This is the old company store of the Mary Helen Coal Corporation. The load out in the distance was once called Merna, but in later years (with different owners) it was named "Creech," and more rec... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific autorack train hauls new automobiles and trucks to their future owners at Hermosa, Wyoming, including these new Hummers on TTGX car No. 159107, silhouetted by the setting... (more)
Running on dimmed headlights along road 116, CN 121 is about to hit the clear signal at the east end of the Sainte-Rosalie siding.
The Missabe was always known for having very well maintained rail and ballast. After the CN takeover, things went downhill. Just a few weeks ago an engineer remarked that he was amazed the Missabe... (more)
On the afternoon of March 17, 2009, the Helper section gang does some track work near the East Summit switch at Soldier Summit, Utah. Track jacks, tamping bars, and some muscle and sweat, will get... (more)
After a large gang of Union Pacific maintenance-of-way workers replaced the frog at the west switch of Mounds, Utah, on the morning of May 11, 2006, a welder finishes up one of the joints with a g... (more)
On November 19, 1994, Green Bay and Western boxcars see the end of the line at a scrapyard in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
Ore connections: A closeup of the drawbar and air line arrangement of a Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range “quad” ore car. These were a set of four ore cars permanently coupled together using drawbars... (more)
At the Helper depot, Conductor Dustin Sabey, Engineer Mel Baughman and Machinist Tony Bueno start the morning off with some strong coffee and healthy discussions on April 7, 2005. Dustin and Mel w... (more)
Arcade, NY 7/20/2012 - Sometimes the simplest details of the railroad provide for an insiring image. With no trains to watch and a dreary rain falling over this classic shortline in western New Yo... (more)
Veteran NYC bracket masts with Type-G signals shine into the night along NS's Chicago Line at Dunlap, IN. Dunlap is just a few miles east of Elkhart.
Caboose C149 basks in the head lamp of Engine 915 during a special night photo shoot for the NRHS.
As two eastbounds approach Winslow out of torrential rain, a bolt of lightning hits the ground in the direction of Two Guns.
While a few stray clouds roll across the sky, the moon shines over the Santa Fe searchlights displaying a clear indication for an eastbound on track two at Ancona. The trail of a shooting star is ... (more)
On a beautiful, clear evening in the heart of the Mojave Desert, a westbound Santa Fe pig train leaves Amboy in its wake and heads for the headlight of another train coming at it from the west.