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)
Tatyana and the brakemen from the SPO-EVE engage in idle chit-chat about how they like to spend the last days of summer as the rest of the crew waits for the dispatcher to give them the switch. I'... (more)
While waiting for a photo of Amtrak 799, I was pleasantly surprised to catch a southbound UP freight. Ironically, in the summer months when the sun is right for this shot, morning fog is very com... (more)
Patience pays off here overlooking Main St. in West Brownsville as after watching a trio of NS coal trains go down the street past me, the desired CSX train appears at 03:35, completely dominating... (more)
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)
At approximately 4AM, the Chesapeake and Albermarle rock job was northbound with approximately 40 empties. When it approached the open bascule draw span over the Intercoastal Waterway, the train ... (more)
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)
Tank train crashed into a train with lots of new Porsche and Audi cars.
A 14-minute time exposure overlooking the loop about an hour after sunset - a BNSF stack train starts at Rowen in upper right, proceeds through Woodford siding, through loop tunnel at center-right... (more)
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)
Blizzard conditions & near zero visibility this morning as D&H 252 dashes through snow drifts near the Canada/U.S border. Thanks to my reliable "oil burner" Ford F350...
Not the way to start a rainy day! Night shift has left day shift a problem. Not much will move until 806 gets lifted out of the pit.
The mid-train "slaves" on this coal train kicked out after a slack run-in, resulting in a quite a pile up in 1968 on Southern's Appalachia Division.
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)