Burlington Northern train 3 hurries westbound through Eola, Illinois, on a sunny December 23, 1988. Tiger-stripe EMD GP50 No. 3124 and a cabless GE B30-7AB unit power the Seattle-bound piggyback t... (more)
Rolling at train speed, 60 mph (for passenger trains) is BNSF Railway Officer Special O-LACSBD8-06A. BNSF ET44C4 7939 can handle this 10-car train easily as it heads 62 miles
from Los Angeles ... (more)
It is always a treat to see a GP39-2 sill working in AT&SF Bluebonnet paint.
BNSF 3807, 7186, & NS 2719 lead a westbound stack train.
A few years ago, as GEVOs were being delivered every few months, a friend commented that soon railfans would be salivating at a solid set of Dash 9s the same way we would over a solid set of SD40-... (more)
Following the old alignment this EB train is about to reach the top of the grade. Photo by Robert Roll, from my collection.
Seen from the SP's Cutoff this EB pig train is grinding upgrade approaching Sullivan's Curve.
Good old days when work allowed some extracurricular excursions in the old stomping grounds. I haven't been back since they added more track except to fly over.
At 2618 feet, Cajon Pass' Blue Cut, is much lower than Cajon (near Sullivan's Curve) or Summit (obviously, since it sits at 3775-feet). It therefore rarely gets much snow. However, after three d... (more)
Santa Fe's hot 991 train crosses the Alhambra Viaduct in Martinez, California.
Photo by Tony Lanier, from my collection.
Following three days of rain and snow, with snow falling at unusually low altitudes (about 1000-feet or so – it snowed in San Bernardino!) the previous day, BNSF railway train Q-LACLPC6-23L (Gua... (more)
Photo by Tony Lanier. From my collection.
KINGMAN AZ May 24 1984 -- Barstow CA is the home shop for GP35U 2901. My photo.
Photo by Tony Vanier. From my collection.