As the blue hour gives way to night, a short 10 car transfer prepares to pull from the BNSF Rices Point yard in Duluth, MN and head over to the BNSF 28th Street yard in Superior, WI. The power fo... (more)
After a day of spotting and switching grain cars around, the switchers of the CHS elevator is Superior are done for the day and tied up and the crews have gone home until they come back and start ... (more)
Silence at the summit: At an elevation of 10,221 feet, nature slowly reclaims what is hers on top of Colorado’s Tennessee Pass on August 12, 2015. Ties are bleaching in the bright sun of a thin at... (more)
Even though the passage of the last train was 18 years ago, the summit tunnel on Union Pacific’s former Rio Grande line over Colorado’s Tennessee Pass appears in remarkably good shape as seen on A... (more)
For many passengers on the Norfolk and Western H Line this was their first thing that greeted them after crossing the Potomac River into West Virginia. Th... (more)
Traveling south on the Lineville Subdivision, CSX Q647-05 goes into emergency. The conductor walks the train and finds that it has broken a knuckle. The separation accrued between the 96th and 97t... (more)
After several hours of driving around and seeing nothing, I decided to settle down and explore Olmsted Falls. I stumbled on the beautiful David Fortier River Park. After taking some shots of the s... (more)
An old crossing sign stands below a million stars and the Milky Way's galactic bands in Bowersville, Ga on a cool, comfortable night for shooting. The Milky Way can be seen to the right of the cro... (more)
All is quite in the heart of Valentine. Soon, the silence will be broken by the sounds of dynamic brakes and the power of a K5HL horn. A green light at the signal at East Valentine indicates a wes... (more)
"STEEL ROAD TO THE STARS"
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The Heatherslaw Light Railway is a 15 in gauge passenger carrying railway in Northumberland, England, near the border with Scotland. It was founded by Neville Smith in 1989. It operates over a rou... (more)
3 LPG tankers car derail over bridge. difficult to rescue!!!
One of many unique SP items on display.
"SHADOW OF A DOUBT"
The closed Musselman plant stands tall trackside in Inwood, WV on the former Cumberland Valley Railroad as the night switcher crew of the W&W returns from... (more)
Today's westbound Rocky Mountaineer eases through the curves of the downslope of Kicking Horse Pass on its way to Lake Louise and points west.