When I landed at O’Hare today to spend a few days on a work assignment in Chicago, I checked my phone and saw that UP 4141 was on display at Proviso. I arrived to fi... (more)
Rolling under Interstate 15, the BNSF annual Christmas train for disadvantaged children climbs toward the Summit of Cajon Pass. Snow on the top Wrightwood add to an otherwise dry landscape.
UP 4141 rests in Proviso, IL while on display for employees.
Out of the rain On a rainy spring day in California, a woman waits for her train at the former Santa Fe station in Stockton on March 13, 1995.
Flashback to early 2006. UP 4141 leads the Houston to Fort Worth manifest train through Waco Texas. This was back when it was in revenue service four months after its debut in College Station Texa... (more)
A BNSF GEVO leads a southbound coal load out of Littleton of the Colorado Joint Line.
Refection on AutumnA westbound BNSF freight crosses the Clark Fork west of Noxon on a gorgeous Autumn afternoon in Montana on October 13, 2018.
A very quiet and tranquil Sunday morning in the rural Virginia mountains is briefly interrupted by the deafening sound of squealing flanges and roaring GE motors, as loads of coal head for Kingspo... (more)
UP 1943 slips back toward Houston after waiting near Navasota Texas for the Bush Funeral Train to pass. The locomotives were waiting as a ready back up in case either of the 2 passenger specials f... (more)
Passing by the calm waters of the Clark Fork at a location we called “the cove,” a BNSF coal train heads westbound between Eddy and Thompson Falls, Montana, on the morning of September 18, 2012. T... (more)
General Electric AC4400CW No. 6781, EMD SD70M No. 5146 and EMD SD9043MAC No. 3681 sit outside Union Pacific’s Downing B. Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 19, 2015.
The Wabash heritage unit charges through Koehler with a load of empty hoppers headed back to Roanoke and eventually the Pennsylvania coal mines.
DPU duty notwithstanding, it is still a good day when you catch a Warbonnet on either end of a train.
The Transcon is loaded with grain trains this time of year. This one is westbound at Medill, Missouri.
After pulling three empty cars, the Chicago Rail Link shoves one loaded centerbeam back into the lumber customer in Mokena, Illinois.