"Relics of the Past"
An old Wabash searchlight signal that used to protect the N&W/WAB and IC diamond just north of Strawn, IL, stands dark. This trackage is now part of the Bloomer L... (more)
"Down the Middle"
The AM rush is just starting to warm up on a cold morning in late March. I'm looking west towards Terminal Tower standing between tracks 7 and 8. Termin... (more)
"A Ride to Remember"
Our round trip to Seward, AK aboard the Aurora was truly a ride to remember. No finer place to be at the moment then on the observation deck of a fancy moder... (more)
During the CN Family Day at Taschereau Yard, an CN crane pull up the car CNIS 623189 in the air for a demonstration.
Another day of railfanning comes to an end.
An SCL Trainman recharges before the next call.
At the CN's Family Day at Taschereau Yard in Montreal PQ, the engineering department was showing a rail exothermic welding demonstration. Thermite welding is widely used to weld railway rails. The... (more)
We are at GI Tower (closed June 1968) looking northeast along the NYC's mainline from Louisville to Colombus, Indiana. This area would be completely unrecognizable today. Any sign that the railroa... (more)
This is the north approach to the Big Four Bridge which spans the Ohio River between Jeffersonville, IN and Louisville, KY. The photo was taken looking south along Mulberry Street in Jeffersonvill... (more)
Southern Railway searchlights are on their last stand here at Delaplain, just north of Georgetown, KY on the 1st District of the CNO&TP. With the blue hour coming to an end, nightfall is eminent a... (more)
An old Alaska Railroad logo fights through the heavy rust on the side of an old coal hopper.
Looking south off the observation deck of the Aurora as the landscape zips by. We are doing about 60mph on some of the smoothest stickrail I've ever ridd... (more)
The Interior of one of Alaska's finest passenger cars. Fellow RailPictures contributor Steven Welch hams it up for the photo.
The approach signals east of Columbia on the NS Port Road stand as silent beacons in the night sky. Usually heavily used under the cover of darkness, they won't be seeing any traffic this night. A... (more)
The Alaska Railroad herald on the rear of the Aurora keeps watch over the tracks as they pass by below.