The mainline rails here are rusty and silent where once Rio Grande trains thundered out of Minturn, Colorado, attacking the steep grade 3% grade over Tennessee Pass. On August 12, 2015, at the eas... (more)
In extremely cold conditions, a Montana Rail Link section crew digs out a switch serving Thompson River Lumber before MRL’s Paradise local arrives to serve the mill on February 7, 2014.
On a section of RIP track in Tilford Yard, work is in progress to load a CSX car with ammonium nitrate fertilizer from a dump truck. The gentleman standing atop of the car, looks to have a safety... (more)
The Milky Way looms over a deserted highway level crossing near Illabo, not far from Junee, in south-western NSW.
The headlights of a westbound light up the RoW as this old US&S signal display a clear signal for the train crew on this somewhat mild evening.
Progress. When United Taconite comes back from it's current idle status, the T-Bird trains that serve the mine will have all new signals to look at. Soon to be gone will be the old searchlight st... (more)
Built during the 1920s for a Western Suburbs railway between St James and Town Hall that never came to fruition, this section of abandoned tunnel lies dormant and all-but-forgotten beneath the nor... (more)
Dusk has arrived in the high country as eastbound coal loads from Energy Mine roll down the 2-percent grade approaching the west end of Rollinsville, Colorado on February 21, 2016.
A Union Pacific welder cuts the north rail during a grade crossing replacement at 72nd Avenue on UP’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision in Arvada, Colorado, on October 25, 2003.
The signals at Leetsdale, PA on a cool Winter evening.
The signals at Fort Gat backlit by a starry Winter night.
Sometimes don't you wonder why the railroad does what it does? Well this is one of those places at Ackley. CN usually to rips out anything and everything that doesn't get used to help with cost co... (more)
Under the cover of darkness, an eastbound loaded coal drag rolls under the PRR signals in Tipton, PA.
A signal protecting the CN Iron Range Sub at the Ramshaw diamond indicates a northbound train is coming back from Two Harbors and it's clear to cross the CN Rainy Sub.