Several minutes after the sun had set, the sky was still alive with color above Lake Pend Oreille as a westbound manifest rolled across the famous bridge over the lake.
Strasburg Railroads 1 Christmas train of 2014 as it leaves Paradise on it's return back to Strasburg with a very full train full of passengers. The Train 475 was actually working really hard and ... (more)
Chelatchie Prairie Dawn. Up and in the saddle at 0-dark-thirty, the crew of Crossett Western #10 takes a local freight north at sunrise, on a former Northern Pacific branch line that is no... (more)
Canadian National train No. 310 departs Swan Landing, Alberta, along Brule Lake on the afternoon of July 7, 2014. CN EMD SD75I No. 5756 leads a pair of GE C44-9Ws (2577 and 2599) and EMD SD70M-2 N... (more)
BNSF 274 leads a Seattle to Pasco manifest freight past Maryhill siding as Mt. Hood stands tall in the background.
With the temperature close to zero, Amtrak train no. 6, the California Zephyr descends the grade at Big Ten Curve with the Denver Metro area in the background.
As the early morning sunlight of an early summer day begins to shine into the winding Palouse River Canyon, a northbound empty grain train emerges from Tunnel 14 and passes along one of many narro... (more)
Western grain train drops down the Elkhorn grade through the dense fog on a fall morning in late October.
A lone rafter floats down the Colorado River as a westbound BNSF manifest freight rumbles through Tunnel’s 39 and 40 in Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on the afternoon of August 4, 20... (more)
Steam rises into cold air as fog has just about burned off on the morning of October 2, 2014. Silence is broken on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision when eastbound BNSF MSPOLAU (Spokane to La... (more)
Mower Lumber Co. Shay No. 4 leads a work train through the s-curve below Whittaker as part of the Cass Scenic Railroad's annual Fall Photography Workshop.
A eastbound train of Bakken crude oil rounds one of the curves and disappears in the fog.
A clash of seasons An early autumn snowfall in the higher elevations of Mullan Pass surrounds Skyline Trestle (a.k.a. Austin Creek Trestle) at Skyline, Montana, on October 11, 1997. Low... (more)
An eastbound BNSF freight crosses Noxon Bridge west of Noxon, Montana, just after sunrise on October 2, 2014. Fog is quickly burning off over the Clark Fork this cool morning on Montana Rail Link’... (more)
It is an unusually warm and sultry autumn morning. Three GP40's, basking in the hazy brilliance of the rising sun, have just brought in the northbound road freight.