Three Grinstien SD70macs make there way around the horseshoe towards Breezy Point. The grade here is 1.55% and the train has 4 SD40-2s pushing hard on the rear.... The landscape here looks very mu... (more)
Two BNSF coal trains pass each other on the horseshoe curve below Belmont on Nebraska’s Crawford Hill on May 19, 2006. Cars of the upgrade load can be seen on the other side of the curve below, wi... (more)
A few miles out of Cody, Wyoming, is BNSF’s Cody local heading to the Casper Subdivision main line at Frannie on June 24, 2016. Two former Burlington Northern EMD SD70MACs power the short train of... (more)
Empties meet loads on the coal line north of Douglas in June of 1998. Luck was with me as both trains were moving.
The House That Manning Built
Looming over the Indianapolis landscape is Lucas Oil Stadium, once home to the legendary Peyton Manning. But on this morning I had a little bit of &quo... (more)
The southbound Denali Express has discharged her cruise passengers and is crossing Whittier Creek as they pull into the Whittier yard to await their deadhead move to Anchorage. But first they must... (more)
A shot I have long tried to capture finally came together as I followed a coal train south from Anchorage on a very nice summer's eve. It is bitter sweet however as this is likely to be the last e... (more)
This shot of the 181S may turn out to be the very last export coal train on the Alaska Railroad. With the soft coal market this will be the last train needed to fill the coal ship at Seward. Curre... (more)
A former TFM SD70MAC leads CSX Q106 through downtown Indianapolis, past the home of the Indianapolis Colts. The two tracks at right are all that remain in service at the once-sprawling Indianapol... (more)
A quartet of CSX motors led by a 70Mac lean into the curve exiting Athens, GA under nice evening light.
On a beautiful night for photography the returning Coastal Classic with 12 cars, almost 600 hundred passengers, of happy travelers are about to cross Bird Creek en route back to Anchorage culminat... (more)
As the morning sun burns off the fog in the Eagle Creek Valley, Q272 rolls north towards Cincinnati.
A variety of BNSF and UP power wait for servicing or assignments at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver.
Looking nearly Brand New, a shiny repainted MAC rumbles through Roanoke with an assortment of freight cars in tow.
Northbound freight passing the Old Mill Restaurant in downtown Acworth