UP 8444 glides east along the Columbia River near The Dalles, OR on its way to La Grande with a passenger special that will visit the Pendleton Roundup the following day.
After the World’s Fair Daylight with Southern Pacific 4449 conquered the famed Tehachapi grade with the aid of a pair of diesel helpers, the stage was set for the real show to take place.... (more)
Passing through McMurdo, British Columbia, on the afternoon of July 6, 2014 is Canadian Pacific’s wayfreight working between Cranbrook and Golden.
Looking Back At 2016
When it comes to trains, it's hard to beat the "Queen of Steam". Here we have jumped back to the month of May when the 611 made her excursion runs on the mainline. In this ... (more)
Displaying the train number of the San Joaquin Daylight, Southern Pacific GS-4 4449 leads the World’s Fair Daylight toward Los Angeles.
The N&W Class J 611 heads east over the James River Trestle on this cold, rainy day. The engine was being moved for the upcoming weekend excursion at Manassas, Va.
An eastbound BNSF freight reflects the colors of a setting sun on October 3, 2016, while passing the tranquil waters of Frog Pond at Trout Creek, Montana.
The quiet in the small village of Coopers, West Virginia, long interrupted by the passing of empty and loaded coal hopper trains, experiences a different type of disruption from three decades prio... (more)
Running on home rails, N&W 611 is almost home as she blasts through Wabun, VA with a Roanoke to Walton R/T.
Union Pacific 844 accelerates out of a display/servicing stop at Lawrence, Kansas. The locomotive is on the last leg of a Marysville-Kansas City trip, part of a larger Cheyenne-Memphis trip.
Anaheim AlcoSouthern Pacific S6 1213, seen in Anaheim, California, on March 2, 1975, was built by Alco in June 1955 as SP 1046.
Tuolumne River CrossingIn October 1990, an eastbound Santa Fe freight crosses the Tuolumne River in Hughson, California, just south of the small town of Empire. In fact, the bulk o... (more)
The Disney Daylight: SP 4449 and a short train ran from Portland to L.A. for the filming of "Tough Guys" A Roger Puta Photograph
Export CoalOn November 15, 1980, a Union Pacific coal empties climbs southern California’s Cajon Pass as it heads eastward back to Utah for another load. Union Pacific SD40-2 371... (more)
EMDs Muscle Through FullertonSix big EMD diesels hustle a Santa Fe freight eastbound on February 25, 1975. Santa Fe SD45 5564 leads a consist that continues with another SD45, an S... (more)