The Old Depot. Having completed her station stop, the Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited highballs Framingham, with only 21 miles remaining on her 1017-mile run from Ch... (more)
Homeward Bound. On a warm spring afternoon, a trainload of commuters leaves Boston in their wake en route to Lowell.
Extra 4266 East. Although 4266 is a Boston & Maine unit, she looks right at home here on Maine Central rails, approaching the former Glen & Jackson depot. 4266 is returning from Ba... (more)
To The Canyon! Although GCRY 4960 will be making plenty of photo stops on her way to the South Rim, she's certainly wasting no time here as she hustles north through the desert just... (more)
Winter In New England. MBTA pushes inbound through downtown Ashland, en route from Worcester to Boston's South Station. Winter has finally made an appearance here in the Boston met... (more)
After Dinner. When she treated me to a birthday dinner on the Newport Dinner Train, my wife warned me in no uncertain terms that inquiring about a photo runby would be in poor taste... (more)
The Gathering. Amtrak motors congregate at Chicago's 18th Street shop, where the mighty Pennsylvania Railroad once serviced its passenger power. The nearest unit wears an advertisi... (more)
Where The Deer And The Antelope Play. GCRY 4960 rolls south through the wide open spaces of northern Arizona, where deer and antelope often run alongside and even in front of the tr... (more)
The Dinkies. Three Metra gallery cars sit in the Milwaukee Road side of Union Station. Amtrak's territorial photography policy, so evident just a few yards away on the PRR side, se... (more)
Rollin' Shoving her train south toward the run-around siding at Deep River Landing, VALE 40 "speeds" past one of several boatyards along the Valley's route.
Time To Go. Its getting close to 9:00pm, and the P&W has completed to round trips from Woonsocket depot filled with kids (and their parents) enjoying a reading of The Polar Expre... (more)
The New Girl. Chinese-built 2-8-2 #3025, newly restored after being caught in an engine house fire in Pennsylvania, sits on the point of her second revenue train in Connecticut, awa... (more)
Saratoga Nights. After a round trip to North Creek, the S&NC sits out in the chilly night while the passengers mingle inside the station. Unfortunately, its a little late to head d... (more)
Retro Style. The southbound Adirondack flies over the Hudson en route to Saratoga Springs, Albany-Rensselaer, and New York. The lead motor and dome car are decked out in the... (more)
The Old And The New. Borrowed Arizona Eastern E8 #6070 sits on the station track at Saratoga Springs, resplendent in obviously SP-inspired colors. Meanwhile, Amtrak's Ethan Alle... (more)