Just down the mountain in Coal Creek Canyon, the sun shines, but there's still plenty of snow to go around. Seen here, BNSF ES44DC No. 7587 brings up the rear of the Denver, Colorado to Provo, Uta... (more)
The last few minutes of sunlight reflect off the side of an eastbound BNSF autorack train as it navigates through the S-curve at Hackberry, Arizona. The three units on the head end battle the grad... (more)
A cold and snowy early Sunday morning brings peace and silence in the old neighborhood along Atwood Street in Longmont, Colorado. However, that is interrupted by an empty coal train led by BNSF SD... (more)
The northern lights flare over the lovely arches of the old Soo Line High Bridge over the St. Croix River.
611 runs from the last rays of sunlight at control point Edna in Reidsville, NC. The sun is also about to set on the classic Southern cantilever mast, as the hoodies are in place and ready to ass... (more)
Norfolk And Western J-class No. 611's first excursion of 2016, a Spencer to Lynchburg round trip dubbed The Virginian, sails across the Yadkin River bridge on a beautiful spring morning.
A day spent at Lakeside is often a day of lengthy pauses briefly punctuated by a passing train or maybe an off-roader. Only 4 trains had passed this day as the sun sank below the horizon, but a di... (more)
Norfolk & Western J-Class 4-8-4 No. 611 leads Sunday's Spencer, N.C., to Asheville, N.C., and return public excursion across the Southern Railway's famous Old Fort loops during the first hint of s... (more)
For my 4000th contribution on Railpictures, I hand-picked this onetime picture, shot on march 18th 2016 at 02.18 PM: We have a look down from the mountain, about 500 meter above the valley floor, ... (more)
While a Union Pacific manifest rolls by underneath, a BNSF grain peeks out of the Oregon Trunk's Columbia River crossing.
The power for the NS local K80 uncoupled from its train a couple miles to the east and runs to Lee's Crossroads to switch and run around its cars to head back sout... (more)
The morning sun has finally cleared the mountaintops to the east illuminating fog rising off the still waters of Frog Pond at Trout Creek, Montana, on September 25, 2008. A westbound BNSF manifest... (more)
An Alaska Railroad train passes through Denali National Park near Riley Creek.
BNSF freight moves at light speed through the Twin Cities at dusk