Traction motors slowly rust under the Georgia sun as CSX 1538 goes through the rebuilding process at Locomotive Specialists in Waycross. Photo taken with permission.
Amtrak 236 passes the "Left Coast Lifter" Crane while it was removing the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge on June 14, 2018. This was the only Amtrak train to pass while the operation was taking pl... (more)
There are 5 trains in this photo, a demonstration on how busy this place can be. The 5th train is just visible waiting to get into Park Ave Tunnel.
Rounding the bend in the Redondo Flyover, Amtrak 1588 departs Los Angeles for another trip south to San Diego.
A SEPTA push-pull commuter set, led by AEM-7 No. 2305, races west around the bend just ahead of Rosemont station along Amtrak's Keystone Corridor.
Amtrak RS3 116 leads the wire train through North Elizabeth, NJ, on its way to or from a catenary maintenance job. Amtrak acquired 45 Penn Central RS3s of PRR, NYC, and NH ancestry in 1976 for yar... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Reno Fun Train but mostly ex-SP equipment on SP rails with an Espee crew. This would turn out to be the last all F-unit train to cross Donner Pass. The following week, an SDP40F... (more)
After about a 9 hour MOW work window in the morning, to replace tie plates from Caliente up to tunnel 2, traffic was back underway once again at about 230pm. With such long work windows rail traff... (more)
A Plymouth Switcher of unknown heritage an a CNW caboose outside the museum in Clinton, Iowa.
Beach-goers enjoying their Sunday afternoon at Gaviota pause for a moment to watch the passage of Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight as it rumbles across the iconic trestle here.
If you like railfanning far & away from the modern world & oversized crowds/egos, Arizona has numerous places for you to lose your cell signal in. This M-F operation is hugely rewarding as it inv... (more)
Check out that rear end light package!
NYAR Safety Train at East New York
NYAR's SW1001 sits with the CSX safety train on the Bay Ridge Branch Mainline at East New York for FDNY Hazmat training. Directly above is a Canarsie bou... (more)
BJRY #701 is returning from the Port of Burlington scale house with a load of scrap for the Burlington River Terminal.
SP 4449, The Daylight, leads the Portland-Bend excursion south over the massive Madras, OR bridge.