When UP and MP merged, a decision was made to pull most through traffic off the former MP line to Pueblo. That reduction was offset by Rio Grande (and later SP) trains running on rights between P... (more)
A pair of GP35s - with Chessie System numbers, but still in faded WM paint - are assisted by a GP30 and GP9 in CS colors as they head east from Springfield with a short freight (that includes a fl... (more)
SD40-2 3099 and a U30C - both partially covered in oil from some mechanical unhappiness - lead a train eastward toward Kansas City on Missouri Pacific's fine Pueblo line.
That SCL GP40 in the power set is a sign that Family Lines is becoming an operational reality.
Pickens U18B 9508 negotiates the s-curve east of town.
A DPU leads a lonely life out here on the plains, the front is a long way out there somewhere on this EB coal train.
This east bound manifest train demonstrates two things unique to this portion of the "Transcon". One is the way the trains appear to climb out of the Seligman valley and the other is that at this... (more)
Eastbound train with ex-SP GP-10 departs.
Rolling across the Kamiaken Street grade crossing.
A cold, snow night on the Palouse.
The 1991 version of the BN Derby Special is running thru the spring countryside of southern Indiana.
Having stopped at Portola to change both the Amtrak crew and the UP pilot, detouring #6 is headed East out of Portola along the Feather River. Following the route of the original CZ, this train wi... (more)
The little geep howls up the 3% grade between Moscow and Pullman with 5 loaded fertilizer hoppers in tow.