An eastbound manifest led by Union Pacific SD70AH No. 8942 eases down the grade on Main 1 between Buford and Sherman Summit, Wyoming on November 28, 2015.
I had never seen before an ambulance on rails! There is even the word "ambulance painted in reverse writing on the front, to be viewed in the rearview mirror by preceding vehicles, for askin... (more)
Burlington Northern “Expediter” intermodal No. 41 is about to clatter across the Chicago Central diamonds at East Dubuque, Illinois, on March 10, 1991. This very unique track arrangement is at the... (more)
No less than 25 units and two slugs can be seen in this view from the Mercer Street bridge in Bluefield, WV in 1984. Today this scene might include two or three units, if that many. This shot look... (more)
The Santa Cruz Rail Tours custom motorcar named Daisy crosses the Capitola trestle in the early evening bathed in the warm glow of the setting sun. Daisy is returning from Aptos after being invite... (more)
Just a few minutes before the taking of this photo, I was looking out upon the yards and beautiful mountains of Roanoke from a nice Vantage point for viewing both, and I couldn't help but notice t... (more)
Four Disparate LocomotivesFollowing the closing on Sunday, May 1st, 2016, of Fullerton, California's, annual Railroad Days celebration, the four mainline display pieces were coupled... (more)
Four LTV F9's await the scrappers torch after derailing in January of 1997. The runaway train claimed units 4212, 4213, 4220, and 4221. The crew was injured but survived.
The anti fossil fuel crowd held a protest in Albany on Saturday May 14th. The railroad fenced off the yard and secured sensitive areas and under a heavy police presence, the protesters were allowe... (more)
Shortly after sunrise on January 30, 1966, here comes Rio Grande’s famous Ski Train, just past Rocky siding and ready to dig into the 2 percent grade that begins at Little Ten Curve. In the next f... (more)
Burn, Baby, Burn! BNSF 7903 blew its turbo during its eastbound trip on the Z LACCHI7 20L (high priority intermodal from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL). Kingman Fire Department met up with... (more)
Everything looks to be staged and ready to go for the next shift but today all is quiet on this early Sunday morning at Gerdau Ameristeel, formerly Newport Steel, where they recycle construction d... (more)
First double cabin GE ALCo ready tu run. It was tested with freight trains from Buenos Aires to Rosario over FC Belgrano sud line ( CGBA). Photo digitally restored by Goldemberg.
At dusk, some of MNNR's finest 4 axle switcher power assembles at their shops in the Twin Cities.
The Aurora Borealis! For years I've waited to see it, spending hours on "Aurora tracking" websites in hopes of there being an Aurora storm at the right time and with clear skies. Finally, o... (more)