Some of the exceptionally flat terrain in Northeast South Dakota can give way to some exceptionally brilliant sunsets. Much like this one lighting up sky just west of Aberdeen on BNSF's Mobridge S... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 765 rolls south towards the town of Owosso during an "Historic Transportation Preservation" charter.
In the innocent days before railroaders made extensive use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) like safety vests, hardhats, etc., a Burlington Northern signal maintainer uses his athletic abili... (more)
Not much info on this piece of rolling stock at Exporail other than "Kershaw Self Propelled Snow Switch Cleaner" being stencilled on it and a Montreal Transit Commission logo. To the left is a str... (more)
The shop crew of the Strasburg Rail Road captured working on projects. Work progresses on in house projects as well as outside contract work. Here a steel dowel is milled flat while in the backg... (more)
As the third trick operator at North Platte’s East Hump checks his array of glowing computer screens, cars continue to roll down the hump to be classified. A UTLX tank car rolls by the lights of t... (more)
A duo of SD's and two Geeps (each end) idle at Rigby Yard on a nice, warm afternoon.
A quiet moment! This photo doesn't need much in way of explanation, it was made during a lull in activity and enabled me to capture this view. It shows A4's Sir Nigel Gresley and Dwight D Eisenhow... (more)
77 years and still doing it's job
The days get shorter and the nights are colder, Jack Frost leaves his mark on this switch lock in the morning sun.
The National Railway Museum's replica of Stephenson's Rocket
A westbound is stopped on main 1 awaiting the arrival of an eastbound that is lined through main 2 with a "Medium Clear" indication. A sunrise scene performed many times on the old Nickel Plate.
After 63 years of millions of tons of freight and the constant temperature changes, (as the ice crystals form on the rail) I suppose a little wear would be expected on these rails.