Three of the WNYP's fleet of six axle Alcos are on the point of the southbound run of the Driftwood turn. The train is seen here passing under a road overpass as it enters Port Allegheny PA.
CN 8804 leads a stack train around the Athabasca River.
Brand new CN ET44AC 3186 climbs towards the continental divide at Yellowhead with Prince George-Winnipeg train M304.
A westbound Union Pacific military train climbs through the Tunnel District at South Draw just east of Crescent, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 16, 2017. The long train of military equipment f... (more)
With a sight for sore eyes on the point (it's been GEVO city around here!), Q199 hustles towards Jasper.
Just moments after crossing the continental divide at Yellowhead, Q197's train is now coasting downhill destined for Prince Rupert. Today's train has a pair of brand new "CN 100" GEVOs l... (more)
A colorful locomotive consist leads BNSF HPASKCK dropping downgrade on Mullan Pass approaching the west siding switch at Austin, Montana, on September 12, 2010. BNSF warbonnet C44-9W No. 729 leads... (more)
The air is heavy with humidity in Montana’s Clark Fork River Valley with fog rolling through the the tree-covered mountains as a BNSF freight marches west through the moist conditions at Trout Cre... (more)
Under a stormy Montana sky, a BNSF freight train crosses the Clark Fork bridge at Bonner on October 4, 2005, heading eastbound on Montana Rail Link’s Third Subdivision between Missoula and Helena.
This area is known as South Draw deep in Tunnel District of Rio Grande's Moffat Road. The natural horseshoe of South Draw is used by the railroad to gain elevation on the climb to the Continental... (more)
On a fourth of July excursion between Mt. Shasta and McCloud, the MR 18 paused at Big Canyon for a couple of minutes. The conductor, who has been a friend for a long time, graciously let me bail ... (more)
Near Cruzatte in the Oregon Cascades, a westbound train climbs the grade in Fall 1987. Snow will begin falling soon.
A set of five BNSF locos with a westbound manifest has just crossed Blue Mountain Drive and has made the turn in Coal Creek Canyon to head up the 20‰ grade to Tunnel No 1.
Greenhorn TrestleBurlington Northern First 196 led by GP50 No. 3147 arcs over curved Greenhorn Trestle while dropping downgrade on Mullan Pass between Skyline and Weed, Montana, on July... (more)
The "Spirit of the Union Pacific" leads a executive special along the Columbia River.