It is almost 6:30a.m. and the sun has just crested over the mountains as the morning mist begins to dissipate.
Engineer Tim Smith checks on Tweetsie 190 (ex - WP&Y) during his nightly rounds at the engine house.
The sleekness of the "Royal Canadian Pacific" blends well with the natural beauty of Alberta.
The circus train is coming to town! Only 90 minutes from the end of it's "jump", the RBBX Blue Unit train glides down the southern end of the Huntsman Canyon en route to Las Vegas. This high persp... (more)
An almost surreal moment in mountain railroading is captured as a Union Pacific freight climbs out of the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon while a BNSF manifest stirs up a cloud of dust descendi... (more)
Reading T-1 4-8-4s 2124 and 2100 perform a photo run along the Schuylkill River with an Iron Horse Ramble. These Rambles may have been the finest railfan excursions ever as the Reading went all ou... (more)
At 4:30am, crew members at the Durango and Silverton begin their daily chores of servicing and preparing their locomotives for their daily run to Silverton. Seen here, a crew member walks through... (more)
CSXT 845, a lone ES44AC spends the night in the Westward Siding as an impressive lightning storm stirs up trouble in the background.
Taken on a typical dreary Oregon day from the overlook at Ruthton Park. There is lots of poison oak up there. The wait in the rain was worth it for this shot. Awaking early, I was hoping for blue ... (more)
34. This just screams man versus nature or machine versus mountain. You can take your pick.
85. The slowly dimming light of the DPU can be seen dropping further down the bore of the Moffat Tunnel.
BNSF 5751 West follows the contours of the land while truck traffic paces it on parallel Hy. 287.
A day-long overcast breaks as Nickel Plate 765 makes this beautiful evening charge past the Carland Grain Elevator, about 10 miles northwest of Owosso, Michigan.
Evening Glint in Run 8
Wisconsin & Southern's Janesville-to-Chicago freight meets the business train at Spring Grove, IL. Photo taken with permission.