This westbound is about 30 miles out of East St. Louis on Union Pacific's Sedalia Sub..
Rio Grande train 248, a lumber and auto train combo, roars eastward through the Salt Lake Valley approaching Riverton siding on May 15, 1986. This rural setting some 15 miles south of downtown Sal... (more)
While sheep graze in a nearby meadow, Amtrak's California Zephyr train No. 5 climbs west approaching Soldier Summit. My dad was with me on this railfan excursion and was sure that Amtrak and the R... (more)
Rio Grande dispatcher #5 has lined mixed freight #148 out of the Mesa siding onto the mainline a minute or two after the passage of hot intermodal train #101. Time has altered this landscape in th... (more)
D&RGW 5412 North nears the summit of the Palmer Divide on Colorado's Joint Line with a Pueblo to Denver manifest.
Boxing Day/The day after Christmas 29 years ago finds 5412, 5407, 5388, 5394 and 5375 in a snow storm climbing out of Minturn, on the way to Tennessee Pass, with #788 100-car coal from Cameo. The ... (more)
5412, 5407, 5388, 5394 and 5375 approach Edwards on #788 eastbound coal in late December 1981.
With headlights blazing, one hundred car eastbound coal #788 emerges from a snow storm just east of Eagle on the day after Christmas 1981 with 5412, 5407, 5388, 5394 and 5375 on the point and rear... (more)
An easy "chase" across the Utah desert was this slow moving eastbound slag train hauled by 5412 3101 and 3118 in March 1982. The train was pictured near Sphinx on the way to Green River - can you ... (more)
The barren moonscape of the Utah desert is momentarily disturbed while a slag train from Helper slows for the siding at Brendal, behind 5413 3101 and 3118, in March 1982.
A very cold, overcast and miserable day in December 1981 is brightened a little with the appearance of 5412 5407 5388 5394 and 5375 on #788 eastbound coal on the approach to Edwards. The three hel... (more)
Business took me here for the day. Rough job but somebody had to do it.
5412 3101 3118 slowly haul an eastbound slag train in the shadow of the Book Cliffs, near Floy.