The sights and sounds of a summer thunderstorm have been silenced by the powerful roar of EMD and GE prime movers as they grind away on wet steel rail. Over 17,000 tons of North Antelope Mine coal... (more)
Stretch Limo looking DD40 locomotive looks impressive. Just needs some fresh paint.
The eastbound Rocky Mountaineer catches the final day's sun on the outskirts of Banff National Park as it throttles into one of the few linear sections of Canadian Pacific main near Stephen... (more)
The sun peeks out from behind the clouds to illuminate the CEMEX plant switcher, SD60I #8774
Southern Pacific 4-8-8-2 number 4190 heads east with SP 3rd 824, a 76 car freight, at Los Angeles California in 1940. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
Following some crazy Wyoming weather of rain and hail in late July, a Union Pacific engine move shuffles under the large signal bridge to the west of Cheyenne Yard.
A sight likely never to be seen again was this All-Star line up of rare steam powered locomotives. The class photo, take at the Union Pacific Steam Shop in Cheyenne Wyoming, included UP 4014 (4-8... (more)
Main Street Moves:
BB17 leads a local train west over the main street bridge in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, as it heads west for its next stops for work.
A pair of DP units shoves on the back of this Superior to Deck Mine empty coal train on the Jamestown Sub. The train is crossing the massive bridge over the Sheyenne River at Valley City. The brid... (more)
Beech Mountain SW 1500 ex CSX 1118 has brought a second cut of loads from the loadout, run around its train and shoved them to the interchange with the A&O. The next day another load of WV coal w... (more)
Hlcx 3845 and other's sit around at Metro East Industries
A solid train of double stacks from the west coast crosses over a frozen Lake Ashtabula on the Karnak trestle near Luverne, ND.
In the foreground is the DMIR 223, formerly the EJE 653. As sad as it is to know that this locomotive will not see revenue service again its kinda cool to see that the iron still exists. Lary's Tr... (more)
Fill ’er up at Washburn Dakota, Missouri Valley & Western’s wayfreight pauses for fuel at Wilton, North Dakota, on August 27, 2018. Leading the train is one of DMV&W’s former Cana... (more)
Inside the Montana Rail Link’s headquarters building in Missoula, Montana, are the dispatchers that are keeping the railroad’s trains moving on October 7, 2005.