There's something about rolling through the vast landscapes of Alaska at 49mph, on jointed rail, with the crisp northern air in your face, and the unfamiliarly discernable roar of two SD70MACs in ... (more)
"Three For One." The BNSF transcontinental mainline is in typical full swing on a beautiful autumn evening in the Mojave Desert. An eastbound drag freight is descending the Ash Hill ... (more)
In the depths of scenic Crozier Canyon, surrounded by sage brush, a small farm, and the looming canyon walls, three nice looking warbonnets head up an eastbound stack train on a glorious late summ... (more)
East and westbound intermodal trains meet in Kingman Canyon on a beautiful September day in the Mohave Desert. The tripod mounted video camera in the photo was intentional, for promotional purpose... (more)
On a gorgeous, cool, clear Saturday morning (for sure a rarity in this part of the country in the summer!), sparkling clean ES44DC #5312 leads a nortbound autorack train through the streets of the... (more)
Ex-L&N 152, now owned and operated by the Kentucky Railway Museum, rolls through the picturesque Kentucky soybean fields near Lyons as it makes its way from New Haven to Boston on the second excur... (more)
56 year old RDC-2 #711 (originally built in 1951 as New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad #121) brings up the rear of the northbound ARR Glacier Discovery Train as it heads north along th... (more)
No Place I'd Rather Be. Continuing north, and into its last hour of the long day trip, the Glacier Discovery Train follows the scenic Turnagain Arm just south of Potter's Mars... (more)
With the Turnagain Arm and the imposing Chugach Mountains in the background, the ARR Glacier Discovery Train rolls north toward Anchorage. A grove of preserved trees, killed by saltwater in... (more)
The soundbound Alaska Railroad Glacier Discovery Train has just passed through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel which, at 2.5 miles in length, is the longest combined highway/rail tunnel ... (more)
Having just completed its station stop at Portage, the nortbound Glacier Discovery Train crosses Twenty Mile Bridge as it heads homeward toward Anchorage amidst the beautiful Alaskan wilder... (more)
The Alaska Railroad Glacier Discovery Train winds its way north along the Turnagain Arm, with the imposing Chugach Mountains in the background. A small tidal bore, very common in the Turnag... (more)
The TranzAlpine rests amongst the wildflowers at world famous Arthur's Pass station, the summit of the crossing between the east and west coasts of New Zealand's south island.
The UP shield abounds as both ends of a southbound rack train fill the frame, the locomotives working hard out of tunnel 5 while the last few racks have just exited tunnel 3.
Snow in the Tehachapi Mountains is a relatively rare treat. This February morning saw upwards of 6 inches in downtown Tehachapi, but a mere 10 railroad miles away, the tracks have dropped signific... (more)