Independence Day crowds fill the classic DL&W waiting room.
Its amazing how easily they break when tightened.
Day slowly turns into night as the three-track C&O cantilever stands guard over the W.E. of Vauces center siding outside of Chillicothe. As CSX's modernization of the C&O continues to progress up ... (more)
Decades after they last traveled the rails these stock cars are still at work in the cattle industry, providing some shelter on a farm within site of the Moffat Road which skirts the flatirons in ... (more)
A full moon, obscured by a layer of river fog gently silhouettes the West absolute signal at Pence Springs. A 10 second exposure @ f4.0, ISO 200
The sun is about to rise as a southbound UP train passes underneath the signal bridge at the north end of Oakridge,OR on 12/8/06.
As day turns to night, the CPLs at Willowtown shine bright.
Miller Tower was in its final days when CSX Operator Paul Swain was "highballing" a westbound freight on the evening of July 22, 2000. I shall be forever grateful for the hospitality Paul and oth... (more)
Let's hope the sun doesn't set on these classic D.W. Brosnan-era Southern signal bridges for a while.
The ornamental stonework over the main entrance to the B&O passenger station in Grafton, WV spoke of grander times on May 5, 1978.
The B&O lines radiating out of Grafton, WV always seemed to offer up some interesting cabooses. On May 20, 1979, I happened upon I-5 caboose C-1906 on a coal train at Gassaway, WV. Obviously nea... (more)
Riffe at rest under an angry sky. An 8 second exposure @ f4.0, ISO 200
B&O I-12 "Wagon Top" caboose C2436, freshly painted into the Chessie System scheme, rests between runs in the B&O yard at Cumberland, MD on Nov. 1, 1975.
The mast signal at Doswell, VA was displaying a clear aspect for a southbound freight on No. 3 Track on July 5, 2003 as the moon rose in the west.
The Intermediate at Riffe comes alive to lead the way for an Eastbound train. A 40 second exposure @ f2.8, ISO 1600