On a glorious day in Alaska, if only the rest of the summer could be like today, the Alaska RR's 5 day a week freight to Fairbanks crosses the Knik River. Roughly 30 miles and 50 minutes into thei... (more)
Misty morning in Yacolt. The early morning ground fog and mist are still burning off in the tiny Washington hamlet of Yacolt, as the crew of a Crossett Western saddle-tanker takes their loc... (more)
Never a dull moment. On August 25, 2008 we were told to remove a string of six older interplant boxcars from the coal track for scrap. They'd been in there for several years and the track was comp... (more)
The sun has both literally and figuratively set on the Ringling Brothers circus train for the final time on the road for the Blue Unit train on May 9. Enroute from Charleston, WV to Uniondale, NY... (more)
As the sun sets in the heartlands of Midwestern Ohio we see a Wheeling and Lake Erie Train led by SD40-2 6310 s it heads east toward Brewster Ohio
Operating as NS train 958, the Petersburg-bound "Cavalier" excursion train crosses the curved trestle over Eagle Creek, east of Lynchburg.
A long exposure from a VIA Rail dome car shortly after stopping at McBride. I was one of six people on this 2 car service to Prince George that day, a great passenger experience.
As the mist gets blown off of the Pacific Ocean on to the rusty, steel rails, of the former Southern Pacific Coast Route, a pair of EMD motors race south along the shore of Emma Wood State Beach, ... (more)
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay No. 5 leads the first photo excursion along the former Chesapeake & Ohio Greenbrier line in more than 30 years. The locomotive, which has been disguised as a former Green... (more)
Winters Last GaspNear the very end of March Southcentral Alaska got hit with its last good snow dump of the winter season. Nearly a foot fell in some places and the fresh afternoon... (more)
The DPU's of a westbound BNSF Railway intermodal train drift into the Mojave Desert near Goffs during one of January's vibrant red sunsets.
Marooned in Port Henry overnight as the unfolding
April Fools Day snowstorm made roads impassable, I watched from my parked car as this scene took shape across rte. 9N. When I heard 252 cross th... (more)
Comstock: MP 46.6. A V&T Freight traverses the wide, sweeping horseshoe curve at American Flat on a chilly winter afternoon, en route to its destination at Virginia City, roughly 5 rail mil... (more)
Working hard through the pines of Chester County, a Lancaster and Chester grain train snakes it's way east to the Circle S facility in Richburg with an interesting set of motors on point.