Knowing their days were numbered, a group of friends and I journeyed to the land of Katy and captured their F units on Kodachrome.
With a brilliant sunset, I dashed to a few semaphore locations this evening trying to capture the various moods the waning light evoked.
Resurrecting the "Wabash Cannonball" name, Bluewater NRHS Fort Wayne, Indiana-bound steam excursion powered by NKP Berkshire 765 approaches West Detroit Tower on N&W's ex-Wabash Detroit, Michigan ... (more)
With locals waving, the northbound Alpena-bound night freight is powered by an Alco C-425--a unit whose days are likely numbered on the LSRC. With the new flash equipment, I engaged the assistance... (more)
Unseasonably warm temperatures were the rule on this sunny day along the Columbia River.
F-unit power for the Grand Traverse Dinner Train approaches ex-Manistee & North Eastern NW-2 NO. 3, used briefly on the Leelanau Scenic Railway. In the background is the former C&O engine facility... (more)
Old tombstones evoke a somber atmosphere as an Amtrak local train speeds for New York City on a damp, October afternoon.
"Hey, what's happening?" the cows seem to think as double-headed Berkshires NKP 765 and PM 1225 pass them by on an Alma to Cadillac, Michigan special run.
1989 was the last full year of operation of this trackage between Cheboygan and Gaylord. In September 1990 service would end and the tracks would be removed a few months later. Winter operations w... (more)
Lead unit on the "Royal Canadian Pacific" sets a striking pose as the western sun sets.
Passenger extra heads for Munising, Michigan in the scenic Upper Peninsula.
Daily westbound freight prepares to depart for Gladstone, Michigan on a cold, January afternoon.
Newly-arrived from Colorado, ex-"Ski Train" (originally Amtrak) F40's now power CN's Algoma Central Railway passenger service. Ex-CN/Via "Tempo" cars, also from the "Ski Train," now provide most o... (more)
Passenger extra heading for the Tulip Festival in Holland, Michigan, plows into an Oldsmobile at the main crossing in town where flashers were working. The three 17-year-old male occupants died.
With Mt. Shasta as a backdrop, "World's Fair Daylight," powered by Southern Pacific Daylight 4449, heads back to Portland, Oregon.