ATSF 8025 East fights 2.2% worth of gravity around the horseshoe curve between Allard and Bealville, CA on the line over Tehachapi. The spring colors lasted late that year, and are beginning to br... (more)
Northwestern RR and Northwest Airlines: CNW SD45 #964 leads an eastbound train through Bryn Mawr interlocking toward Proviso Yard, while a Northwest Airlines 747 freighter passes overhead on fina... (more)
SP 8370 west at Mott, CA on June 7, 1989, as Mount Shasta watches the action. The train is about to begin the steepest part of the descent down to Dunsmuir on a 2.5% grade. Scanned from a Kodach... (more)
The Chicago to Seattle Z train has crested the hill at Lee and is beginning the descent into Rochelle.
An eastbound Z train climbs the hill at Lee on the C&I Sub., enroute to Chicago.
Still looking great after almost 40 years of service, F40C #614 pulls a westbound scoot into the station at North Glenview. This unit is one of two that have been saved from the scrapper's torch ... (more)
The Chicago to South Seattle Z train passes beneath the soon-to-be-replaced ex-Q signal bridge at West Hinsdale.
Three Wisconsin Central SD45s on southbound
train FDBR make a pick-up at Burlington, Wisconsin
on January 2, 2001. On this bitterly cold winter morning,
Echo Lake (to the right of the locomoti... (more)
The KCS 'Southern Belle' business train crosses the Des Plaines River at Elmwood Park on a rainy overcast day. This train was a real stunner! She's on her way back to Kansas City after touring CP'... (more)
A Birmingham-bound ore train wheels around the sharp curve at Denrock on the Barstow Sub. This train will change crews in Galesburg.
On the last afternoon of IC&E's existence, the eastbound Nahant to Clearing Yard manifest passes a grain train parked on the siding.
A westbound 'shooter' has just slammed into a boom truck at track speed and pushed it about a mile down the track before coming to a stop. The two men in the truck jumped to safety shortly before... (more)
An empty coal train heads upgrade back to the mines on a perfect fall day.
An empty coal train grinds around a tight curve, headed upgrade to the mines for another load. Autumn in Ohio doesn't get much better than this.
In the last month of IC&E ownership, four 'Deuces' of various heritages lead the M-CCNA into the setting sun at the Hollywood Road crossing several miles west of Adeline.