The blue hour has descended upon a frigid, snow-covered scene as Wisconsin Central train 47, powered by a pair of CSX EMD’s and a WC EMD SD45, raises powdery snow departing Duplainville, Wiscons... (more)
Powered by a trio of Canadian Pacific EMD SD40-2s in CP Rail Action red, CP’s wayfreight between Cranbrook and Golden arrives at the yard at Golden, British Columbia, on October 3, 2010.
Three GE B40-8Ws muscle a long Santa Fe 199 train out of Chillicothe, Illinois, and up Edelstein Hill at Houlihan’s Curve at 5:50 p.m. on August 31, 1991.
A trio of Canadian Pacific locomotives powers a Soo Line freight at milepost 104 in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, on a snowy February 23, 1994. CP EMD SD40-2 No. 5745 leads a pair of Alco (MLW) C424s on th... (more)
Burlington Northern “Expediter” train 46 flies eastbound toward Somonauk, Illinois, on the frigid winter day of February 17, 1990. Leading the train is BN GP39M No. 2800, rebuilt from CB&Q GP3... (more)
Clouds quickly thicken over Illinois farm country west of Peoria on April 7, 2016. Keokuk Junction Railway light engines roll westward between Cuba and Smithfield over the former Toledo, Peoria & ... (more)
A Union Pacific coal empty marches up Logan Hill at Logan, Wyoming, on the afternoon of June 21, 2019.
A look down Parkway Avenue past the PAS·TYME Bar in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, sees a southbound taconite ore train on Wisconsin Central’s Neenah to North Fond du Lac main line noisily crossing the st... (more)
A southbound Union Pacific intermodal train, powered by a pair of Conrail locomotives, sprints past the old grain elevators at Ina, Illinois, on April 25, 1993. This is a former Chicago & Eastern ... (more)
Near the end of sunlight on September 16, 2013, an eastbound BNSF coal train grinds upgrade on Crawford Hill below Belmont, Nebraska. The train is working through a large horseshoe curve, with a s... (more)
A Burlington Northern freight operating between Whitefish and Great Falls cruises through Bison Montana, skirting the scenic mountains of Glacier National Park on the morning of February 29, 1992.
A westbound Canadian National freight exits scenic White Canyon between Morris and Lasha east of Lytton, British Columbia, along the Thompson River on July 5, 2004.
Wildflowers mingle with the grasses of Winston Hill while a BNSF grain train struggles upgrade east of Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of July 4, 2018.
Belt Railway of Chicago Alco C424s and EMD SW9s and SW1200s congregate on the west side of the locomotive shop at Clearing Yard in Bedford Park, Illinois, on December 5, 1987.
A northbound BNSF coal train heads back to the Powder River Basin for loading as it traverses the ranch country around Dwyer, Wyoming, on May 3, 2007. Today, a 4,660-foot siding exists here, with ... (more)