Moon over Cumbres. Denver & Rio Grande Western K-36, Number 487 poses on the 84 ft. wooden trestle at Cumbres Pass, under a crystal clear, moon-lit sky. A 30-second exposure at ISO 500 and... (more)
Night shop crews are busy working on a variety of locomotives at Selkirk Yard in Selkirk, New York. Inside the shed are CSXT SD70MAC 4817 and at least 2 or 3 more Big Macs. Several personnel are... (more)
After the show. Another Nevada Northern Photo Shoot weekend is in the books. The last train has returned, most of the photographers have said their goodbyes, and the crews are in the proc... (more)
Nevada Northern Rotary B. One of the most interesting pieces in the collection of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, and one that is rarely photographed, is Rotary Snow Plow "B". She rare... (more)
A light layer of clouds reflect the sodium vapor lights in the distance as the searchlight signals beam brightly. The non-standard signal arrangement is the result of a 2003 derailment. The base... (more)
Rolling into the sweet light, the BNSF 4968 leads auto loads westbound.
Nearing the end of the blue hour, the clasic Santa Fe signals continue to stand tall.
This locomotive has seen a whole lot of service since it was built for the Santa Fe in 1951. Here it's coupled up nose-to-nose with one of the A&R's GP38s, awaiting some TLC after coming up from t... (more)
A set of Clinchfield power awaits its train by the company offices in Erwin, TN on May 22, 1976.
With a day off from switching lumber and salt cars in Claremont, New Hampshire, the Claremont Concord Alco S-4 105 rests inside the confines of the railroad's enginehouse at Claremont Junction. Th... (more)
The venerable cantilevered searchlight signals watch another day fade away at Verona. All most a half hour past sunset, I couldn't buy a train on the transcon for the past hour.
One down, one resting... Two-thirds of the Claremont Concord Railroad Alco S-4 fleet are tucked away for a 'winter's nap' at Claremont Junction, New Hampshire, with only one of the two operable a... (more)
After setting out a car, and ceasing to be the Chevron local, GMTX 424 rumbles by on its way to do a couple more hours of switching.
Engine engine number nine.... Tucked away in stall #1 of the WW&F Shops is a long-term project that is about to come to fruition. The locomotive seen here is an 1891 product of the Portla... (more)