Working on Hell Gate. After donning my PPE and getting a job safety briefing, my intent was to photograph Amtrak trains crossing the historic Hell Gate Bridge - this, however, was the first to sho... (more)
Working up the Allegheny grade with 26 cars and no push, Mail 3 leans into the reverse curve between the 2455 signals and Bennington; one of 29 train movements in eight hours.
Silhouette of an American Workhorse: On an undoubtedly chilly November night, a tried and true EMD SD40-2 is on the point of a NB train, waiting for a signal at ICG, just outside of Dupo. O... (more)
DALE Junction WY Oct. 19 1977 -- Union Pacific SD40-2 3356 has just crossed Dale Creek Fill on its way west with a covered hopper train in tow.
GEXR 431 cruises by Kent st with a fairly large train in tow.
A late Atlanta to Augusta freight with standard cab leader allowed me to get some rare shots on the Georgia Road. The CSX Georgia Sub has since been downgraded to 25 mph lost approximately half o... (more)
The thunderous roar of two EMD 16-645E3's fills the cold Winter air as engineer RD Albrightson notches his two SD40-2's out to keep the 23 loads of charcoal, grain, oats and propane at the posted ... (more)
The CSLAZ passes through Afton Canyon, about 40 miles east of Barstow in the Mojave Desert. Behind the locomotives are 13 cars of live hogs bound for the Los Angeles area. Power is 3495-3430-917... (more)
UP 3492 East cruises through Afton Canyon, about 40 miles east of Barstow in the Mojave Desert.
The MEC 603 and 610 bring the RJED into the yard after traversing the Berkshires on a foggy day.
The MEC 610 and 603 just set off the RJED cars in the yard and maneuver to the ready track on a foggy afternoon.
BNSF 6737 at Bealville in 1998.
Set up on remote controls, NS (ex-N&W) 1626 pauses at the yard tower while switching Oakwood Yard as night falls in Detroit.
Yard crew works the Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal.
Railfan Heaven? Mojave 1998.