An eastbound BNSF coal train negotiates the curves through Lombard Canyon just west of Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 17, 2014.
An eastbound Gateway Western railway freight passes Old Union Depot Interlocking approaching West Bottoms in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 16, 1990. The train is passing some idle Chicago an... (more)
A Santa Fe intermodal train approaches Santa Fe Junction near the state line at Kansas City, Missouri, on the afternoon of September 15, 1990. Powering the westbound train is GE B23-7 No. 6367, EM... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, crosses over McDonald Creek at the base of imposing Dodge’s Bluff just east of Utaline, Colorado, on July 18, 1990. Four EMD F40PHs haul the 16-car train westb... (more)
An eastbound Southern Pacific freight passes a coal train laid up with locomotive issues on top of Soldier Summit, Utah, on September 7, 1995. Note the white sand on top of the rails in front of S... (more)
With rain about to send us for cover, VIA Rail train No. 1, the westbound Canadian, makes its station and service stop under stormy skies at Jasper, Alberta, on the afternoon of August 9, 2016.
Portland and Western’s American turn rocks and rolls down 4th Street in Harrisburg, Oregon, on the OE District on September 27, 2016. The folded-under plow and scrapes in the pavement show how rou... (more)
Watch those dips!: Portland and Western’s American turn begins a rock-n-roll trip down 4th Street in Harrisburg, Oregon, on September 27, 2016. The interurban qualities of the PNWR’s OE District i... (more)
Beneath Dayton’s Bluff, a westbound freight picks its way through Hoffman Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota, on the afternoon of March 22, 1986. Two Milwaukee Road GP20s lead the train, and were not t... (more)
Wisconsin Central train No. 243 passes a Wisconsin farm south of Theresa on its trip from Chicago to North Fond du Lac on February 26, 1995. Two of WC’s commonplace EMD SD45s power the train—Nos. ... (more)
Rumbling eastbound on the old Rock Island main line, Iowa Interstate train CBBI (Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Blue Island, Illinois) approaches Atlantic, Iowa, on April 12, 2016.
A westbound Santa Fe piggyback train flies over Canyon Diablo Bridge at Canyon Diablo, Arizona, on April 20, 1990. Powering the intermodal train are EMD’s SD45-2 No. 5849, SD40-2 No. 5076 and F45 ... (more)
Two miles east of Bosler, Wyoming, an eastbound Union Pacific K-Line stack train cruises past milepost 580 led by new GE ES44AC No. 5329 on September 14, 2006.
On BNSF’s scenic Fallbridge Subdivision in the Columbia River Gorge, an eastbound vehicle train exits Tunnel 7 at Lyle, Washington, on September 24, 2016.
Canadian National intermodal train No. 102 passes along the shore of Brule Lake as it rolls through “Robertson’s Curve” at Swan Landing, Alberta, on July 7, 2014.