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  1. Empty coal train

    Empty coal train

    Wait for crews take empty coal train and, take back to west.
  2. 8450 at Danville

    8450 at Danville

    Leaving Danville Yard heading down Coal River.
  3. River View

    River View

    Seen from the upper deck of the General Jackson Showboat on the Cumberland River in Nasville, TN. This is the CSX trestle that crosses the river at Shelby Park on the North shore of the river. This is on the East end of town.
  4. Crossing the South Fork,Skykomish River

    Crossing the South Fork,Skykomish River

    AMTK 94 with the EMPIRE BUILDER,crosses the South Fork,Skykomish River west of Skykomish,WA as it heads for Seattle,about 80 miles ahead.
  5. Departing Portola

    Departing Portola

    An EB MINP vehicle train gets rolling for Winnemucca and points east. Crew changes were top notch at Portola because train crews safely boarded and bailed off without stopping. It was impressive.
  6. Yellow jackets and a hornet

    Yellow jackets and a hornet

    UP and CNW SD40-2's power the Milpitas - North Platte (EB) vehicle train. This train exceeded 7000 feet and had a "working" caboose. There were several carloads of railfans chasing this train and they would race east to see it "loop" over itself at Williams Loop.
  7. Flood and Erosion

    Flood and Erosion

    UP 2445 leads a WB grain near Virgilia. On Valentine's Day 1986, the Feather River experienced record-level flooding. It took weeks and months to restore sections of rr and highway. What this photo doesn't illustrate is a two mile zone of one lane highway and an 6AM-4PM MoW work window for UP.
  8. An angry crew and the Dispatcher

    An angry crew and the Dispatcher

    UP 6033 has a WB tucked in the clear while holding for 2 EB. Notice that it has cut off and is using the house track to "fit" in the siding. The train was too long for the siding. The train was previously held at Sloat, but the 'spatcher ordered them to move to the next sid and split...
  9. UP EMD Duo over the Sandy River Bridge

    UP EMD Duo over the Sandy River Bridge

    UP SD70ACE #8363 East leads an hot intermodal train eastbound from Brooklyn Yard to Chicago, IL. It is rather rare that I got to pace a train eastbound out of Portland leaving Brooklyn Yard. Union Pacific has made Brooklyn Yard strictly an intermodal facility while Albina is going to handle...
  10. CSX crossing the Wabash River

    CSX crossing the Wabash River

    Location is north of Lafayette, IN on the Wabash River. Flat light provided by an overcast sky allowed photographing this train at a time of day a sunny day would not have allowed.
  11. CN 2428 at Arrow River.

    CN 2428 at Arrow River.

    CN 2428 a GE C40-8M leads another C40-8M with a short manifest on the Double track section on the Rivers Subdivision. Taken with Canon Rebel Xsi.
  12. The Milwaukee Road Super Dome

    The Milwaukee Road Super Dome

  13. The Milwaukee Road Hiawatha on the SP 4449

    The Milwaukee Road Hiawatha on the SP 4449

  14. Amtrak #128 running with SP 4449, Niles, MI

    Amtrak #128 running with SP 4449, Niles, MI

  15. SP 4449 starts across the bridge in Niles, Michigan

    SP 4449 starts across the bridge in Niles, Michigan

  16. SP 4449 Daylight Niles, MI

    SP 4449 Daylight Niles, MI

  17. SP 4449 crossing the St. Joseph River, Niles, MI

    SP 4449 crossing the St. Joseph River, Niles, MI

  18. Amtrak 352 Wolverrine crossing the St. Joseph River Niles, MI

    Amtrak 352 Wolverrine crossing the St. Joseph River Niles, MI

  19. Little River 4-6-2T No.110 & Little River 0-4-0 No.1

    Little River 4-6-2T No.110 & Little River 0-4-0 No.1

    Train Festival 2009
  20. CN 303 Arrow River

    CN 303 Arrow River

    CN 303 lead by emd sd75i 5740 leads a BCOL C40-8M 4625 by a farm at Arrow River Manitoba a few kilometres from Miniota Manitoba.




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