Sierra Railway #3 is just around the bend with headlight ablaze through a cloud of steam. This is approximately 150 yards east of the post office in Sonora.
Shepherdstown, WV 12/1/12 - Moments before the sun breaks the horizon above the distant mountain range, the perfectly still waters of the Potomac River reflect northbound Norfolk to Detroit interm... (more)
Here, we see W&W 58 fighting the grade into Wooddale, Delaware. This cut is basically a tunnel without a roof and is a very tight fit. Hopefully they don't have to butter up the train.
In a view from the cab of Montana Rail Link SD70ACe No. 4312, the night gas local of September 21, 2006 cruises up MRL’s scenic Tenth Subdivision. Only a small bit of glow from a western sky is st... (more)
While trains detoured around the south end of the lake via Union Paciifc's former Western Pacific, Southern Pacific work crews valiantly regained the route across the Great Salt Lake foot by foot ... (more)
On a clear night in the Potomac River Valley near Romney, the constant drone of an idling B&O F7(A) echos off the valley, in a photo illuminated by a combination of flash and ambient light. The st... (more)
Charles Town, WV 11/20/2012 - The shadows of passing freight cars in the distance create a ghostly image of Norfolk Southern's northbound 38Q along the NS "H-line" to Hagerstown. Amid grand old tr... (more)
Harper's Ferry, WV 11/6/2012 - As the last gasps of sunlight recede below the horizon, the CSX Subdivision mainline is brilliantly lit by the arriving westbound MARC commuter train P-875 making it... (more)
A Union Pacific coal train is silhouetted against a beautiful Wyoming sky south of Bill, Wyoming. We were lucky that we had a sliver of clear sky underneath the clouds at sunset to help add some c... (more)
Canadian National #89 finishes shuffling some cars in the yard just as the fog settles and the sun prepares to break free of a band of clouds, A scene reminiscent of days gone by in the Canadian... (more)
Steel wheel on steel rail, close up at speed, hand held leaning out and hoping for the best.
Empty coal train 849 heads west through the native forest alongside the picturesque Arnold River. DXs 5172+5304
On December 2010 freezing rain fell on Moscow and vicinity. The glaze ice accumulation caused a number of accidents and power outages. Roads, trees, wires covered by a thick layer of ice.
Electric cogwheel railcar Bhe 1/2 # 28 on a grade of about 48 % in the "Eselwand" (donkey wall) on the way up to Pilatus Kulm. The Pilatus Railway is the world's steepest cogwheel railway with the... (more)
On a foggy morning in the Mississippi River valley, the silhouette of a southbound Cora Dock coal train breaks the whiteness at Valmeyer.