The silence before sunrise - all is quiet in the autorack yard.
A rare night photo opportunity arose after finding out that the Belton Job wouldn't make it back to town after an incident earlier in the day. Here's PICK 9508 tied down just outside of town with ... (more)
Burlington Northern SD9 No. 6180 rests at Centralia, Illinois, on a September 1984 night. Next to the former CB&Q motor is “Yard Service Only” caboose No. 11280 in faded and touched up Cascade gre... (more)
Another shot of this freshly-repainted locomotive in the "blue hour." Photo was taken from a public road while no crew was on location. Click Railroad: Canadian Pacific RailwayLocomotive: EMD GP38-2Location: Eagle Bridge, New York, USALocomotive #: CP 7306Train ID: D43XPhoto Date: January 04, 2014
The road train is assembled and ready to depart for an evening trip to Binghamton. An impressive 5-unit consist of Susquehanna six-axle EMDs leads the train, four SD60s and one SD40.
An empty coal train is ready to be loaded at the Urussanga coal loading facility.
Enroute to the Yorktown crude oil facility near Newport News, VA, CSX K080 blasts through St. Albans under the cover of darkness, led by a trio of BNSF widecabs. This is the third loaded crude tra... (more)
With the presence of mugro Nikon team we could see track renewal and laying over Retiro-Suarez urban corridor. Using UIC 54 rails, it seems to be an important intervention after 28 years of nothin... (more)
A loaded unit ethanol train appears just before the sun sets. BNSF power has become common on CSXs River Subdivision, but it is always a treat to catch a former Santa Fe warbonnet in the lead. Th... (more)
When the first southbound train of the Bernina line orbits the more then 180 degree panoramic curve in Alp Grüm and draws a weak line, an intensive morning red illuminated the sky.
It's almost 10 o'clock at night as the Laurel to Denver manifest races by at 49 MPH through the small town of Niwot, CO next to the Whistle Stop Park. November 11, 2013.
The Jung Mikado #5 is shunting in the Capivari station, exactely as she did some thirty years ago when she was still in active service on the Dona Teresa Cristina Railway.
The last light of the day is quickly fading away as a class 15E electric loco and class 43 diesel (GE C30-ACi) wait in Loop 2 on the Sishen - Saldanha ore line with an empty train behind for an ap... (more)
The 315 sits in front of the coal and sand tower in Chama during a night time photo op.
New York, Susquehanna & Western train SU-100 passes by the former Erie passenger station in Port Jervis, NY