Every photo is supposed to have a story that goes with it, and this one is about an everyday event that didn't quite unfold as it normally does. // One warm summer evening, BNSF's daily garbage... (more)
Interstate 8105, Norfolk Southern's seventh heritage unit, rests outside the paint shop in Chattanooga. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corporation. For more information, visit ... (more)
A loaded CN coal train passes an empty CP grain train in the narrow confines of Black Canyon. At this location, the Thompson River twists through an oxbow so tight that the only routing option av... (more)
The dense, cold fog still hangs on through most of the morning in Pittsburgh, including here in West Park. Oddly enough, at just a mile or so south there was nothing but blue skies and full sun. ... (more)
UP 1989, DRGW Heritage Unit officially unveiled during a ceremony for the the Denver Service Unit at the Superintendent's Office in Denver Colorado.
K-36 #487 brings a tripple header around Windy point, heading to Cumbres, during the peak fall color season. Will we ever see this again?
Firefighters, railroad workers, police, and a couple photographers at the site of a head on collision between Soo trains 909-910 about 1 mile east of Gilchrist. 910 was supposed to take siding at ... (more)
ex C&NW GE C44-9W was involved in a fatal accident in Clinto Iowa. Two veteran railroaders lost their lives as a result of their locomotive running into the rear of another train.
Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal, train no. 50, arrives for a flagstop at Thurmond, West Virginia, in the heart of the New River Gorge.
Without the mail contract, the metropolitan became a skinny train with lots of horsepower. The E unit provides steam heat. Click He... (more)
The sun popped out for all of ten minutes that day.
Challenger 3895 on right; Honeywell Pentax H1a; Kodachrome
UP's BRAND NEW C&NW Heritage SD70ACe sits in the sun at Proviso minutes after being untarped.
Big Boy 4017 is being looked over by two enthusiastic fans at the National Railroad Museum.
CN locomotive 2661 signaled the start of a mock collision staged at a crossing in Winnipeg, Manitoba on April 28. The scenario took place on the first day of Operation Lifesaver Rail Safety Awaren... (more)