A duo of new Tier IV Gevos head-up a southbound Union Pacific manifest on the 2.1% grade at Tunnel One. The heavy manifest had a total 6 (3x3) big AC motors for the climb up the Tehachapi Mountai... (more)
CN2251 glides thru the iconic White Canyon approaching Lytton, BC. In this portion of the Fraser River Canyon the tracks cling to a rocky narrow defile chiseled into the wall using tunnels and ro... (more)
A clean BNSF SD70ACE leads a heavy westbound coal train up the 2.2% grade of Mullan Pass. Greenhorn Gulch was part of the gold rush that built Montana. It is said that a large gold nugget was foun... (more)
A fairly new Canadian National Tier IV GE leads a manifest into Lytton deep in the Fraser River Canyon. The Lytton area was once known as the Forks, and was settled during the Fraser Canyon Gold ... (more)
BNSF's Cowley Turn twists slowly thru the scenic Himes Canyon. The canyon is located where the Bighorn River cuts thru this mountain between Kane and Himes, Wyoming. .... The Cowley Turn originat... (more)
A clean GE ES44AC leads a loaded grain train up Winston Hill at walking speed..... BNSF4212 is high above Canyon Ferry Lake, which is part of a series of dams along the mighty Missouri River. The... (more)
Canadian National Manifest 570 is easing down the 2.2% grade at Bridge 56.6. The whining dynamic brakes are hard to hear over the crashing Cheakamus River, still running high with spring run-off.
A BNSF manifest rounds Iron Ridge with a cut of new airliner parts and 4 new Boeing 737s. The airliner fusealges are heading for assembly at Renton, Washington.
A BNSF manifest rounds Iron Ridge with a cut of new airliner parts and 4 new Boeing 737s. Iron Ridge cut was recently made wider to accommodate a second track that lengthened Austin Siding westwa... (more)
A freshly repainted SD70M leads a heavy trainload of Strykers and support vehicles up the heavy 2% grade in South Draw. The railroad in South Draw is a large horseshoe curve blasted into the cont... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific train puts on a show as it smokes its way out of Tunnel 12. The train is making its way thru South Draw on former DRGW's 2% climb thru the Tunnel District.
Amtrak #5 threads thru Tunnel 29 in the Colorado Rockies. A close look will reveal a few patches of snow from a storm that dropped 20+ inches of snow on this spot, less than a week before....
A Union Pacific westbound coal empty climbs South Boulder Canyon approaching Pinecliffe, Colorado (far Right). The train has gained 2700 feet in elevation since leaving North Yard in Denver.
A shifter works Dismal Yard and Sun Coke. The conveyor on the right serves the massive smokeless coal ovens of Sun Coke. This activity is along Norfolk Southern's busy Buchanan Coal Branch...
A long westbound coal empty curves thru South Draw. The train is threading thru tunnel 16, 15, 14 & 13 on its climb thru the Tunnel District. This scene is on Union Pacific's (exDRGW) Moffat Tunne... (more)