As viewed from a man made tunnel in the side of a hill, a loaded coal train steam up out of the pit at Sandaoling Coal Mine, North West China on January 16th 2012.
CFS 1828 out of Joffre Yard and is beginning the climb up the grade
Canadian National train No. 104 crosses Prairie Creek Bridge at Hinton, Alberta, on the morning of July 19, 2013.
A Portland-bound Q train approaches the western end of the Kootenai River Gorge just east of Crossport on a warm spring afternoon as the mountains to the east in Montana remain capped with snow fr... (more)
Two of SP's Daylight-painted diesels, SD45R 7399 and SD40E 7342, help the 4449 as it climbs to Bealville.
The daily CSX Hunts Point Market Local shoves east through the sidewalk of Sal's Scrap Metal just after splitting from the Northeast Corridor. This is one of 3 busy industries that the train must ... (more)
The sound of the Cheakamus River rushing through the canyon is the only thing that can be heard for miles, that is until a northbound CN pierces the silence as it climbs upgrade. Five locomotives ... (more)
C&TS winter photo charter operated by Historic Transportation Preservation, Inc. (Steam Specials)
Double traction steamtrain with the two former Deutsche Bahn "Pacific" coal fired two cylinder 01 202 (Association Pacific 01 202 in Lyss, Switzerland) and haevy fuel oil fired, three cylinder 01 ... (more)
Railfanning can be a solitary, misunderstood, and frustrating hobby. It can also be extremely rewarding with good companionship, wonderful scenery, and great photographic rewards. Those days that ... (more)
Running 7 hours late due to Winter Storm Octavia, the southbound Amtrak Crescent quickly gets back underway after stopping for a malfunctioning crossing in downtown Oakwood. Along with the ... (more)
A Santa Fe F passenger unit reduced to freight service pauses with a northbound at Bellville, Texas to swap crews just after 2:00 a.m. on July 19, 1971.
Duchess of Sutherland viewed from the nearby limestone pavement coasting southbound over the 24 arches of Batty Moss viaduct shortly before sunset
Viewing the forecast for the heavy overnight snow and blizzard conditions, I opted to head out to try and capture a shot that I've done a hundred times in daylight, but never at night. With steady... (more)
Snowy McEwen Sunrise. A mountain snow flurry that drifted in from the nearby Elkhorns continues to lightly dust the McEwen Yard, as the sun rises amid breaking clouds to the east. This sur... (more)