Colorado has some beautiful skies, but they can be a source of angst and frustration. Here a Burlington Northern coal train, headed south on the Joint Line at Spruce, is about to fall under a shad... (more)
The Burlington Northern provided a never-ending parade of Powder River coal on Colorado’s Joint Line. Here an entire southbound train, from head end to helpers, can be seen at Spruce.
After pushing a train from Denver to Palmer Lake on the Joint Line, three Burlington Northern C30-7’s need to return to Denver. They are seen here running light through Greenland, Colorado.
Eighteen thousand horsepower, provided by five SD40-2’s and a C30-7, have been assigned by the Burlington Northern to get this manifest over the road. The train is seen here cruising northward thr... (more)
After completing its trip around the Tehachapi Loop, a westbound Santa Fe train approached Woodford.
An eastbound Santa Fe train negotiates the horseshoe curve east of Woodford as it approaches the Tehachapi Loop.
A westbound Santa Fe manifest descends the Tehachapi grade at Keene, California. GP30/GP35 power was quite common in this era.
Four Southern Pacific tunnel motors lug fifty-six cars of eastbound freight past a work train at Cliff siding on the Tehachapi grade. Two of SP’s SD9’s are in charge of the work train, which is pi... (more)
A lone GP30 breaks up a solid brace of GP35’s leading a westbound train at Cliff Siding.
No Loads, Two Waycars
A pair of Santa Fe cabooses punctuates the end of a train of empty piggyback flats as it climbs the Tehachapi grade at Cliff Siding.
What appears to be an eastbound military extra holds for traffic at Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
Lame Ducks at the Engine House
The engine house tracks at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania are full of locomotives that will soon leave the planet. Beside the Amtrak E-units, EMD GM10B dem... (more)
Amtrak E8’s traverse the Rockville Bridge in the twilight of their careers.
All Dressed Up……
When I last photographed Norfolk & Western RSD12 258, I did not expect to see it again, and ... (more)
Just Like Old Times……..Sort Of
The Union Pacific absorbed the Chicago & North Western in 1995, but some memories linger on. Here UP’s C&NW heritage unit leads a Global 3 – Global 2... (more)