Train AM-1, with 74 cars and interleaved C420's and RS11's, passes the New Jersey Zinc Company's west plant in Palmerton. The zinc company was by far the largest employer in Palmerton, but the by-... (more)
Upon exiting the Feather River, UP's Canyon Sub runs on the hillsides above the Central Valley on it's decent into Oroville. Here, a BNSF baretable from Portland OR to Stockton CA drifts downgrad... (more)
I started devouring Lucius Beebe books in the 1950's. I saw his "Burning of Rome" smoke plumes and thought that was how steam locomotives always looked. Boy, did I ever want to see that! Flash for... (more)
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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.
Dust and exhaust from a loaded BNSF coal train mix with an already hazy atmosphere as the sun sets over western North Dakota.
Heavy storms in the Midwest has resulted in significant delays to Amtrak California Zephyr trains No. 5 and 6 in the past week. Here, a near on-time eastbound No. 6 sits alongside a very tardy wes... (more)
VIA train No. 2, The Canadian, rounds the curve at Swan Landing in late afternoon light with Brule Lake in the background. The train has just exited Jasper National Park and will make a station st... (more)
After enjoying a wonderful dinner with close friends at The Capital Grille, we headed straight for the Metra station at La Fox along Union Pacific's Geneva Subdivision. Storms kept moving in from ... (more)
Operating on the original Rio Grande mainline through a trackage rights agreement with Union Pacific, a pair of clean BNSF GE's bring up the rear of a Denver-bound manifest, as it descends Price R... (more)
The war is over and the troops are gradually coming home. Here a couple are re-united on platform 10 at London's smoky Liverpool Street station. Other soldiers wait, siting beside or on their kitb... (more)
MRL's 840 local passes a local church near Winston Hill, Montana.
A NS Plan V "Apekop" ("ape head") is crossing the IJssel just before arriving at Deventer.
MRL's Gas local passes through the Clark Fork Valley at Eddy, as spectacular storm light graces the area.
A Virginia sunset provides the backdrop for the N&W 611 coming into Lynchburg, VA.