The slogan says "We Will Deliver", well they sure delivered all right. They just didn't say when, where, and how they would deliver this brand new Nissan SUV.
Baldwin EM-1 Yellowstone 2-8-8-4 in Painesville, OH. My dad took this picture on the B&0 Fairport Harbor to Warren branch near the NKP crossing.
This line has was abandoned in the early 1980s ... (more)
This empty coal train is pulling out of the siding at Sully Spings. Over to Ryder will go the 8295 to meet the next coal train coming east. Track warrants issued this day were up in the 300's by 2... (more)
NS trail 921 displays a trio of new NS locomotives from JLS as they sit on the siding in Bethlehem, Pa awaiting their next assigned crew. They are enjoying the nice 1200am moonlight morning sky a... (more)
CP train 220 passes Marina Park as it leaves Thunder Bay. Trailing in the consist for 220 today is a new locomotive for Go Transit.
A Union Pacific coal train arcs through Big 10 Curve on the afternoon of June 9, 2013. In the foreground are two AC4400CWs being used as rear DPUs going through Eisele, Colorado. Directly below is... (more)
UP 5128 West, a long stack train headed for the West Coast, catches the intense reflection of sunset from one of the buildings in the Dallas skyline as it crosses the Trinity River Bridge.
37410 leads Pathfinder Tours’ 1Z37 “The Snowdonian” 06.00 Cardiff Central to Pwllheli railtour across Criccieth beach.
With three GEs on the point and two more bringing up the rear, all working hard to keep it's battle with gravity in check, a Roseville bound manifest negotiates the most famous portion of rail on ... (more)
Storage line of SD40 , SD40-2 , and C39-8 locomotives.
The evening of September 25th, the nightly PRWO derailed the cabless B unit in the upper Valley Falls yard. This morning the over the road/hi rail crane was making things right. Their getting thin... (more)
A power line-up. It's just after dawn on a cold morning in February, and the locomotives of the Nevada Northern Railway are getting ready for work. Pictured here are the four work horses t... (more)
Parisian high fashion (haute couture) on a race train. This is the new livery of the "V150" trainset prepared for the world rail speed record. V150 stands for 150 meters per second.
Ten new GE locomotives (five 1200-series EFVM BB40-9WM and five 200-series EFC 5800 HP ES58ACi) make their way from Erie to an East Coast port, where they will continue their journey by ship to Br... (more)
The Lake State Railway quietly unveiled its new corporate scheme on December 5, when a former CITX SD40-2 that the company purchased recently was rolled out in the modernized lightning stripe imag... (more)
Alliance's snow plow was wye'd and moved to the 600 tracks for special service work this week putting it in the sunlight. Normally its in the north shadow of the Diesel Shop stored for snow plow o... (more)
An Erie built workhorse spooks a pair of local Amish workhorses (you can see the other just to the left of the barn) residing at a local farm just outside of Dalton, WI. The pair of horses had be... (more)
The remains of 2 Amtrak F40s and a VIA unit sit in a junkyard near Ohio Central's Youngstown Yard. I just happened to be driving down 422 and glanced to the left and saw these at the top of a pile... (more)
A switching mishap where two trains tried to occupy a diamond at the same time is being cleaned up at Chicago and North Western’s Butler Yard at Butler, Wisconsin, in September 1983. C&NW EMD SD38... (more)
Taking the high line! Cass Scenic Railroad #5 pushes hard towards Whittaker as Shay #4 sits before heading on down to Cass. Photo taken at the upper switch back.
One of Metro North's inspection trains after Hurricane Sandy. Train crews looked for trees or any obstructions on the tracks, stopped when one was spotted and on board track workers armed with cha... (more)
Exhausts stand tall as three GP38s push, at full throttle, behind the hack of an eastbound coal train.
No. 4174 and a car nearly have a cornfield meet. Fortunately the car stopped before the train crossed. Train is an empty stone train on its way to a lime plant near Pleasant Gap.
CN 2548 and CN 5534 (too bad it wasn't leading instead!) lead C770's train east into some beautiful morning light. The train consists of a brand new NOKL coal set... and a few old CN cars.
Southern's aluminum articulated coal hopper, no. 100--a one of a kind experiment.
Q353 is in the middle of a parade of westbounds who had to wait for 2 eastbounds to clear J&L Tunnel which was having signal problems and all trains had to stop and proceed to get through. Dark s... (more)
Many Parisian symbols around the world rail speed record trainset: the Seine River, a "Bateau Mouche" (touristic boat), the Eiffel Tower, the original Statue of Liberty (it served as a model for t... (more)
This view of Norfolk Southern's Andrews Yard in Columbia actually shows two CSX coal trains. The empty led by three wide noses is moving around the parked loaded train. We're approaching the airpo... (more)
The number 7 subway escapes Manhattan with a load of commuters leaving the Empire State, the Chrysler and the Citibank buildings behind.
2 shiny EMD demos idle outside of the roundhouse at Calumet Yard awaiting their "test drive" on the NS. Note the brand new EMD logos and number boards replacing the original GM ones.
A worker looks over the 8 cars that are derailed on one of the hump lead in Buckeye Yard, 5 cars are visible, 3 more are derailed under the bridge I am standing on. The main hump track, as well a... (more)
A pre-dawn view out the cab of a CDOT Shore Line East commuter train approaching New Haven, CT. Canon EOS 20D, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC
"Old Rivets" in her Golden Years
PRR #4800 is located at the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum in Strasburg, PA. The engine itself was purchased from Conrail by the Lancaster Chapter of the N... (more)
A meter gauge ic on the way to Patras crossing the port of Egio. Heavy sea ram this dmu unit on the side.
THE WESTERN MARYLAND LIVES thanks to Mr. Gerald Altizer and His Georges Creek Railway ! Mr Altizer is a huge WM Fan and went to the effort to find genuine WM locos for His new line in Maryland .Bo... (more)
GP9 8808 wades in Slocan Lake as it adjusts the barge slip by poling it. The train,Loco 1 car and caboose will eventually load onto the barge and travel 30 miles up Slocan Lake to Rosebery to serv... (more)
Moonlight was the only light, so I setup the tripod and fought the high winds to get this shot!
just like a model railroad this is what happens when you pull with too much power on a sharp curve. The phenomenum is called "stringlining or straight lining". The MWARBAR had been separated at a ... (more)
A "dummy" wheelset is being installed to replace a bad set that had a burned out bearing.
Frost covered rail spikes at the abandoned Nashville grain siding on CP's MacTier Sub.
The reason why Britain has such a vibrant preservation scene. Five years after the end of steam on British Railways, withdrawn locos still stretch into the far distance at Dai Woodham's scrapyard ... (more)
An eastbound auto rack train leaves behind one of Arizona's famed red sunsets.
What cost $8.5 Million, is brand new, and can do inspections at 70 MPH? Apparently this thing. This is UP's newest (1 of only 2) inspection car, and it is the most advanced on the rails today. Thi... (more)
A ratty ex-Espee leads a reverse move past a derailment scene on the old Seaboard in Monroe. When he couples up and leaves, I believe he'll be the first train in at least ten hours since the local... (more)
After a weekend of rain & clouds we are treated to a full week of beautiful weather and taking the main stage would have to be Mt. Rainier. Showing us while Trains are very big, some things are ju... (more)
Starlight, starbright, first train I saw that night... A trek several hundred feet from the photoline allowed this image to come to fruition. PM #1225 sits under a starry Michigan night. A 10 se... (more)
“Alleghany West Virginia Railroad 777”, one of the “Unstoppable” movie locomotives, spends some time in Louisville before heading south over the PAL to VMV in Paducah. The unit appears to have par... (more)
Trout through the ice: An eastbound BNSF intermodal train cruises by Frog Pond west of Trout Creek, Montana, on January 25, 2013. Not long before the arrival of this train, the young daughter of o... (more)
Melt slag is being unloaded at Center dross depot.
Twice a day at the museum a demonstration is given of turning a steam locomotive on a turntable. This has fallen to 790 'Hardwicke' for some time and it is seen here as it rotates around in the ce... (more)
Heading east via the MRL.
A scene almost surreal... Only ridge lines apart and less than a mile as the crow flies, a massive coal and coke facility with dozens of trucks hustling around the property contributes to a huge p... (more)
Panama Canal Railway Company 1856 1857 and 1859 (ex-AMTK 259 313 and 354) being loaded by Intermarine vessel Industrial Challenger for shipment to Panama.
When I saw a whisp of smoke coming from the U28B's, I thought one was being fired up for service. Unfortunately it was the scrapper's torch ending the life of another U-Boat.
For some freight cars the end of the line is not necessarily the scrapper’s torch, but instead finding use somewhere else other than the railroad. This former Santa Fe covered hopper built in Mar... (more)
Smaller power on this year's CP holiday trains. Both the Canadian and American versions of CP's holiday train will have GP20C-ECO leaders, and here we see CP 2249 in charge of the American ... (more)
The mother of them all, the very first TGV. Even the US ACELA has genealogy into this unit. The gas turbine TGV001 was built in 1971. Top speed reached: 318kmh 198mph. An experimental set, it neve... (more)
All morning I had been wondering why there was no traffic in the Tehachapis. This was what I found in Bakersfield. I don't know any details, but I figured since there were freight car trucks in f... (more)
Cascades 516 crosses Bridge 14 at Chambers Creek, while the Christine Anderson arrives at the Steilacoom ferry dock. The passengers of the vessel and the train get to sit back and enjoy an incre... (more)
Four ex-NP F units lift Amtrak Train 10 eastbound out of Butte, Montana (background) as the “Mainstreeter” climbs up to Homestake Pass on July 31, 1973.
A look inside one of CSXT's newest AHs, the 3066. Taken with permission using the light painting technique.
CP 8748 and CP 8742 during the early hours of a beautiful August day wait for their new crew at the east end of track 2 in Field yard.
Amtrak 19 glides across the Lake Ponchartrain causeway at 60mph.
A glorious winter day is upon the Tehachapi Loop as a quintet of modern and classic power leads a stack train up the mountain toward Tehachapi, Mojave, Barstow, and points beyond.
Eastbound Q296 passes two that are waiting for new crews. 581 and 5214 were shut down so hooking them up to air allows much quicker departure time.
Note the solar pannels on the Herzog ballast c... (more)
A short manifest on the CSX Pittsburgh Sub (Streak nearest river on the right) hauls North parallel to carson street (Streak nearest right side of screen), across from the city of bridges, Pittsbu... (more)
to the Decay II. Vehicles are held for the purpose of renewal, the storage conditions are terrible and unworthy. Railroad: Hungarian State Railways (MÁV)Locomotive: MÁV 326Location: Budapest, HungaryLocomotive #: 326,160Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: February 25, 2010
Wish I'd had a wide-angle to capture the cranes of destruction too while Union Pacific DD35 #75B spent it's last hours on the planet at "Scraporano." Build at LaGrange in May of 1964, this unit wa... (more)
Brand new CW44AC's to RUMO Logística, partnership with ALL.
CP 2816 and Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 are heading east from Minneapolis to La Crosse, Wis., along the CPR's ex-Milwaukee Road main line along the Mississippi River.
Mount Washington Cog Railway loco 'Tip Top' blasts away from the base station as it commences the climb to the summit with its single coach, 13/10/01. ©www.railphotoprints.co.uk - John Chalcraft
The symmetry of the coal loads are visible as this coal drag is about to enter the Harpers Ferry tunnel after crossing the Potomac.
Here JPBX 504 poses on Townsend Street in San Francisco, CA alongside the historic "Baker-Hamilton" building. This track is the Coach Lead, and is used to access storage & maintenance tracks.
Railfanning can be a solitary, misunderstood, and frustrating hobby. It can also be extremely rewarding with good companionship, wonderful scenery, and great photographic rewards. Those days that ... (more)
38th Street Yard tower at right. Train on North Lead had BNSF 2811 (off track tipping towards McDonalds) and SD40-2 RCL 6393 tangled with covered hoppers which fell onto South Lead and main. Coa... (more)
ex C&NW GE C44-9W was involved in a fatal accident in Clinto Iowa. Two veteran railroaders lost their lives as a result of their locomotive running into the rear of another train.
An eastbound Norfolk Southern train waits for the signal on the former Reading Railroad Bridge.
The Lark approaching LAUPT.
Night Photo for the OC Railfan Weekend.
Drift busting! 2 SD40-2's clear the way after the recent western MN snowfall.
A pair of EMD 710 prime movers sit on the shop floor. One came from locomotive No. 2269, the other from SD70M 4988.
The Bloomer Shippers Line Railroad used two Geeps to plow out the entire railroad Friday. Former Northern Pacific 7591, the Bloomer's first loco, gets some attention as trackworkers use scoop shov... (more)
One of two tunnels on the "Kanawha & West" railroad. This line was originally owned by the Kanawha & West railroad before being taken over by the New York Central in later years. Infact, a small N... (more)
Slip-way Buczyniec is a only place in all over the world where is usable track to move ships and yachts in order to overcome the vertical distance between one canal and another.
At the press conference to show off the BNSF Railway's Hydrogen Hybrid, HH20B 1205, the assembled dignitaries show off the engine to California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (second from left).... (more)
The light at the end of the tunnel is, in fact, an approaching train: In less than a second, a westbound will emerge from the darkness of Cascade Tunnel into the gloom of a twilit evening. The h... (more)
Eclectic Mix- WC,BCOL,CN,GTW & IC power sit out the summer of 2011 with an uncertain fate. Woodcrest Shops, South Lot.
The rear end helper on 671 shoves up, while further up the line the head end pulls like mad to get the loaded potash train up the hill. It's not often everything lines up like this!
Yes it did look like and sound like an airplane. At the time of this picture security on the Penn-Central was very lax on the right of way. The photographer in front of me is obviously in a danger... (more)