A break in the clouds shines a light on the Gaudalupe Local one of the few trains left on the Santa Barbara Sub. Only 4 Amtrak Surfliners are still running and the Starlights are running reduced c... (more)
Pausing under the recently upgraded signal bridge. The UP 8080 awaits for its train to be uncoupled from the rest of its fellow locomotives.
Move over 1943, Here's your UP Lab LOCO! This franken-ALCO was a graveyard smash! It was spotted at the Bluffs in the Summer Of Love prior to being traded in to EMD in '68 for it's own 'monster m... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Clouds build in as the eastbound perishable train from Delano, California to Selkirk, New York (ZDLSKP 02) passes underneath the searchlights near Tie Siding at Hermosa, Wyoming on April 04, 2016.
Late afternoon finds the MWCRV manifest working around Sullivan's Curve at Canyon on the ex SP Palmdale Cutoff.
Sitting in your office chair on BNSF 9984 South at the beginning of Colorado’s Joint Line single track at Palmer Lake on May 2, 1999, the dispatcher advises you are waiting for UP 8080 North. W... (more)
Built in UP's Omaha shops in 10/61 as Coal Turbine units 8080 and 8080b. 8080 was originally Union Pacific Alco PA-1 #607; 8080B was originally Great Northern GE electric #5018, purchased by U... (more)
Decending the grade at Bealville with a Southern Pacific AC 4400 in the consist towards tunnel 2.
The "Fresno Hauler" MWCFR departs West Colton yard behind three GEVOs and an SD59MX, led by a brand new ES44AH. On the left is MWCEC 07, and the consist in the foreground is the QWCTU being shoved... (more)
Lots of action at West Colton Yard. Power for the MWCFR "Fresno Hauler" is pulled out of the shop and is about to back against their train. In the background from left to right is stored power, a ... (more)
LA to Memphis TN Z-train with the latest ES44AH series locomotive.
Leaves do their best to hang on as horsepower rumbles the Minnesota River valley.