As night settles over Avery, ID, one of the brakemen that will be working the train behind him looks over his car list. Behind him, other Milwaukee Road employees discuss tonight's operations. The... (more)
Just after sunrise, an SP eastbound negotiates the multiple reverse curves at Bealville's west end and heads into the Allard Horseshoe.
Late in the afternoon from atop the hill at the north end of Reno Junction, one can see five coal trains in all.
A thunderstorm that has blown in the from the east is sending reddish-colored lightning down to the ground right on top of the Sunset Route at the far eastern edge of Tucson. If memory serves me c... (more)
A thunderstorm rages over Marana, Arizona, as a UP freight leaves its mark at a crossing on the outskirts of the small town.
After a pig train passes him at Sando, 231 streaks out of the siding and contniues his westward trip toward Richmond.
An eastbound stack train makes its way over the undulating landscape between Bellevue and Bowie.
The westbound Sunset Limited crosses the mysterious Willcox Playa at dusk on an otherwise very quiet evening.
UP 5128 West, a long stack train headed for the West Coast, catches the intense reflection of sunset from one of the buildings in the Dallas skyline as it crosses the Trinity River Bridge.
The eastbound Texas Eagle barrels down a straight stretch of hogbacks toward a meet with a waiting UP freight at Elmo at dusk.