Union Pacific GE ES44AC No. 5294 is the lone motor on the point of a westbound stack train climbing Peru Hill between Green River and Peru, Wyoming, on June 23, 2023.
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local works upgrade at milepost 214 between Townsend and Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of June 27, 2023.
A westbound Union Pacific coal empty approaches Azure, Colorado, as it exits Gore Canyon and snakes through Tunnel 38 on June 19, 2023. Powering the train is dirty GE AC4400CW-CTE No. 5682 and new... (more)
A string of long-stored Union Pacific EMD SD9043MAC locomotives sit in a yard track near the Progress Rail Services facility south of Bill, Wyoming, on July 11, 2023.
The sky is brilliant red just after sunset on May 10, 1995, as more trains depart and arrive at Union Pacific’s huge Bailey Yard at North Platte, Nebraska. A westbound is about to take down its ... (more)
Snowing at Bridge 57 BNSF GE ET44C4 No. 3943 leads an eastbound unit oil train across the Clark Fork on Bridge 57 west of Trout Creek in a Montana snowstorm on February 6, 2021. Interes... (more)
An eastbound BNSF grain train sails across Bridge 62 spanning the inlet of Swamp Creek into the Clark Fork at Tuscor, Montana, on the crisp morning of October 5, 2020.
Shoving on the pelletsA Wisconsin Central “all-rail” taconite ore train has almost made it over the top of Bryon Hill as a manned pusher set out of North Fond du Lac leans into the ... (more)
With a pair of SD45s churning their collective 40 cylinders, a Wisconsin Central “all-rail” taconite ore load slowly climbs to the top of Byron Hill at Byron, Wisconsin, on March 23, 1996. WC ... (more)
Union Pacific GE ES44AC No. 7444 and older AC4400CW No. 6399 power an eastbound track inspection train east out of Radium, Colorado, and are about to check out the rails through Little Gore Canyon... (more)
It’s 7:11 p.m. on June 21, 2023, as the Deseret Power Railway coal empty returning from the Bonanza power plant in Utah approaches milepost 17 and Midway, Colorado.
It’s almost 6 p.m. on a cool Montana winter eve at Trout Creek on February 5, 2023. A trackside fire helps warm us up a bit as the “blue hour” descends upon the Clark Fork River Valley. The ... (more)
A Rail King RK 320 trackmobile prepares to move a locomotive at the transfer table outside the Union Pacific locomotive shop at South Morrill, Nebraska, on September 14, 2017.
Montana Rail Link’s 844 local drops down a 2.2 percent grade leaving Harrison, Montana, on June 27, 2023. This local generally serves the grain elevator at Harrison once a week on Tuesdays.
At 6:27 a.m. on June 20, 2023, an eastbound BNSF manifest freight curves through Radium, Colorado, utilizing trackage rights on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. In the foreground along... (more)