Just after sunset on Black Friday finds a burst of action on Cima Hill. A westbound manifest lumbers up grade at 14mph, while roughly 4 miles behind, a Z train running on their blocks keeps its di... (more)
Eastbound manifest rolling past Fossil Butte NM.
The Portland Section of the Empire Builder crosses the causeway at Horsethief Lake.
Low sunlight catches a UP manifest freight in Oak Well Hollow.
From this vantage, Tunnel 14 appears almost to be a horseshoe curve as an eastbound stack train negotiates the serpentine canyon.
The pre-PSR days were great on the LA&SL, with 12 trains a day, and 2-3 running at times allowing for decent photography. This morning Z train was a regular north of Las Vegas, seen here passing d... (more)
A westbound UP intermodal rolls through the drab Huntsman Canyon.
A westbound BNSF manifest exits Katka Canyon and into some incredible summer evening light.
A UP manifest rolling through the cuts and fills on Reverse Hill.
A UP intermodal passes distinctive formations at aptly named Rox Siding on the Caliente Subdvision.
The grade and curvature are quickly increasing and the train speed is dropping as this empty coal train enters the depths of Clover Creek Canyon.
Rainshafts from a receding monsoon thunderstorm put a partial rainbow in the sky behind this Z train heading through Ludlow.
A Bluebird leads a train along the Missouri River.
Coal loads curve along the Missouri River near Colgate.