An eastbound Union Pacific intermodal train approaches the bridge over Cienega Creek at Vail, Arizona, on April 25, 2017.
A welder inside Union Pacific’s De Soto, Missouri, car shop repairs a freight car truck side frame on September 28, 2011. Even through a welders mask, there’s a slight resemblance to a famous joll... (more)
On January 13, 2001, in a high country snowstorm, the Rio Grande Ski Train unloads a large group of happy skiers at Winter Park, Colorado, on January 13, 2001.
In a high country snowstorm, the Rio Grande Ski Train departs Winter Park, Colorado, after unloading a large group of happy skiers on January 13, 2001. Former Rio Grande business car “Wilson McCar... (more)
Evening commuters rush to their Metra trains on Track 10 and 12 in Chicago Union Station on November 8, 2017.
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe manifest freight off Montana Rail Link crosses the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille between Sandpoint and Algoma, Idaho, on September 5, 2003. Leading the tra... (more)
A overhauled Union Pacific autorack is in the middle of the painting process inside the paint shop at UP’s De Soto car shop in Missouri on September 28, 2011. The car has been sandblasted down to ... (more)
Freshly-minted grabirons, still glowing hot after being formed to shape by blacksmith David Ragsdale, rest on a nearby cooling rack inside Union Pacific’s car shop at Desoto, Missouri, on Septembe... (more)
Inside Union Pacific’s car shop at De Soto, Missouri, on September 29, 2011, blacksmith David Ragsdale shapes the end of a grabiron moments after removing it out of the electric furnace seen in th... (more)
A westbound Canadian National intermodal train edges the Thompson River east of Lytton, British Columbia, on September 28, 2001. Powering the train is EMD SD50F No. 5436 leading two SD40-2Ws, view... (more)
Santa Fe GE C41-8W No. 935 leads a Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train eastbound at Cable on California’s Tehachapi Pass route on March 27, 2001.
Chicago & North Western covered hopper No. 490304 is in the middle of an overhaul at Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri on September 28, 2011.
On a crisp February 23, 2017, an eastbound BNSF manifest freight crosses the inlet for Trout Creek where it enters the Clark Fork at Trout Creek, Montana.
A pair of SD60Ms haul a short Burlington Northern coal train past milepost 143 through the Badlands at Sully Springs, North Dakota, on the afternoon of August 9, 1991.
A westbound Burlington Northern coal empty is tucked in Sully Springs siding as an eastbound coal train passes by on August 9, 1991. The SD60Ms were new, and North Dakota was their stompin’ ground... (more)