A day spent at Lakeside is often a day of lengthy pauses briefly punctuated by a passing train or maybe an off-roader. Only 4 trains had passed this day as the sun sank below the horizon, but a di... (more)
Norfolk & Western J-Class 4-8-4 No. 611 leads Sunday's Spencer, N.C., to Asheville, N.C., and return public excursion across the Southern Railway's famous Old Fort loops during the first hint of s... (more)
For my 4000th contribution on Railpictures, I hand-picked this onetime picture, shot on march 18th 2016 at 02.18 PM: We have a look down from the mountain, about 500 meter above the valley floor, ... (more)
While a Union Pacific manifest rolls by underneath, a BNSF grain peeks out of the Oregon Trunk's Columbia River crossing.
The power for the NS local K80 uncoupled from its train a couple miles to the east and runs to Lee's Crossroads to switch and run around its cars to head back sout... (more)
The morning sun has finally cleared the mountaintops to the east illuminating fog rising off the still waters of Frog Pond at Trout Creek, Montana, on September 25, 2008. A westbound BNSF manifest... (more)
An Alaska Railroad train passes through Denali National Park near Riley Creek.
BNSF freight moves at light speed through the Twin Cities at dusk
As darkness falls on Minneapolis, BNSF's Northtown yard is visible from above, with the tall buildings of downtown visible in the far distance. (Photographed with a Canon 6D from a helicopter ride... (more)
The extreme winter conditions have created the 'Abominable Pony' out of NS 8345. A crew member braves the horizontal snow to attend to one of the many switches that will need to be cleaned before... (more)
Meanwhile, at the back of the train...
After a long day on the main, Christopher Brang, a conductor for the Western Maryland Railway, takes a moment to finish up some paperwork before cal... (more)
"EL2" industrial electric DC locomotive with snowblower fighting with snow at "Bakal mines railroad" tracks in the "blue hour". "EL2" series manufactured in... (more)
A delight to the eyes emerges from the West Portal of State Line Tunnel at 02:03 in the form of CSXT 661 still wearing her as delivered paint scheme!
Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad is sending a Work Train out of Antonito, CO pulling a flanger and associated support cars to clear the line of snow after a long winter. Train is crossing Fer... (more)
A morning transit through the swampland south of Gorodyshhe.