This was somewhere around Alamosa, CO. I was vacationing in the Midwest and happen to spot this from a local road, maybe half a mile away. It was on a very rarely used segment of track, possibly a... (more)
The brand new One World Trade Center has taken it's place in the ever-changing New York City skyline. At 1,776' it has grabbed the title of tallest building in New York City from the 1,250' Empire... (more)
Rio Grande #6001 Alco PA1+PB1+PA1 are in charge of the 'California Zephyr' at Grand Junction, Colorado. Both east and westbound were fueled and watered at facilities on either end of the depot p... (more)
Emerging from the fog, Q676 rolls through the small town of Waxhaw, NC on a quiet Sunday morning.
Westbound Santa Fe train #1 the San Francisco Chief at Amarillo station with four Alco PA's led by number 58. Three Flexi-Vans flat cars of US Mail, two head end cars, three hi-level chair cars ... (more)
Massive upgrades to CN's Newmarket Sub have brought all kinds of different equipment to the area recently. This Peterbilt Brandt Hi-Rail along with a Mack have been busy doing all kinds of jobs in... (more)
The latest concoction from Motive Power is the HSP46 for MBTA. These new units are quite a departure from the MP36 line, and feature engines, generators, and AC traction gear from GE, rather than... (more)
While there are many great lodging establishments that have a railroad theme and are close to active lines, the Izaak Walton Inn on Marias Pass is a railfan's paradise. Adding inspiration (as if o... (more)
SY 1396's making a "atomic bomb" on the mountain top. I've never seen a wonderful steam view like this. But the view has disappeared
A splash of color around the Spencer roundhouse.
Photographed from the Roosevelt Avenue bridge, New York Central train #28 the NEW ENGLAND STATES at LaSalle Street Station in Chicago . An A-B-A set provide the power with E8A #4089 in the l... (more)
Not quite a diamond! The tracks leading to Exporail's main hall do not usually connect to an outside line. So when the Dominion of Canada was to be switched in and other equipment switched ... (more)
Westbound California Zephyr snakes through the Colorado Rockies near Pinecliffe.
EL's tug Elmira slips past the ferry John is riding revealing the mail and express tracks of the EL Hoboken Terminal. These boxes arrived on long distance passenger trains which were being elimin... (more)
HLS's newest rebuilds, GP40-3 #6500 and GP38-3 #2000 are seen here coupled to freshly painted GP38-2 #2507 at Huntington.