While doing some hiking for waterfall shots, I ran accross this very interesting scene. A wheel set from who knows what/when. The wheel had Detroit Car and Wheel Company Imprinted on the wheel its... (more)
BNSF 9139 prepares to leave T-15 at Northtown with a string of 25 SD75s in tow, all headed for NRE at Silvis, Illinois. What will become of them?
The Texas heat is at a boil as a slow moving train creeps over the railroad. The relentless heat has been causing sun kinks and wide guages that threaten to derail trains. The most recent having t... (more)
Double-Up- It's been years since I've seen a train double-up a hill, voluntarily... This Marquette Rail crew, squeaked up into Brohman, in rain and leaves a few miles back, making the decision to ... (more)
A westbound NS empty hopper train crosses "Bootleg" trestle, between Natural Tunnel and Sunbright, VA after a fairly heavy snowfall. This shot won Second Place in the 1997 photo contest in Trains ... (more)
A Western Maryland freight makes an early departure out of Cumberland and thunders Westbound through the Narrows towards Frostburg on a blistery cold morning.
In April of 1983, the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad yard and the small town of Thistle, Utah became victims of of a landslide which dammed the Spanish Fork River. Residents of the small tow... (more)
A view of the Spencer roundhouse with NS' gathering of its heritage locomotives at the North Carolina Transportation Museum during the media preview day. Thanks to NS / NCTM for hosting this event... (more)
MP&ES Open House/Santa Fe F-7 Unveiling! Today was the big day as a reserved group of no more than 200 people attended the first open house MP&ES has hosted. The main attraction was the unv... (more)
Union Pacific's 110 car OGCY (Ogden, UT - Cheyenne, WY) drag manifest climbs the Evanston Sub grade at Peterson, Utah.
G&W owned Genset makes it's way south from the Owens Corning plant in Brookville through the tree tunnels north of Cedar Grove, Indiana.
The Stockton, CA to Willow Springs, IL "Z" train thunders through Sandcut in perhaps the final sunset shot I will capture with the aging cantilever signal as the centerpiece.
Northbound Amtrak 118 pulls the Coast Starlight with a Iowa Pacific dome car on the end across the Gaviota trestle on a winters day.
Snow continues to obscure the valley below while D797 climbs the grade toward Blue Ridge Summit as they approach the Leathers Rd. crossing.
Inside the heart of a steam locomotive: Well, maybe the boiler is the heart, but perhaps we can think of the firebox as where a locomotive gets her “life.” The famous Union Pacific No. 844 gets so... (more)