Union Pacific EMD SD70M No. 4280 leads a westbound UP intermodal train over Cienega Creek Bridge near Vail, Arizona, on April 22, 2017.
A momentary spotlight of sunshine illuminates an eastbound BNSF freight leaving Crescent, Colorado, on May 11, 2001. Fully lit in the background is the snow-covered Continental Divide.
Arizona Eastern E8 No. 6070 was freshly painted for excursion service in a short-lived Southern Pacific-style Black Widow paint scheme as seen at Globe, Arizona, on March 28, 2010.
Changing times at ButlerLight snow is falling the day after Christmas in 1995, eight months after Union Pacific’s merger of Chicago & North Western at Butler Yard outside Milwaukee, Wis... (more)
An eastbound Canadian Pacific stack train passes the west switch at Savona, British Columbia, on the morning of July 22, 2011.
L.S. “Jake” Jacobson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Copper Basin Railway, inspects the main line to Florence and Magma between Price and Cochran, Arizona, using the company’s GMC Suburb... (more)
After crossing the snowy Cascades on the Scenic Subdivision, an eastbound BNSF intermodal train cruises downgrade west of Peshastin, Washington, on February 21, 2017.
Under stormy skies, a westbound BNSF grain train climbing Winston Hill led by Santa Fe GE C40-8W No. 930 still dressed in weathered “pinkbonnet” colors enters the siding at Winston, Montana, meeti... (more)
Trundling westbound along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon between Lombard and Toston, Montana, is Montana Rail Link Locomotive Crane No. 100301 on May 15, 2013. Mated on the east end of the s... (more)
BNSF’s Chewelah Turn approaches E. Chattaroy Road grade crossing between Denison and Colbert (Dean), Washington, on February 23, 2017. An unique A-B-B-B-A set of BNSF EMDs power the Spokane-bound ... (more)
On the morning of July 19, 2013, eastbound Canadian National coal train No. 720 soars over Prairie Creek Bridge at Hinton, Alberta.
Ghost in the nightChicago & North Western Alco C628 sits under a ghostly coaling tower on a foggy night in Escanaba, Michigan, in October 1984.
A Canadian National coal empty crosses a fairly new bridge across a small stream just west of Lynch, Alberta, on CN’s Foothills Subdivision on August 8, 2016.
Eastbound along the Colorado River is a Union Pacific coal train negotiating Red Gorge west of Radium, Colorado, on November 1, 2012.
An eastbound Union Pacific work train departs Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado, on the former Rio Grande Moffat Tunnel mainline on June 6, 2013.