Set against a backdrop of rocky cliffs, the Animas River far below, and snow depths not seen in the past 15 years in southwestern Colorado, K-28 #478 blows down as she slowly makes her way north a... (more)
An empty crude oil train hugs the shoreline of the Clark Fork River as it traverses the stunning Cabinet Gorge on its way toward Missoula, Laurel, and points east.
Nestled between the rising peaks of the Chugach Mountains and the tidal flats of the Turnagain Arm, The Spirit of Alaska leads a rare daylight move northward from Whittier to Anchorage. The... (more)
The ARR's Whittier yard job is doing some switching in this picturesque port city, totally dwarfed by the Carnival Spirit which is moored in port in the background.
A glorious winter day is upon the Tehachapi Loop as a quintet of modern and classic power leads a stack train up the mountain toward Tehachapi, Mojave, Barstow, and points beyond.
Having just completed its station stop at Portage, the nortbound Glacier Discovery Train crosses Twenty Mile Bridge as it heads homeward toward Anchorage amidst the beautiful Alaskan wilder... (more)
The Alaska Railroad Glacier Discovery Train winds its way north along the Turnagain Arm, with the imposing Chugach Mountains in the background. A small tidal bore, very common in the Turnag... (more)
Three brand new, sparkling clean GEVO units lead a UP pig train up the hill toward Tehachapi as they round the curve toward tunnel 2 on a spectacular Sunday afternoon.
The soundbound Alaska Railroad Glacier Discovery Train has just passed through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel which, at 2.5 miles in length, is the longest combined highway/rail tunnel ... (more)
The TranzAlpine, having turned on the other end of town, splits the small west coast Hamlet of Greymouth on New Zealand's south island as she heads back through town toward the station to c... (more)
As rare as rare gets... at least, these days! Doublehead live steam in action as 4-8-4 844 and Challenger 3985 lead UP's Denver Post Excursion northward about 15 miles north of Denver, Colorado.
A loaded coil train with an interesting lashup (including BNSF GP60B # 341) climbs out of tunnel 10 just above Tehachapi Loop on its way toward Mojave.
A great crowd was on hand for the entire day to see the UP "Big Boy" on display during a stopover in Sin City. The locomotive is headed home to Cheyenne, Wyoming where the years long pro... (more)
The gleaming ATSF 3751 (along with three Amtrak P42s that nobody noticed anyway) coasts southbound along the beautiful beach shores of Del Mar with the 24 car AAPRCO special handily in tow.
No Way Out. Ex-UP GP40M-2 rests forlornly at Jacumba, CA on the former San Diego & Arizona Eastern Railway which was once the Southern Pacific's gateway into San Diego. Vandalism and... (more)