I have long thought about getting a good photo at this location. Over the years I have had more than a few chances and captured a few decent photos but I always felt there was a better shot. It is... (more)
Shortly after exiting the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel the Anchorage-bound 120N crosses the Placer Creek before entering the Portage Tunnel with a pair ... (more)
"A Friendly Meeting"
The conductor of a southbound passenger train at Gold Creek siding stands on the pilot as they meet us on the Denali Star.
"The Coastal Classic"
The northbound "Coastal Classic" is bathed in perfect golden hour light at Portage as the train begins its run along the Turnagain Arm b... (more)
"The Girdwood Curve"
The northbound Whittier freight to Anchorage rounds the wide sweeping curve north of the Girdwood station with a pair of sequentially numbered MACs... (more)
Portal to Portal
A 7200 ft long train of mixed manifest and containers off the barge in Whittier is on the move to Anchorage behind consecutively numbered MACs. The heavy train ... (more)
BNSF’s Cody local is eastbound west of Ralston, Wyoming, on June 24, 2016. The local is crossing Bridge 29.14 over Eaglenest Creek with four cars and caboose, and is heading to a connection with B... (more)
The Mill Creek empties head south at Dixie Beach Road on a gorgeous spring evening. All three units (4501, 4503, 4523) had fresh paint jobs from VMV at the time of this April 2014 scene.
Fresh out of the paint shop at VMV and shining like a new dollar, PAL 4516 leads the Cane Run empties south at Deering Road. Two MACs were just shy of what was needed to get the Cane Run loads ove... (more)
Q463 is crossing over the Congaree River into CSXT's Cayce Yard as NS waits for the tail end of the CSXT train to pass before it proceeds across Tryon St in downtown Columbia.
Right place, right time. Not long before sunrise, the sky is ablaze with color as a westbound coal drag rolls across the former B&O mainline to Chicago.
CSX SD70AC 4710, Q612 limps by Tillman in East Point, Georgia on a soaked Wednesday afternoon.
Two westbound CSX trains roll into the plant at Berea in the low evening sunlight. Shown here is mixed freight L351 with a pair of former Conrail locomotives for power, an SD70MAC and C40-8W.
I remember eating dinner with a friend of mine, who's an engineer for the BNSF out Lincoln, NE, who told me "there's nothing like controlling a 16,000 ton coal train and watching an amazing s... (more)
Returning to my favorite spot (the sweeping curve in Plant City wye), this time looking south as a manifest freight races northbound.