I arrived at the Trona facilities early for my appointment with the Road Foreman who graciously showed me around their shop and allowed plenty of pictures. After that it was time to follow the roa... (more)
Abandoned roundhouse at Canfranc, built for steamlocomotives on the iberian broad gauge.
I'm standing on the Homewood Amtrak station platform, trying my hand at nighttime railroad photography. It's getting late and my belly is full of delicious pizza as a result of a great dinner with... (more)
The impressive canopy of Lisboa Oriente station, built by the spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, in the early morning light-
The impressive canopy of Lisboa Oriente station, built by the spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, with commuter trains in the morning.
After sunset, Amtrak’s Empire Builder with “Friends of the 261” Hiawatha cars passes the closed Rondout tower on June 8th, 2016. The “Windy City III” excursion followed the historic route of the... (more)
Right behind the caboose of a Milwaukee Road westbound arriving at Avery comes a railroad speeder. The railroad had speeders follow its freights as a way to put out fires started by sparks from th... (more)
In mid-1985, U.S. railroads started operating trains without cabooses on the end, so when we saw this hack in March 1988, it was a pleasant surprise indeed. Westbound Santa Fe manifest at Woodford... (more)
Morning Banjo at Pogue. A banjo player sits on the porch of the Pogue General Store and Post Office waiting for a train that may never come. This building still survives and is privately o... (more)
Hippsche Wendescheibe (Hipp's turning signal) at Neuthal. This type of signal was developed by the inventor and watchmaker Matthäus Hipp and was first used in Winterthur in 1862. The signal is nam... (more)
Late in the day, sunlight glints off the silver roofs of bilevel commuter cars in Metra's Aurora yard. The snow and steel give the scene an utter chill.
An eastbound Union Pacific stack train is silhouetted against a setting sun at Hermosa, Wyoming, on May 10, 2007.
This is not the way to treat a carload of beer. A split switch just south of the Birmingham station caused quite a pileup over half a century ago..
A derailment that took place where the railroad crossed Royal Oak's Main St. After waiting several hours, a southbound passenger train managed to creep by on a seldom used siding..