Coos Bay Rail Link's train to Eugene arrives in little Noti, Oregon, on August 26th, 2015. The eastbound, powered by GP38s 37877 and 3876 (formerly Southern Railway 2813 and 2796) and GP38M 3802 ... (more)
A Union Pacific train heads west toward Eugene as it passes an idyllic farm in Tangent, Oregon, on August 25th, 2015.
Tied up for the day in Wishram, Washington's, yard is BNSF local R-NWE8451-24. GP38-2 2096 (the former BN 2096) and GP25 3186 (a GP50 derated to 2500 horsepower, formerly ATSF 3833) were assigned... (more)
On a bright Tuesday morning, a Portland & Western train passes a blackberry farm on its way along the railroad's Oregon Electric District, as a trio of former Santa Fe GP39-2s leads the train east... (more)
At the Oregon Rail Heritage Center, Southern Pacific GS-4 4449 gets a major overhaul. The big Lima-built 4-8-4 is getting its 15-year boiler inspection, and other needed maintenance is being done... (more)
Departing McCook, Nebraska, on August 10th, 2015, is BNSF Railway train U-TMCCXA0-40 (Unit Train; Tampa CO to Smithboro IL [CSX], then to Amoco, VA) behind BNSF SD70ACe 9297 and Norfolk Southern D... (more)
Across northern Arizona and New Mexico, the BNSF Railway's Transcon parallels the famed "Route 66." As BNSF train Q-STOCHI6-13 (Guaranteed Service Intermodal; Stockton CA to Chicago IL)... (more)
Heading from Fullerton to Laguna Niguel / Mission Viejo, Metrolink train 640 arrives in Orange, California, on August 20th, 2015.
Southern Pacific SD45R 7477 (ex-SP SD45 8982) leads three Tunnel Motors as it leads a westbound fruit block out of Ripon, in California's verdant Central Valley. The date is June 27th, 1986, and ... (more)
Amtrak's train #4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, departed Gallup, New Mexico, 42 minutes late on the morning of August 15th, 2015. One of the carrier's specially painted 40th Anniversary e... (more)
Hustling eastbound through Cambridge, Nebraska, is BNSF GP39-3R 2691 and GP38-2 2304 and three Coalporter coal gondolas. Train L-NEB6021-13 is a local that works out of McCook, NE.
...and don't forget Winona... Winona, Arizona, was made famous for it's mention in the classic song "Route 66." BNSF Railway train X-BARMIN1-16 passes through Winona as it hauls... (more)
On the BNSF Railway's Transcon across the southwest, intermodal trains run as frequently as streetcars! Passing under the cantilever signals in Holbrook, Arizona, is "hot" train Q-LACAL... (more)
Done with the day's duties, BNSF GP39-3R 2745 and GP38-2 2257 lay over in McCook, Nebraska, on August 13th, 2015. BNSF 2745 began life as Chicago Burlington & Quincy GP30 964, which became BN GP3... (more)
What appears to be an interesting train is merely the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's GE 50-ton diesel #1, named the "Hot Shot" (in honor of the firefighters who battled larg... (more)