No Longer Worth Stopping. While Lawrence was once a large industrial center, its glory days are long gone and today the city no longer even merits an Amtrak stop, evidenced by Bosto... (more)
Post-Apocalyptic? The decaying remains of the Boston & Maine's primary backshop may look like something from a war zone, but in fact the building is just a victim of neglect and the... (more)
Crossing over Moat Brook, Extra 573 treats the caboose passengers to a view of the Mount Washington Valley on the way to Conway.
Hangar Queen. Sitting the exact same spot she was in when I visited a year earlier, this old B&O veteran can't be working too hard in her retirement.
Jumping The Gap. Leaving New York's Capitol District in a hurry, a westbound CSX stack train leaps over the outfall from the Watervliet Reservoir on a warm July morning.
Racing The Setting Sun. After losing time getting stuck behind the Q633 at Rotterdam Junction, Q393 makes up lost time hustling west along the Mohawk River. Even with open railroad... (more)
On The Night Shift. The station agent at Ashland assumes the iconic pose preparing to hand up orders to a passing train. A night scene from the 2010 White Mountains Railfest. L... (more)
Interloper. The Strasburg's lone EMD locomotive slumbers outside the shop. A few years prior to this photo, I shot this same engine in Bellefonte in the bright green paint scheme o... (more)
Different Eras Meet. Although December is definitely not beach weather in New England, I nonetheless visited Niantic Beach to record 2002-built Acela Express rolling across the 1907... (more)
Quintessential Amish Country. One Lancaster County icon passes another as SRC 475 returns to Strasburg from Leaman Place. The cemetary adjacent to Carpenter's Crossing is said to b... (more)
Over The River And Through The Woods, literally. In the attraction's early years, the owners of Clark's Trading Post discovered a Howe Covered Truss bridge in Vermont. After being ... (more)
Half Covered Wagon, Half RDC. New Haven's five-unit Roger Williams trainset was built by Budd. The three center units were essentially off-the-shelf RDCs, but the two end un... (more)
Great Northern on the Boston & Maine. A former Great Northern GP9, now privately owned and spending her retirement on the former Boston & Maine, leads an excursion as part of the more)