When one considers the huge amount of American type steam locomotives that once worked the rails of this country it is kind of sad how few survived. They mostly reached retirement age at a time wh... (more)
A extremely brief moment of sun pops through on a very cloudy day, lighting up the nose (yep they ran long hood forward) of a Southern GP30 on display at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Musuem.
A Bedford Park to Jacksonville train stops at Kayne Avenue Tower in downtown Nashville with Union Station in the background.
A former B&LE F7 sits at the end of a string of equipment awaiting restoration at the Tennessee Central Railway Musuem in Nashville.
Built by the Louisville & Nashville to serve as the main train station in downtown Nashville, this beautiful old terminal is now an upscale hotel. The train shed and station tacks are gone althoug... (more)
The Fresno Switcher heads back into Calwa Yard.
A grainer moves slowly around the balloon track at Pacific Ethanol in Trigo, CA as storm clouds work their way in.
Trains run on crappy days too - the saying always goes. Here a Roseville heads through South Merced under a heavy cloud layer, approaching a rural crossing with cross buck protection only.
Nothing like a super clean lead and a perfectly angled sun to make a truly dull grade crossing wedgie look kind of special.
A grain train to Nuwest Milling in nearby Hughson CA crosses the Merced River with nine locomotives up front (didn't get them all in the frame).
The Lodi Local heads back to Stockton as it passes some wildflowers along the ROW at Cherryland. The railroad, knowing that the city was full of railfans for Winterrail, rolled out their GP18 inst... (more)
A Rail Power genset sits on the loop track at Bravo Farms in Traver, CA.
The Goshen job runs light along an industrial park as it heads back to its cut of cars to pick up some more deliveries.
A rack repo to San Jose, Texas is lead by a visiting Ferromex unit as it travels over the iconic Santa Ana River Viaduct in Riverside, CA.
A 91-Line train heads down the Los Angeles River at 4th Street, with the 1st Street Bridge in the background and the BNSF 1st Street Yard to the left.