"Meet me in Las Vegas"
An eastbound manifest meets a westbound container train in downtown Las Vegas on a 100 degree plus day in June.
Three members of the UP 4014 crew keep careful watch as the 4-8-8-4 negotiates the West Colton departure switches. The consist is lined for the balloon track ahead where it would enter 20 or so f... (more)
Well hidden near a grain elevator at Galt, Illinois, are the remains of Grand Trunk Western 0-8-0 8305, which last saw service as Northwestern Steel & Wire 05 in nearby Sterling. Her future is un... (more)
The end result of a train vs. truck at a grade crossing from the summer of 2013. The locomotives fate is yet to be determined. Everybody walked away from the incident.
Norfolk Southern's "Pennsylvania" Heritage Unit no. 8102 made a trip from Beaumont, Texas to the oil loading facility at Swan Ranch near Cheyenne, Wyoming. After dropping off their train so it can... (more)
The new face of the MBTA, sporting the new paint scheme as decided by the people of Massachusetts. Number 2001, the MPI/GE built HSP46, was out for clearance testing on the Fitchburg line. As soon... (more)
Altoona's Juniata Shops continue to experiment with new locomotive designs. Their newest project is the this Compressed Natural Gas Mother Slug Set. NS 799 has been designated as the CNG Tender fo... (more)
A former Grainbelt covered hopper damaged in a derailment several years ago now serves as an overhead feed bin on a farm West of Ringwood, OK. A closer inspection of what seems to be an otherwis... (more)
Twelve first generation TGV engines are just junk and soon-to-be scrap metal as they are hauled from Le Mans to the Sotteville shops where their usable parts will be re... (more)
The Stump Dodger in its element. Because of the extensive gold dredging along the Powder River in the early 1900s, much of the 5-mile right of way of the current Sumpter Valley Railroad is ... (more)
Bang your head The lite power of today’s Z390 is almost at the rear of its own train where the conductor is busy gathering his thoughts for the next move as he patiently waits for the engin... (more)
Not just old junk. Lots to see. CNW 401 of course stands out somehow, didn't make it to Spencer though....
Another Tatoo Train in Potrerillos wall: Spectacular trip between Potrerillos and Montandon metric gauge line, in Diego de Almagro city (North of Chile). Already ending the day, FERRONOR su... (more)
This photo I've made from the roof of one of the dwelling houses of Hanoi. I've asked the owner whether I can lift for the last floor and he let me in. Later I've been sitting on the roof waiting ... (more)
As the sun breaks over the top of the surrounding peaks in Cabazon, UP 8825 leads a 17 car long officer special west across the Yuma Subdivision on an early, March morning.