Broken metal... If you could walk the 150 miles of the Lac-Saint-Jean subdivision, you would probably find hundreds of broken knuckles. With heavy grades and sharp curves, a broken t... (more)
A Cabin stands valiantly in the early morning sun as the fog begins to lift at Alleghany.
The switch job that works the grain mill in Newton uses a caboose to protect reverse movements. Here they negotiate the yard before heading to the mill on the main.
A westbound SP vehicle train with a new caboose passes a slide fence at Floriston.
Keeping ’em rolling: Progress Rail Services, a Caterpillar Company, has a busy car rebuilding facility in Amarillo, Texas. Here, two workers inspect the center ring of a truck bolster during a tan... (more)
The huge (7500 m2) new concourse at King's Cross station, designed by John McAslan and Partners, sits between King's Cross and the recently renovated St Pancras station next door. It was opened fo... (more)
A westbound UP manifest crosses over from Main 2 to Main 1 at Tower 55 and heads for Centennial Yard. On the rear are unfinished tankcars built at a Trinity Industries plant and headed for its Sag... (more)
Classic, original Boston & Maine semaphore blades and a once-commonplace B&M telephone box wait out the nighttime hours on the banks of the Winnipesaukee River in Tilton, N.H., with the sleepy lit... (more)
At it's most basic level, railroads exist to move a product from one location to another. At each end there is oft-overlooked interaction with all the men and women whose jobs are supported by fre... (more)
The rolling wheel of a hopper car on an empty Union Pacific coal train as it rumbles through Cliff, Colorado, on February 15, 2008.
Twenty-minute exposure captures east- and westbound trains on the Loop under moonlight. Kodachrome 25 film.
SP's Oil Cans make their way through the tight 10-degree curve at Caliente.
The C&O Cantilever stands guard for another night in Hilldale, under a swirling Summer sky.
Nothing quite says California like one of Chico's classic stations amid the palms and jacaranda. The Santa Fe's Riverside station no longer serves train passengers. A new Metrolink station has bee... (more)