"May Gray" has changed into "June Gloom" (low-altitude stratus clouds which form over the cool water of the Pacific Ocean’s California Current, and spread overnight into the co... (more)
41 years separate these EMD products. A brand new Cotton Belt GP60 is at the IHB's service track adjacent to a 1949-built NW2. Tom Golden photo.
As seen from an eastbound auto pacing on U.S. Highway 34 out of Galesburg, Illinois, a speedy Southern Pacific intermodal with Chicago on its radar, sprints through Oneida on Burlington Northern’s... (more)
A westbound train on the Siskiyou Line rolls across the Shasta Valley, late on a spring afternoon.
Following Brown at Watsonville Southern Pacific’s Santa Cruz local crosses the Pajaro River and chases a UPS truck up Walker Street in Watsonville, California, on February 6, 1995.
A special Amtrak train from Portland, Oregon to Redding, California has just crossed over the Oregon/California state line on the Shasta Route. The original California Northeastern grade can be se... (more)
The outbound Toledo Hauler has just emerged from tunnel 24, and is crossing a trestle that spans the Yaquina River. Southern Pacific would operate the Toledo Branch for only eight more days befor... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
A trio of Cotton Belt B40-8s moves engine lite on the IHB in Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
A westbound SP stack train climbes towards the summit of Stein's hill.
A cab hop with SSW, SP, and Conrail power heads west on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
SSW 9646 leads an SP/SSW detour train across the Mississippi River crossing from Savanna, IL to Sabula, IA on the Soo Line's former Milwaukee Road bridge. The Mississippi experienced substantial f... (more)
A Eugene to Roseburg hauler has stopped short of the yard and streets waiting for space ahead in the yard during an unusual eight inch snowfall.