By the late 1950's, the Western Pacific Railroad had a problem. Their original mainline route east of Oroville, California was about to go under water. With the construction of the Oroville Dam, t... (more)
Southbound CN G888 comes around the curve at Glendora with a pair of BNSF GE's on the point.
BNSF 5862 eastbound.
A BNSF train of empty hopper cars returns West across the state of Illinois looking for a return load.
Looking down the only road for miles and miles.
Skirting between the hills in the middle of nowhere is this set of tracks and the dirt road I am on. This is one of the last places you would want to get stuck.
The clouds have been trying to lift up into the sky all day while the sun at the same time tries to peek through.
The sun makes a breif appearance while the clouds add some depth to the sky.
A long, long dirt road leads to the town of Dewey, South Dakota. This town doesn't comprise of much more then a couple of houses, a small church, a few other buildings, and a few abandoned buildin... (more)
Northbound empties head for the Powder River Basin, with DPU 5862 on the rear