A light snowstorm near sunset leaves fresh snow to be kicked up by eastbound empty potash train #672, led by still new GEVo 8946. In the darkest depths of the Canadian winter, a golden glow linger... (more)
The Nebraska Zephyr departs the Windy City out of Union Station on a rare excursion off the Illinois Railway Museum grounds bound for Quincy, IL and return. The Silver Pilot (the sloped nosed E-5... (more)
Paw Paw, WV 10/5/12 - Photography is about capturing light and its interaction with the subject that interests us. That is what captivates me about night photography, where the presence and absenc... (more)
2:05 am, the GLC ONTN has returned to Owosso, but with no other tracks open in the yard for the locomotives to run around and get back to the terminal, the crews are forced to tie up the locomotiv... (more)
Snow continues to obscure the valley below while D797 climbs the grade toward Blue Ridge Summit as they approach the Leathers Rd. crossing.
Montana Rail Link F45 No. 391, on the point of MRL’s LM freight, glints off the still waters of the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon, Montana, on the afternoon of September 11, 1995. The train has... (more)
The Awakening of Stampede Pass; BNSF has really ramped up train totals on Stampede after years of seeing either 1 or 2 trains in 24 hours or no trains at all. The new "Triangle" pool runs ... (more)
The 261 lives again. Under steam again for the first time since 2008 after undergoing its federal mandated overhaul on this 1944 Alco 4-8-4.
The sun has already set but the snow continues to fall as D797 crosses Highfield Rd. after working the MMID interchange.
It's after midnight under a setting half Moon as the Chambersburg to Chicago intermodal Q015 crosses the Potomac River and a heavy fog begins to lift off the water's surface. The glow in the dista... (more)
A BNSF coal train with two SD70MACs, and a Union Pacific AC44CW, lead a coal train bound for Portland General Electric along the crystal clear Clark Fork River.
Running at full track speed, CB&Q 9911A heads through Somanuk, Illinois just as the last rays of the sun hit the stainless steel trainset.
Whats at the End of a Rainbow????....
Evidently BNSF9275 in a driving rain storm descending Mullan Pass as the rear DPU of an empty coal train. Who would have thought... lol :-)