I believe this is a Northern California Railroad Club special from San Francisco to Monterey stopping to pickup passengers at the classic mission revival Burlingame station. Two months later 4460... (more)
A pretty conventional wedgie of a train in the snow. Perhaps it is the in your face contrast of the big bright engine nose against the gray background that appeals to me. And it IS BCRail, one o... (more)
SP 2472 splits the oft photographed semaphores at Sunol shortly after sunrise on a cool spring morning.
I was dithering trying to figure how best to take advantage of the dying light, and Joel said "forget the train, look at the SKY".
The Ferrocarril Electrico al Pacifico was an electrified 42 inch gauge line that ran from the capital of San Jose to the Pacific port of Puntarenas. At San Jose it connected with the steam/diesel... (more)
The D&S Valentine's Special was run the day before Valentine's Day since the Winter Photographers Special was scheduled for Sunday. Judging from the number of red cars, the proportion of passenge... (more)
Eastbound at Verdi, Nevada. I like this spot because the signals between the two tracks clearly show the left handed operation.
A Central American Rail Tours charter heads south on the Fegua (ex-IRCA) Pacific Division from Tecun Uman on the Mexican border to Escuintla. Interestingly, the timetable direction was north, dri... (more)
The D&S Winter Photographers Special backed into the canyon from Rockwood in order to provide new photo opportunities such as this southbound shot at High Bridge in morning light. This year's vers... (more)
I'm posting this in the hopes that Mother Nature will see it and it will remind her that Whistler could use some more snow. After detraining a bunch of skiers from Vancouver who didn't want to fi... (more)
A southbound train nears the summit of Jingpeng Pass.
On a frigid winter morning a train of empty ore cars heads up the hill and through Tunnel One for the mines around Copper Flat, where they will be loaded back to the mill at McGill. Or at least t... (more)
A Pete Lerro charter.
Farrail Tours recreated the days of the Deutsche Reichsbahn on the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen, and the engineer and fireman sport DR uniforms as they wait for orders at Magdesprung.