The elegant lines of Southern Pacific Electro-Motive Division E9A No. 6051 on display at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, California, on March 12, 1995.
Union Pacific EMD GP40-2 No. 1383 is being rebuilt at the railroad’s Downing B. Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 20, 2015.
On a crisp, early autumn day, a trio of Montana Rail Link SD45s power a BNSF freight westbound into Algoma, Idaho, only moments after crossing the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint, on ... (more)
Salida was once a railroad town, where Rio Grande had a large dual gauge yard, two roundhouses, company hospital and many other functions necessary for a busy division point. Narrow gauge trains f... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific “Z” train zips up Peru Hill west of Green River, Wyoming. Three Boeing cars led by SD70M No. 4379 isn’t exactly what we expected rounding the bend on the afternoon of Oct... (more)
An eastbound BNSF grain empty thunders by the old stock pens and loader at Toston, Montana, on Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision on July 1, 2018. Would’ve been interesting to watch them load ... (more)
Builder at Bison Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder crosses the big fill just east of Bison, Montana, during a snowy crossing of Marias Pass on December 21, 1998. Three GE P40DC “Genesis... (more)
Wisconsin Central train No. 348 rumbles into Sussex, Wisconsin, on March 22, 1996, in a view from Milwaukee Road’s “Bug Line” bridge, now a bike trail. A quartet of EMDs power the train—former San... (more)
Three Southern Pacific GE AC4400CWs power a westbound taconite ore train down the steep western grade of Tennessee Pass in Pando Canyon just west of the siding at Pando, Colorado, on September 4, ... (more)
Aiming into the afternoon sun, Canadian Pacific’s Royal Canadian Pacific luxury tour train swings through some curves west of Stephen, British Columbia. Leading the train that has just crested Kic... (more)
Three Montana Rail Link EMD SD40-2XRs (rebuilt SD40s), Nos. 251, 253 and 255, power BNSF’s freight between Spokane and Laurel as it tops Winston Hill at Winston, Montana, on July 6, 2018.
Amtrak GE P32BWH No. 505 leads a four-car San Joaquin southbound over the drawbridge at Middle River, California, on March 10, 2006.
New Burlington Northern Santa Fe AC4400CW No. 5637 leads a coal train up Crawford Hill west of Belmont, Nebraska, on July 22, 2003. The GE locomotive was built two months prior in May 2003.
Two painters apply the Scotchlite striping to the side sill of Union Pacific GE ES44AC No. 5401 during a repainting in the paint shop at the railroad’s Downing B. Jenks Shop in North Little Rock, ... (more)
With the city of Denver far in the background, a Union Pacific freight swings through “Little 10 Curve” at Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 20, 2018.