Three hours late. Amtrak train 97, the southbound Silver Meteor, is only 33 miles from its origin point of New York City, but is already three and a half hours late as it flies past ... (more)
One picture, four railroads. For the second time in a little over a month, CSX was forced to detour some of its hottest trains over the Susquehanna, this time thanks to a derailment a few m... (more)
DETOUR. For the second time in a little over a month, CSX was forced to detour some of its hottest trains over the Susquehanna, this time thanks to a derailment a few miles west of Fonda, N... (more)
LV heritage on LV. After following the reports of eastbound autorack train 18N's movements all day, I struggled to find a well-lit EB in the afternoon shot on the NS mainline across New Jer... (more)
Spring in South Carolina... Lancaster & Chester 2-8-0 40 cruises through the woods of northern South Carolina with a short mixed freight. In actually, New Hope & Ivyland 40 crosses the seco... (more)
Modern power meets elegant varnish... During Grand Central Terminal's Parade of Trains anniversary celebration, Metro-North P32AC-DM 202 (built in 1995) found itself next to former New York... (more)
An early running Silver Meteor knocks off the last few miles of its journey through Pennsylvania as it flashes through the Croydon station.
Spring in Warren County. NJT 4102 has just begun its journey east as it passes a couple of small, blooming trees lining Main Street (US Route 46) in Hackettstown. Two hours later, it will r... (more)
A southbound loaded ethanol train has just emerged from a very heavy Florida thunderstorm as it quickly approaches the small town of Hawthorne. After shooting this train and continuing north on pa... (more)
In like a lion... An early March snowstorm has blanketed northern New Jersey as a midday New York to Monclair State University train slows for the Bloomfield station stop on Friday, March 8... (more)
After a cold, windy day on the Colorado plains, a crew member has climbed down from Great Western 2-10-0 90 to chat with a truck driver making a delivery to the railroad yard.
Amtrak P32BWH 512 kicks up a wake of snow as it climbs the West Slope of the Alleghenies and passes under the PRR signal bridge in Lilly, 254.7 miles from Philadelphia.
Race you to Newark. Amtrak Acela power car 2004 brings up the rear of train 2110 as it passes NJT ALP-46A 4641 sitting at the Elizabeth station with train 3244 at 1:23 p.m. Both trains are ... (more)
Counterpart NJT New York-Trenton trains meet at Elizabeth as westbound train 3847 departs with Arrow III MU 1380 at the head end while ALP-46A 4638 shoves on the rear of an 8-car New York-bound tr... (more)
2013 in 2013. For the fourth year in a row, I was able to catch a locomotive that shares a number with the current year on my first day of railfanning in that year. This year, I caught Amtr... (more)