Without the mail contract, the metropolitan became a skinny train with lots of horsepower. The E unit provides steam heat. Click He... (more)
Challenger 3895 on right; Honeywell Pentax H1a; Kodachrome
Brakeshoes smoking, limestone loads descend the 4% grade on the lower loop crossing of US 50 near Maysville.
The sun popped out for all of ten minutes that day.
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.
Ex UP 618 crosses Casperville Rd. in a scene out of the past.
Former DMR, BN, NS, SP, UP, CNW, and WC units are all visible here, among all the other unknown shortlines.
Eastbound NS loaded coal train 730 eases through the tight confines of Natural Tunnel at 15mph as it drops down one of the steeper grades on the Appalachia District. Several park visitors can be s... (more)
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)
About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I took this photo withen about 5 minutes of the train stopping. I ran to the front expecting ... (more)
KCS 1 leads the I-LRAT through Kudzu Valley. What a sight to see F units pulling an intermodal train. She sure is a beauty.
CP Rails Holiday Train drifts past a crowd of admirers at picturesque Westport on the D&H. Falling snow completes this holiday scene shot at 20:15.
Wisconsin & Southern's Janesville-to-Chicago freight meets the business train at Spring Grove, IL. Photo taken with permission.
Normally a coal train that is hauling only lumber cars. A large tree branch is wedged on the plow and it is blowing snow around.
Norfolk and Western 8103, Norfolk Southern's fifth Heritage locomotive, rests in the sun outside the paint shop in Altoona. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corporation. For more... (more)