Both mountainous and desert-like, the landscape of Mongolia is always provides an interesting backdrop for train watching. To maneuver through the mountains, many switchbacks are used to overcome ... (more)
A line of ACS-64's wait at the Ivy City Maintenance Facility.
Acela 2006 sits inside the High Speed Rail building at the Ivy City maintenance facility in Washington DC. This building was constructed just for working on these Acela trainsets - another buildin... (more)
An Amtrak work train approaches the MARC West Baltimore station.
To get a nice, unobstructed view of Baltimore Penn Station, you need to look from way above - lest the 51 foot tall aluminum sculpture entitled "Male/Female" block the way of this 1911 B... (more)
Rear view: as we make our way toward Baltimore station and enter Union Tunnel, an Acela exits the other side, bound for New York.
Amtrak's Vermonter passes Connecticut's capitol on its way to Hartford Union Station. The lonely Vermonter is the only revenue passenger train running on the line currently, as all shuttle and reg... (more)
Thomas is prepared for service at Strasburg several days ahead of a "Day Out With Thomas" weekend. Long before being modified by Strasburg in 1998, Thomas was once Brooklyn Eastern District Termin... (more)
The Waterbury Shuttle reaches its terminus the day after a major snowstorm struck the northeast and shut down passenger rail service in the state.
The old Union Station is the most icon... (more)
An Acela hustles across the now 100 year old Hell Gate Bridge on a lovely summer evening.
C93 passes by the old Buffalo Central Terminal, just arrived from Canada, as the last light fades from the sky.
Time has just about run out for this signal bridge in Cheektowaga - a CSX crane and replacement materials hover nearby, as the morning Lake Shore Limited approaches Buffalo Depew station.
NS makes its way through Fort Erie, Canada at sunset - bound for the Niagara River just a few meters away, and the border crossing into the United States.
The Northeast Corridor stretches as far as the eye can see from above New Brunswick station.