As the sun rises in the east, Amtrak's Winter Park Express races west out of Leyden Siding towards the Winter Park Ski Resort on January 7th, 2017 with the Phase I heritage unit #156 leading the t... (more)
The first Surfliner of the day, Train 768 Southbound to Los Angeles, heads into a January sunrise.
In Tehachapi Pass on a very hot day, long train of BNSF railway going down the slope of Bealville, CA. They can be observed both ends of the train.
BNSF northbound coal train, passing over the closed Washington Ave by elevated line of TRRA Merchants District, under the Eads Bridge after crossing the tunnels in front of the Gateway Arch, all t... (more)
In Broad Pass, Alaska on December 22 I wouldn't say there are a lot of possibilities for train photos. With the limited daylight hours let alone sunshine not to mention the scarcity of trains, it ... (more)
“Force Majeure” ~ Hartline, Washington: before breakfast-o’clock in the midst of temperatures tumbling into inhumane depths; when one can scarcely feel his digits ditch lights reach into the darkn... (more)
For my 6000th contribution on Railpictures.net, I choosed this photo from the last summer: Sunset behind the Rhine viaduct of Eglisau. A freight train from the Limmattal shunting yard (RBL) to Sch... (more)
With an impressive sparks rain an unidentified 2-8-2 JS steamlocomotive is tackling the grade out of the pit at Sandaoling with a load of coal.
Twilight in Sheepscot. Having tied on to the string of coaches, #9's Engineman James Patten has a quick conference with Conductor Jonathan St. Mary, prior to moving back to the north switch... (more)
Doubleheaded QJ 2-10-2's cross the JiTong line's iconic Simingyi viaduct. This perspective on the bridge shows off the marvelous civil engineering of this relatively new line.
After taking the first cut of loaded coal hoppers to a siding near Mount Hope, a pair of run-through CSX motors return light to Pax to pick up another loaded of coal on R.J. Corman's Loup Creek Br... (more)
An Ever-Changing Scene--As the Sun Sets The Juniata Locomotive Shop is a never-ending source of interest. On each visit, the details are always a little different. Different locomot... (more)
It's Getting Cold Up HereThe first thick blanket of snow has fallen on the Altoona area, and NS is as busy as ever with extra intermodal traffic ahead of the holidays. This place ne... (more)
The 0-4-0+0-4-0T Mallet steam locomotive #440.008 is seen with a mixed freight and passenger train at the "Devil's Gate" near Sheregeni in Eritrea. This scenic narrow gauge railroad betw... (more)
Chasing the Santa Train in the first snowfall of the season in Central Pennsylvania.