Taken just before three O'clock in the afternoon, the darkness from the August 21'st solar eclipse begins to recede and the day returns to normal on the silent Saluda Grade in Western North Carol... (more)
A tiny sliver of the sun is visible in the sky overhead as the solar eclipse begins to recede and daylight returns amidst the afternoon. All is quiet at Melrose as the signal stands dark for the 1... (more)
Spent the evening with this beauty from Lima.
The massive plumes of smoke and cinders blot out the sun as WM 734 rounds Helmstetter's Curve on a Carl Franz Photo Special.
The dwarf at Deshler and an almost full moon shine bright on a silent, tranquil night along the old B&O.
LS&I 1852 has just departed the Tilden mine and is skirting the south side of the Empire Mine as it makes its way towards Eagle Mills in June of 1988. Only the Tilden mine operates now as Empire h... (more)
Overnight stay It's time to head back on the road, this time to Montreal. CP 40B departs Toronto Yard, a once busy hump yard, reduced to now flat switching traffic.
It's just a brief bit of tangent as Conrail's Mail 3 comes out of Allegrippus curve and enters Cold curve while assaulting the east slope on an early November afternoon. Fuji Provia.
ATSF 115 pounds the frog as it brings a westbound intermodal through Maine in the late afternoon. A lot of line side character has been lost to the removal of older signal systems and the code lin... (more)
The sun peeks out for a brief moment as BNSF ES44C4 No. 7092 leads the daily hot Alliance-Portland intermodal (Q ALTPTL6 11F) north through the countryside at Longs Peak, Colorado on August 12, 20... (more)
After a crew change at Lambton Yard, 40B is again underway for Hamilton.
A trio of former SP SD45T-2’s lead a manifest East on the KYLE mainline in Gem, KS
Winnipeg, MB - Memphis, TN train M342 passes through Akin Junction heading south on the Bluford Sub.
Linemen, Three Forks, MT.
In the winter of 1980 The Chicago Milwaukee St Paul and Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road) abandoned almost two thousand miles of track west of Miles City Montana.... (more)
CN ET44AC 3008 leads Memphis, TN - Gary, IN train M335 across NS' Lafayette District at Tolono, IL. NS 46G waits in the distance.