In May of 1982, a westbound Burlington Northern “Dinky” departs Chicago Union Station in a view from Polk Street overpass. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, and later BN, affectionately used the term ... (more)
Mission River crossing A northbound Kansas City Southern freight crosses the Mission River at Refugio, Texas, on March 14, 2013.
Pipeline in the morningFog rolling off the Clark Fork dissipates into the warmth of a rising sun and swirls around Montana Rail Link’s westbound day gas local arriving at Pipeline at Th... (more)
Autumn colors are about at their peak along Michel Creek as a westbound Canadian Pacific grain train descends the grades of Crowsnest Pass between Fabro and Natal, British Columbia, on October 10,... (more)
On Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision, an eastbound BNSF coal empty descends Winston Hill passing milepost 209 west of Townsend, Montana, on June 30, 2017.
In the scenic Thompson River Canyon, Canadian National train No. 106 crosses over the river just east of Ashcroft, British Columbia, on a sunny September 28, 2015. Canadian Pacific’s main line can... (more)
Heading upgrade approaching Tunnel 2 west of Bealville, California, is a Union Pacific stack train on the afternoon of February 26, 2016.
BNSF’s Cody local approaches Vocation, Wyoming, on June 24, 2016. Vocation was a siding and station on the CB&Q’s line to Cody near the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, a concentration camp used ... (more)
Edging the cliffs Early morning shadows still grip Lombard Canyon as an eastbound BNSF grain train skirts the rock escarpment towering above the ghost town of Lombard, Montana, on July ... (more)
Two coal trains claw up Logan Hill in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin as another night begins on July 2, 2016. The blueish lights in the distance on the right is the silo and loader of Antelope Mine ... (more)
Valley VistaPassing the brightly-painted barn at Valley Vista Ranch is a westbound BNSF grain train west of Cocolalla, Idaho, on February 8, 2016.
A westbound Norfolk Southern intermodal train crosses the bridge over Elkhorn Creek at Maybeury, West Virginia, on a sunny May 14, 2014.
Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches some curvy track near Emkay on March 4, 2012. This location is near the entrance to Arches National Park in Utah’s beautiful red rock country.
A short Canadian National work train approaches the west end of White Canyon along the Thompson River between Morris and Lasha, British Columbia, on September 27, 2015.
Leading BNSF’s HKCKSPO freight are Montana Rail Link EMD SD45s Nos. 355 and 326 (MRL labels the rebuilt locomotives SD45-2s) crossing a bridge at Tuscor, Montana, on September 26, 2014.