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  1. Zephyr rolls by Hirschdale

    Zephyr rolls by Hirschdale

    Amtrak #6, the "California Zephyr" makes time as it's late through Hirschdale, California on the Donner Pass route. Amtrak's Zephyrs have been notorious for being late.
  2. Crossing the Clark Fork River #2

    Crossing the Clark Fork River #2

    MRL 4308 leads the loaded MRL morning Gas Train across the Clark Fork on the MRL 4th Sub at Paradise,MT as it heads for Pipeline,MT
  3. Salinas River and the Margarita

    Salinas River and the Margarita

    A pair of pure Southern Pacific GP40-2's lead the "Santa Margarita Turn" past Harlem on the Coast Sub in November of 2000. Some fall colors dot the river as it winds down the valley to Santa Margarita. Harlem is about four miles south of Soledad, California.
  4. CN 8842 Moving Fast

    CN 8842 Moving Fast

    CN 8842 heading east at Harte, MB on the main track of Rivers Sub passing CN 101 this train was proably moving at 55MPH it was really going.
  5. Smoke on the Water

    Smoke on the Water

    CN 351 resumed movement, and passes through bridge trusses at Riverview in the afternoon mists off the South Saskatchwan River.
  6. CSX Q301 crossing the Delaware

    CSX Q301 crossing the Delaware

    CSX freight Q301 crosses an ice clogged Delaware River from West Trenton, New Jersey into Yardley, Pennsylvania after a brief thaw.
  7. CSX Q409 crosses the Delaware River

    CSX Q409 crosses the Delaware River

    An early Q409 crossing the Delaware River from NJ into PA.
  8. CSX 5264

    CSX 5264

    CSX 5264 and mate take empties on the Coal River sub on a sunny October morning.
  9. Colorful consist north at Sherar's Falls on the BNSF Oregon Trunk.

    Colorful consist north at Sherar's Falls on the BNSF Oregon Trunk.

    A northbound BNSF with four locomotives with four different paint schemes head north towards a crew change at Wishram, Washington about 40 miles away... This bridge is about 1-2 miles north of Sherar's Falls where Hwy. 216 crosses the Deschutes River..
  10. Early Fall in the Piedmont

    Early Fall in the Piedmont

  11. Abandoned Rail

    Abandoned Rail

    Found this down at a park in Everett, WA, along the Snohomish River. Maps indicate a rail spur used to run here, and so does archeological evidence! This was one of two rails jutting out of the river bank. Other interesting artifacts such as a thick steel pipe/pole and a sunken cable lay around...
  12. Fall on Coal River

    Fall on Coal River

    4559 heads up Coal River with empties on a sunny fall day.
  13. Torch River Rail

    Torch River Rail

    Not that long ago CP actively served Prince Albert via three lines, East from Shellbrook, West from Nipawin and North from Humboldt. All three involved running rights on CN for the final leg of the trip. Since then both CP & CN pulled out of Prince Albert altogether in 1992 & 1997...
  14. US Steel 22

    US Steel 22

    United States Steel SD38-2 22 (exYankeetown Dock 22) crosses bridge 11 at Mapletown PA on its way to the coal dumper on the Monongahela river
  15. Eastbound Autoracks through the Gorge

    Eastbound Autoracks through the Gorge

  16. Paradise Local

    Paradise Local

    Montana Rail Link's Paradise Local pulls into Thompson Falls to switch a lumber customer powered by two aging GP9's.
  17. Trash Is Cash

    Trash Is Cash

    For the BNSF, trash IS cash and it hauls a lot of it. Here is an empty trash train headed westbound through the Columbia River Gorge near Bingen, Washington. This train usually has a mix of 2nd generation power such as these 3 SD40-2's.
  18. Full Body Shot

    Full Body Shot

    This can be seen as one of the greatest things I have ever achieved. For the longest time I wanted to take this picture, but I didn't want to sacrifice the option of close up photos. I knew this Tramp job was coming, but I decided to burn down to the CP bridge in attempt to catch the 456. When...
  19. BNSF Geometry Car

    BNSF Geometry Car

    Skagit River Geometry car and comfort car Atchison BNSF #88 southbound thru Edmonds Wa.
  20. CN5444

    CN5444

    Alot of old friends came to visit me today. Here we see CN 5444, which I have crossed paths with atleast 3 times. Behind the SD50 is an Illinois Central SD40-2R 6058. They took CN 450 into the hole to wait for an Westbound coal train.




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