In looking for another image I ran across this shot taken in August 2010 from the top of Ben Lohman Mountain. Back during a time when I was intent on taking shots on from the top of both hills on ... (more)
A UP coal train climbs through Volcano en route to Phippsburg where they will change crews and continue to the one of the coal loadouts for another load. The scenery is as spectacular as ever but ... (more)
In between trips to Alaska in the summer of 2008 I made a few trips to photograph UP operations on Rio Grande's former Craig Branch. An empty coal train has just departed Orestod and is climbing t... (more)
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In anticipation of my return to Colorado from Alaska for a few days I thought I would post a few shots from around my former haunts. Colorado Springs can be a busy place as seen here with an empty... (more)
From atop the bluff over looking Palmer Lake a spectacular view can be had in all directions. A northbound is about to crest the summit of the Palmer Divide and will soon be on the down hill side ... (more)
A NB BNSF empty coal train rolls through the middle of Colorado Springs. In the background is Cheyenne Mountain home of Norad.
One Shot: On a cross country road trip from Maine to Montana in 2010, I decided to take a detour through Utah for two reasons. One, I had never seen the desert. And two, I wanted to shoot o... (more)
After awaiting traffic ahead of them to clear BNSF 5881 and 9245 head under Washington on their way to the North Yard in Amarillo
Coming off the renovated portion of the CNW "Cowboy", about to turn north and head to the Powder River with empty coal hoppers, 2 CNW SD40-2s and 2 UP U30Cs poke in and out of typical-for-the-seas... (more)
HESR 5086 shoves into the yard with 120 plus coal cars and 6 loaded hoppers, the cars can be seen in the back ground with the GTW caboose on display in Durand.
A lucky catch as an unpatched SP AC4400 leads a coal empty west
An empty coal train creeps by a late running MOAY (Mohawk- Ayer intermodal) at Buckland.
A pair of BNSF GE's lead a empty coal train west on Guilford Rail System trackage through the Berkshire Hills at Zoar.
A pair of BNSF Dash 9's lead an empty coal train west through the southern tip of Vermont on Guilford Rail System trackage. The train will be handed off to CP at Mohawk Yard in NY, then eventually... (more)