A very spectacular sight, 4449 steams upgrade over the Flathead's middle fork on a beautiful summer day.
A Union Pacific manifest freight from Roseville to Portland Terminal heads north through Oregon's Willamette Valley under golden cloudy skies.
The intent on that... (more)
Early on a late summer morning, the dark desert horizon begins to lighten with the approach of daylight. Full sun is still 30 minutes away, and there hasn't been a train in hours. I'm hopeful UP w... (more)
Another great winter photo shoot on the Nevada Northern. A big thanks to Mark Bassett and his crew of people who work so hard to make these events possible. They enjoy what they do and take grea... (more)
A local with GP38-2 #5107 at the head rolls through the pouring rain towards Richfield
Triple Crown & Snow Extra! .. actually Its the first revenue train westbound near Irwin @ MP 330.5 With 22+ inches of heavy wet snow for the westbound RoadRailer to plow...unfortunately... (more)
Western Maryland 734 navigates the Narrows during sunrise on a frigidly cold Sunday morning.
This photo is dedicated to the memory of Roger Rassche, fellow railfan, photographer and modeler, who passed the next day after this image was taken.
You're in a better place now Roger, but a l... (more)
A Trona bound coal train rolls through Saltdale on Union Pacific's Lone Pine Branch shortly before beginning the climb for the last 20 miles to Searles, and the junction with the Trona Railway.
In memory of WMSR conductor Richard Markle, who was called home on January 4th, 2010. The WMSR won't be the same without him. (Thanks to Paolo Roffo for the information and the text.)
PS: M... (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...
Lost in a desert mountain of stone and dust
With this picture, I would like to wish a Merry Christmas to all !!! Particularly to the RPN team, and to Markus Fischer my friend and team ... (more)
An eastbound Keystone tries to outrun its own wake as it flies through Princeton Junction.
The railroad keeps moving even in the worst of weather. A large blizzard has just finally passed the area after dumping over a foot of snow the night before. Two Soo Line GP38-2s bring the local b... (more)
Let it Snow! An early December snowfall blankets Helmstetters Curve.