On December 2010 freezing rain fell on Moscow and vicinity. The glaze ice accumulation caused a number of accidents and power outages. Roads, trees, wires covered by a thick layer of ice.
At 8:58 am the first of the morning light illuminates the valley of the New River Gorge as westbound mixed freight Q303 and its eight car consist snake their way through Backus, and soon to be Qui... (more)
The symmetry of the coal loads are visible as this coal drag is about to enter the Harpers Ferry tunnel after crossing the Potomac.
Deschutes Steam Special - SP 4449 led 12 beautiful cars through the scenic Oregon Trunk on a two day excursion. Great weather, wonderful people, amazing crew and a a beautiful train provided for a... (more)
A herd of cows take a moment to check out the guys with cameras, while 9,000 horses roar through the valley below with an ore train bound for U.S.S. in Pittsburgh.
UP 9912 drops down across Rock Creek trestle, deep in Feather River Canyon.
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.
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.
HG 3/4 # 4 of the DFB with a train from Realp to Furka pass in the Furkareuss gorge near Realp, on a section without cogwheel and a grade of 3.5 %.
Crawling towards Crawford: A Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern freight led by ICE (Iowa, Chicago and Eastern) SD40-2 No. 6432 heads westbound just west of Whitney, Nebraska, at sunset on July 14, 2008... (more)
BNSF 9248 pulls hard up the eastside of the famous Logan Hill in the Powder River Basin near Bill, Wyoming.
Separated by a gondola, Detroit & Mackinac RS2m 977 and C420 976 shove cars onto the 'Chief Wawatam' carferry at Mackinaw City, Michigan.
The sun is just rising and some fog hangs close to the ground as a westbound CP freight train rumbles toward Belgrade, MN.
Coke out of the refineries in Billings is often run in unit trains to west coast ports for Export. Here one of those export trains crosses Greenhorn Creek.
The massive and beautiful Joso bridge has been well represented on RP lately. Last July 4th, I was nervously watching the sun drop, knowing a southbound train was coming. It showed up with just in... (more)