A Wisconsin Northern train rolls through a snow encrusted tree tunnel on its way south after switching industry in Chetek. This line is former Omaha (C&NW) and has seen a rebirth due to fracking s... (more)
Santa Fe Superfleet publicity special slowly makes its way through Blue Cut en route to a day of filming in Cajon Pass.
With a Bronco escort running two miles ahead, this two car UP local runs eastbound through the Feather River Canyon at dusk after just clearing through Pulga
Up and over! The FEC dispatcher has given a green light for the southbound intermodal hotshot train 107 as a Delta IV rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral at 8:59 pm. The dots at the top ... (more)
An eastbound BNSF coal train passes through Lombard, Montana, on the eve of September 11, 2011. Smoke from western wildfires enhances the colors of a pretty sunset over the Missouri River and Lomb... (more)
The California Zephyr eases to a stop on 3rd Street, ending its 2,525 mile journey as families await the arrival of loved ones, excited children and other bystanders watch the event, most of them ... (more)
SY 1396's making a "atomic bomb" on the mountain top. I've never seen a wonderful steam view like this. But the view has disappeared
Eastbound trailers at sunset.
Rio Grande #6001 Alco PA1+PB1+PA1 are in charge of the 'California Zephyr' at Grand Junction, Colorado. Both east and westbound were fueled and watered at facilities on either end of the depot p... (more)
Winter eruption. I've never seen a plume quite this dramatic. Needless to say, it was cold. A Pete Lerro charter.
Jackpot! A few elks and mountain sheep have found the jackpot: a stopped M347 between English and Henry House with a bunch of loaded grain cars on the headend.
Three GE's lead this Tacoma, WA to Omaha, NE stack train that is seen leaving the city of Boulder. The Valmont Power Plant can be seen in the background.
In the quietest moments of a winter storm, fire and ice converge in the tangled trackwork at Metra's busiest interlocking in the Chicagoland area.
Let off some steam! The Big Boy isn't the only steamer that can whip up a crowd. From my surprisingly secluded spot, I watched the masses race along 2-lane highway 2 to follow 4449 on her unique t... (more)