Shooting signals on the eastern railroads is pretty cool. There is alot of history in these signals and and the lines they still operate on. Upgrades to the signal systems will someday put most si... (more)
Amtrak's Chicago destined westbound Cardinal has just paused in the bottom of the New River Gorge at Prince, to allow four passengers to board, and nine to detrain at the Art-Deco style Pri... (more)
12:04 pm, April 6, 1984: C&O Agent/Operator Clarence "Yogi" Shaw copies a train order at the company's Blenheim, Ontario station on its Northern Region/Canadian Division.
A full moon lights the veteran C&O signals turning night onto day.
The old C&O signals still guards the interlocking at Kanawha Falls on this warm July nite. One month later on August 14, 2012 they fell victim to march of time and were replaced with the new stand... (more)
Vehicles are loaded as passengers arrive for their southbound journey.
The Amtrak Police prepare to take Auto Train.
I took a trip to explore the Bakken Oil Fields in western North Dakota.... (more)
I took a trip to explore the Bakken Oil Fields in western North Dakota. Trains were not the main subject of this trip but they are a big part of the oil industry out there and made there way into ... (more)
With Fall quickly approaching, this again will be a very common scene here in Wisconsin during the Whitetail Deer gun hunting season.
Inside the art deco inspired Prince, West Virginia Amtrak station. Here you can see the tile Chessie system logo that is part of the floor.
In the early morning hours a CSX coal train creeps along the New River as the sun's rising light just starts to fall into this West Virginia hollar.
The Human Factor: Although it was sad to see the tower go, what I really miss are the people that brought the place to life. Here I&M foreman Jim Bottoms and UP operator Bob Phillips pose ... (more)
A broken rail on the BNSF's Orin Sub gets repaired on this cold January morning.
Heavy falling snow covers Altoona, Wisconsin as a deer skull looks at me through the snow.