On the afternoon of June 22, 2023, a storm advances eastward as a Union Pacific stack train quickly works westbound toward the top of Wyoming’s Peru Hill through the signals at milepost 823 on U... (more)
A massive wall cloud has filled the sky overhead, bringing wind and driving rain to Peru Hill, Wyoming, as another Union Pacific freight works westbound up the grade and into the rapidly advancing... (more)
On June 19, 2023, Amtrak train 5, the westbound California Zephyr, threads through 100-foot Tunnel 38 just east of Azure, Colorado, as it follows the Colorado River through Gore Canyon.
Right after the passage of BNSF’s Cowley turn in Himes Canyon, maintenance-of-way got track and time in the block so they could continue working on a washout that occurred in the middle of the c... (more)
BNSF EMD SD70MAC Nos. 8908 and 9624 power the Cowley turn through remote Himes Canyon just north of Himes, Wyoming, on the morning of June 26, 2023.
Montana Rail Link EMD GP35 No. 404 heads up the Harrison branch light engine to retrieve a pair of empty fertilizer cars at the Harrison Elevator on June 27, 2023. To the southwest in the backgrou... (more)
David Moffat’s visions ended here at end-of-track in Craig, Colorado. He dreamed and spent his fortune with the goal of putting Denver on a direct main line to the west coast, with Salt Lake Cit... (more)
With the collapse of Montana Rail Link’s Yellowstone River Bridge near Reed Point under the weight of MLAUMIS on June 24, 2023, and the subsequent severing of a busy main line, MRL and BNSF had ... (more)
After the passage of a thunderstorm on the afternoon of July 6, 2023, Montana Rail Link’s Helena local growls up Winston Hill under dark skies as it approaches the top of the hill at Winston, Mo... (more)
Amtrak’s Empire Builder cruises through Fisher River, Montana, on the morning of July 2, 2023. The train is powered by a pair of Siemens ALC-42 locomotives and is eastbound on BNSF’s Hi Line S... (more)
BNSF’s Cowley turn slowly rolls through Himes Canyon between Himes and Kane, Wyoming, on the morning of July 10, 2023.
IT far from homeBNSF EMD SD70ACe No. 9122 leads a northbound BNSF coal train over the hill at Logan, Wyoming, on the afternoon of July 10, 2023. Far from home is trailing Norfolk Southe... (more)
A pair of BNSF EMD SD70MACs still in Grinstein colors sit in the yard at Greybull, Wyoming, on June 25, 2023. Both were built in June 1995 for Burlington Northern.
Amtrak’s California Zephyr has just passed through 463-foot Tunnel 42 as it follows the Colorado River just east of Radium, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 19, 2023.
A westbound Union Pacific freight enters a cut while climbing Peru Hill west of Green River, Wyoming, on the morning of June 22, 2023.