L.S. “Jake” Jacobson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Copper Basin Railway, inspects the main line to Florence and Magma just east of Price, Arizona, using the company’s GMC Suburban hi-r... (more)
An eastbound Norfolk Southern Roadrailer led by lone EMD SD60 No. 6596 cruises through central Illinois between Cerro Gordo and Milmine on October 11, 1995.
A Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad train pauses briefly next to the siding at Big Horn, New Mexico, in August 1979. Bringing up the rear of the train is caboose No. 05635. This car was a former Ri... (more)
An eastbound Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad passenger train is about to depart Chama, New Mexico, powered with double-headed 2-8-2 K-36 Mikados Nos. 488 and 487. At this point in history on the ... (more)
While thunderstorms build to the south and west, Montana Rail Link’s Laurel to Missoula manifest freight negotiates Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on June 28, 2017.
San Francisco Municipal Railway PCC streetcar No. 1050 turns onto 17th Street from Noe at Castro near the terminus of Muni’s F-Line on March 6, 2003. PCC No. 1050 is painted in a Muni green-and-cr... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific freight approaches the Hermosa Tunnels leaving Hermosa, Wyoming, in July 1984. EMD’s SD40-2 ruled the UP main line back then, and the power on this train is no exception... (more)
A Burlington Northern coal train snakes along the edge of the North Platte River through Wendover Canyon between Wendover and Cassa, Wyoming, on July 18, 1985. Five locomotives, elephant-style, po... (more)
Amtrak’s Winter Park Express ski train lays over in the siding at Fraser, Colorado, on January 7, 2017. The train takes skiers from Denver to Winter Park in the morning, with the empty train layin... (more)
An eastbound BNSF coal empty crosses Bridge 57 across the Clark Fork west of Trout Creek, Montana, on September 30, 2014.
Dwarfed by the rugged cliffs of Wyoming’s Sheep Canyon, an eastbound BNSF stack train passes milepost 414 on the Casper Subdivision on June 21, 2017.
Missouri Pacific SD40s Nos. 3088 and 3080, along with SD40-2 No. 3134 rest at Yard Center locomotive facility at Dolton, Illinois, on September 15, 1985.
Three new Mo-Pac Truck Lines, Inc. International tractors wait to go to work at Missouri Pacific’s Yard Center intermodal yard at Dolton, Illinois, on September 15, 1985.
Climbing Mullan Pass west of Helena and crossing Austin Creek Trestle is a westbound BNSF manifest freight grinding its way up a 2.2% grade through Skyline, Montana, on the afternoon of June 28, 2... (more)
Almost to the summitA westbound BNSF manifest freight powered by three Montana Rail Link SD45s exits Bozeman Pass Tunnel in a swirl of exhaust and is about to crest the summit of Bozema... (more)