Find out if the goods that make your holiday festivities extra special travel by train
Better known as “coloradorailphotographer” on social media, Erik Lindgren is an artist and rail fan who approaches rail photography like a fine art. The Iowa native and Colorado resident took a moment to share his story and his favorite photographs.
Take a peek behind the scenes to see the special measures railroads take to keep shipments safe from theft and unauthorized cargo when shipping across the U.S./Mexico border
Take this quiz to find out whether your Thanksgiving feast (and more!) traveled by trains
An inside look at how Union Pacific has sharpened its focus on the customer experience with the aim of making doing business easier, improving supply chain fluidity and, of course, ensuring customer satisfaction.
Better known as “Justin Trackside” on Instagram and YouTube, Justin Blumenfeld is a young photographer who is passionate about trains. Here he takes a minute away from the lens to share his story and his top five favorite photographs.
What do the warning signs and sounds mean and how are they regulated?
When Virtual Railfan started, its founders just wanted to watch trains from the comfort of their own homes. Today, the service has nearly 10 million YouTube views per month…and is making a major impact on its viewers and communities.
Ammunition for Growth: How a Former Military Facility Transformed into a Rail-Served Transportation Hub
Today, the Great Plains Industrial Park, a former ammunition plant, is lowering costs for shippers, spurring economic growth and supporting environmentally friendly power.
Intermodal shipping refers to moving freight by two or more modes of transportation. Phil Yeager, President and Chief Operating Officer of supply chain management company Hub Group, explains the ins and outs of intermodal shipping — and how it can benefit shippers.
A look at freight rail locomotives over time
How the U.S. West Coast ports are aiding in the economic recovery from COVID-19
From cleaning supplies to the food we eat, railroads are transporting essential goods to help keep America moving
Part II in the telling of what happens at railroads during a pandemic
These delicious meal ideas include ingredients shipped by train
When products are imported through U.S. West Coast ports, Americans can get critical resources faster and stay supplied with goods to remain safe and comfortable while at home
Seven sources of fun and education to keep kids busy during COVID-19
How railroads deliver critical products in times of crisis
Short lines are smaller railroads that run shorter distances and connect shippers with the larger freight rail network. Chuck Baker, President of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, explains the important role short lines play in the U.S. freight shipping network.
The Rail Industry Is Saving Millions of Gallons of Fuel a Year — And They’re Using “Cruise Control” to Do It.
Railroads are running greener and more efficiently thanks to energy management technology. Here’s how.
How to plan for waterway closures and keep your supply chain moving
The journey of plastics and how they arrive in your everyday life
The photographer behind the lens of Quality RailFan Images shares his top five favorite photographs — and stories of their making.
Learn how API technology is revolutionizing how we do business and manage our supply chains.