorado, on February 9, 2002. Af... (more)
VIA Rail train No. 1, the westbound Canadian, cruises through Henry House, Alberta, and meets eastbound Canadian National train No. 102 on July 19, 2013. Carrying the markers of the 21-car train i... (more)
Looking through a window of VIA Rail dome-observation “Banff Park” is the inviting sight of fresh fruit and flowers, ready to greet passengers at Jasper, Alberta, after they reboard following the ... (more)
Inside VIA Rail dome-observation “Banff Park” at the forward portion of the rear lounge is a stairway ascending to the dome. On the right is a small coffee bar, while under the dome and accessed t... (more)
Below the dome of VIA Rail dome-observation “Banff Park” is this lounge area adjoining the cocktail bar. These "Park" series observation cars (each named after a Canadian park) built by ... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal load, led by two EMD SD9043MACs, negotiates Little 10 Curve at Rocky, Colorado, on June 18, 2001.
A Soo Line train using trackage rights on the Milwaukee Road derailed during its nightly trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in April 1984. I don’t recall the details, but I seem to remember that the ca... (more)
Central California Traction EMD GP18 No. 1790 switches customers at Lodi, California, on March 10, 2006.
Getting hand-washed on March 10, 2006, is Central California Traction SW1500 No. 1502 at Stockton, California.
Central California Traction SW1500 Nos. 1504 and 1501 switch the Port of Stockton, California, on a bright March 10, 2006.
A detouring eastbound BNSF vehicle train crosses the Clark Fork west of Trout Creek, Montana, on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision during the morning of May 21, 2011.