Over two hours of dodging clouds finally produced a sunlit meet between the upbound Duquesne Incline and an eastbound CSX freight. Note the difference between the colors of the Monongahela and All... (more)
These 7 BNSF engines sure have a way of brightening up a winter landscape. This train is departing the bowels of Glenwood Canyon and making way for Denver.
CN locomotive 2661 signaled the start of a mock collision staged at a crossing in Winnipeg, Manitoba on April 28. The scenario took place on the first day of Operation Lifesaver Rail Safety Awaren... (more)
Truck was Stuck due to Landing Gear caught on Crossing
ex C&NW GE C44-9W was involved in a fatal accident in Clinto Iowa. Two veteran railroaders lost their lives as a result of their locomotive running into the rear of another train.
Can see bridge support leaning about 30 degrees +. CSXT locomotive hangs by a thread as only rails support loaded Centerflow. Notice bravest guys I've seen working under car only supported by rai... (more)
Dangling ditch light and all, CSXT local B957 churns up 10 loads to 7th Street in downtown Hudson after a heavy wet snow fall the last day of the year. Three big brute SD40-2s is a rare sight eve... (more)
A meet of epic proportions! BNSF 5427 meets UP 844 and SP 4449 with the steam spectacular. And yes, the rumors are true, I did use a step ladder to take this picture. Almost got blown over in th... (more)
Night photo shoot for the Soo Line Historical Society Convention. Lighting by Steve Barry.
Every photo is supposed to have a story that goes with it, and this one is about an everyday event that didn't quite unfold as it normally does. // One warm summer evening, BNSF's daily garbage... (more)
It is 6:44 am, the valley is still in the early morning shadow, the sky shows some remnants of the night - and smoke coming from wildfires in the area. Everything is quiet but for some cars... (more)
Stormy weather and busy traffic in the Tehachapi mountains
It's often tough to get good pix while on a family vacation, but the Izaak Walton Inn perhaps offers an exception. Here between Red Bus tours and lake boat rides I found time for a morning trip o... (more)
Full Moon Baretables. As the full moon rises in the east a westbound baretable train races west on the Seligman Subdivision after the sun which has just set a few minutes earlier.
An SY crosses a bridge above a busy street and market as it arrives at Ganshui to collect a train of empties for Qingqihai on the Datong coal railway.