Never the same from one day to the next, Santa Fe’s Fast Mail Express, train 7 and its eastbound counterpart, train 8, were obliged by contract to carry all the mail the U.S Post Office presented ... (more)
On September 29th, a day before the last day on Clark's Gap, myself and several friends climbed the hill to witness the last loaded coal train climb the 2.2% grade at Garwood. The wait was longer ... (more)
The Super Moon Eclipse begins to rise over the Colorado Plateau as a heavy Los Angeles Harbor bound stack train slowly climbs the 1.5% grade at Angell.
Norfolk Southern train M1R soars high above the town of Nicholson, Pennsylvania, as it crosses the 100-year old Tunkhannock Viaduct. On the second day of NS operations along the former Canadian P... (more)
On the 10th of January 2012, a train dumps a load of molten slag at the Beitai Steel Works in NE China. The site was first visited by foreign steam photographers in 2002. Since that time the manag... (more)
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr negotiates the confines of Ruby Canyon as it nears the Utah border on a captivating August afternoon in the breathtaking American west. When I walked up to the... (more)
A strong afternoon thunderstorm moves towards Eastern Montana . There is little doubt the fishermen along the Missouri River are getting wet...
Meanwhile the sun has re-appeared over Mullan Pas... (more)
Another sampling of a 10-day sojourn into the wilds of northern Quebec and Côté-Nord on some of North America's most disconnected rail routes... This shot required a 7-mile hike that was complimen... (more)
A collection of characters waits by the main, as a typical WW&F Ry freight rolls past Head Tide Tank and onto points south. Actually it's the last set-up of the day during the museum's "Annual Pic... (more)
An SY engine drags a long rake of empty coal wagons into the township of Wujiu on the 9th of December 2012. The first steam photographer to visit this isolated location in the far north east of Ch... (more)
The Malad Local rambles along the old pond at Watery Lane in Brigham City on May 9, 1995.
Norfolk Southern's "Honoring First Responders" unit, SD60E number 9-1-1, and Operation Lifesaver SD40-2 number 3501 passes through Natural Tunnel near Duffield, Virginia. The tunnel was ... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal train rolls along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon, as the Northern Lights dance overhead. This is on Montana Rail Link's 2nd Subdivision between Toston and Lombard, Mont... (more)
Skirting a quick-moving morning rainstorm, an eastbound BNSF coal train passes through the late spring green-covered Badlands of North Dakota at Sully Springs on June 20, 2015.