New new ES44DC leads a gaggle of engines east to Barstow.
ATSF 2381 catches a ride on QTTX 131423 as it makes it way to the Pacific Southwest Railroad Museum.
A Northbound autotrain passes through San Clemente as it heads up the coast
This is the scene after the 413 derailed several cars the night before.Nikon D70
During the final months of testing of the Advanced Passenger Train, a set is seen heading south descending from Shap
Unlike the Santa Fe Texas-types, PRR's coal-burning 2-10-4's (PRR Class J1a) could fit on the table as their tenders were shorter. #6494 was assigned to the Columbus terminal for Sandusky coal se... (more)
A CSX police officer takes his report of the derailment.
A view from above at various PRR electrics in the rack. The Lackawanna main is under the wires on the far left.
Autumn is in the air as the days are growing shorter, the shadows are growing longer, and the first tinges of color have struck the trees. This westbound intermodal train is rolling along the Flat... (more)
16:18 Carlisle - Leeds at sunset
Milwaukee Joe E74 is waiting to head west at Silver Bow, MT. Note the spoked wheels on the lead truck.
EMDX SD70ACe was part of the CATERPILLAR MUSEUM Grand Opening ceremonies on the morning of October 20, 2012. The Yellow/ Black/ Silver/ Gray SD70ACe was also on display in the CATERPILLAR section... (more)
Fast & Slow, 180MPH Eurostar sweeps past a local train doing 60MPH. The local guy must have thought he'd stopped!
The 36-axle Schnabel car is gingerly moved through tight tracks in Duluth on its way to Alberta.
Andover Yard crew making a shove move toward Crossbrook
A trestle that was once part of the Southern's SB line in Shelby, NC still stands.
The Baldwin #60000 in a zoom Railroad: Baldwin Locomotive WorksLocomotive: Steam 4-10-2Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: BLW 60000Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 23, 2010
NS 3336 rolls across Arch St. and is framed in the ex-Cresson Secondary which taken out of service in 1995 to allow doublestacks to use the Pittsburgh Line.
A late-running New England Central Railroad train #324-05 heads into Bellows Falls, Vermont, from North Walpole, New Hampshire with Connecticut Southern Railroad SD40-2 3771, NECR SD40T-2 3317 and... (more)
Ready to leave San Diego for LA, an Amtrak San Diegan sports mostly Santa Fe equipment, the Amtrak lettered combine the only outward indication that this is no longer a Santa Fe train. An REA Expr... (more)
CEFX 1025 and CP 8578 ready to depart Glenwood Yard for St. Paul.
Built in 1910, the old highway bridge spans over dozens of trains per day, and even a few at night. Thanks to Gary Knapp for allowing me the use of his lighting, and assisting with setup.
Summer thunderstorms are busy dumping rain on the hills around downtown Pittsburgh, as a westbound train makes its way along the Ohio River.
TEMCO Switcher 1611 collided with a string of Grain Hoppers, two of which derailed and are obstructing BNSF's Main 1. The NB BNSF train is preparing to back up to the 21st St crossovers and use Ma... (more)
A brand new Gevo works DPU duty as a loaded coal train sits dead in Cliff siding.
The aftermath of a slide and derailment which put these two RS3s in the Cumberland River at Loyall.
First derailment I ever saw was Soo Line 944 piling up 27-cars due to a broken rail. Soo track inspector Irv Nissen was ordered off tracks to let train 944 pass. Train found broken rail - ouch!
The aftermath of the runaway crude oil train that derailed and exploded in the middle of the village, burning down 30 buildings and killing many on the 6th of July 2013. The blaze was so intense, ... (more)
With peak foliage bursting in the sunlight, I took to the overnight on Friday to capture the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railway's eastbound train 394 rolling through the very picturesque northern Ver... (more)
If you like trains and trucks here's a shot for you...BNSF #7727 looks like it's sitting on the flatbed trailer behind the Peterbilt parked near the Vancouver Terminal.
UP's DRGW Heritage unit on Pueblo to North Yard, Denver, CO, train met sb Denver RTD car 127 as commuter puffed on her cigarette
Ex-NW 890 works the south yard at ADM Clinton.
Two years ago today (June 12th), the swollen Cedar River took down CRANDIC's downtown bridge> and ... (more)
A UP SW1500 starts a mile long line of stored locomotives at the yard in Nampa. More signs of a struggling economy.
Vandals cocked the switch at the south end of the passing track at Big Stone Gap, and this northbound had the misfortune of hitting it at 2 AM. Thankfully, no one was seriously injured.
A pair of Alcos,A9108-A9104, led on a special freight train as an excursion for Greek railfans club.
A NB BNSF Freight derailed 13 cars. Both Mains chewed up pretty good. This car is the culprit, having traveled about 3 miles off the rails, due to a frozen wheel bearing. The wheelset missing ... (more)
After parading all of the H-units out in the morning, it is time to bring them all back to the roundhouse. Thank you to Roger Durfee and Steven McKay for the inspiration. Also, big thanks to the p... (more)
The Santa Train has some close clearance as it passes through the crowd that is awaiting candy and gifts that will be thrown off the back from Santa.
Whilst resurfacing the platform an apprentice was left in charge of the roller and promptly dropped it over the edge, unfortunately right in front of a Southend-Liverpool St service.
Strasburg #90 (Ex-Great Western) February 11th, 2016 5:04 PM. #90 is crossing the wind swept, snow covered corn fields just West of Esbenshade Road. #90 is returning from delivering three empty c... (more)
General Electric is doing high altitude testing on Qinghai-Tibet Railway's new C38AChe model at East Portal
This Belgina Tubize 2-4-0 steam loco crossing the Malaki stone bridge.
A "tunnel of trees"...and a tunnel...as seen in this time exposure taken from Amtrak NPCU 90230 on the head end of trian 510, just south of Bellingham.
Is there anything left to do at these iconic locations that hasn't been done before? Well, until you've been there yourself and shot it your way, yes! I love night photography. I have so much more... (more)
Around 10:30pm the night before, BNSF's Longmont Turn struck a tree stump deliberately placed on the tracks. The lead unit, BNSF 8105, somehow managed to stay mostly upright.
Leased ACL E7 A-B units pull upgrade with train 4, POCAHONTAS, at Blue Ridge.
CN 2664 resting outside Turnaround Diesel shop Taschereau Yd for inspection, notice new paint scheme WWW CN.CA
An eastbound BNSF manifest tops Winston Hill as the last rays of sunlight illuminate the sky on a warm summer evening.
Leaving Appleby for Carlisle on the last leg of a northbound Cumbrian Mountain express, at the end of a beautiful day.
Canadian National train No. 102 curves through Swan Landing near Brule, Alberta, on the afternoon of July 15, 2013. The CN main line here skirts Brule Lake, with scenic Jasper National Park provid... (more)
The culprit of the shooting flames is CREX C40-8 #9048
Size comparison between a GMD GP9RM and a Hyundai Tuscon
The four CP units (9782, 9751, 9777, 9758) used in the filming of the movie "Unstoppable" have arrived in Louisville via NS and are seen here at the Paducah & Louisville yard. The units will soon ... (more)
Union Pacific 2-8-0 No. 618 storms by with a freight train during a crisp February 7, 2006, sunrise. The action takes place on the Heber Valley railroad out of Heber, Utah, during a winter photo f... (more)
On Haivoron's narrow gauge railway the track inspection team rides in style. Definitely a one of a kind piece of equipment. It even has its own turntable.
Inside the cab of KCS GP22ECO No. 2810.
Southern Pacific U50 9951 takes a spin on the Taylor Yard turntable.
A light engine move past the invading diesels grabs John's attention away from the shop overview shots he'd been taking on this July morning 60+ years ago. The 2-10-0's were the heavy haulers on ... (more)
Central Virginia is well known for its ice storms. During the early morning hours of January 21, 1978, it rained and it froze on literally everything. By sunrise, the clouds and rain were gone a... (more)
A Decauville dmu unit departing the Zachlorou station on the way to Kalavryta.
Typical of the Central Andino, here is a double switchback. The engine stays coupled and pushes or retains its train backwards on the intermediate level. Thus this trai... (more)
A shot of burned out CSXT 151 in the hole at South East Coal Co.
On my way to work on November 18, 2009, the dispatcher calls to inform me I72 left a track indication between Attica and Marshfield. After obtaining Track Authority, I put my hyrail truck on the ... (more)
Second 81 crosses Kiowa Creek near Bennett behind EMD-re-engined FA 141, a load of autoracks out of Kansas City headed for dealers and showrooms in Denver and along the Front Range. It’s high summ... (more)
An overview of the CN yard and shops at Proctor, MN. A huge change from the days of the Missabe. Back in it's heyday it would have been all maroon and gold here but today there is only one true ... (more)
A little info on the locos, from Jody Moore... UPY 2004 - Converted from former SOO fuel tender (GP9) 4001 in Feb. 2005. The unit was shipped to JBS in July 2008 for conversion to RP20BD ge... (more)
What is probably Erie Lackwanna's premier train from Jersey City, NJ to Chi, #1, The Erie Lackwanna Limited arrives at 21st Street.
Considering its remote location, one would have never thought Falls Cut Tunnel would have become a trouble spot. Such was not the case. In the early 1980s, the excellent swimming hole below the ... (more)
No less than 7 B&O Baldwin locomotives are in this photo at Salamanca, NY. 6 of them are shark nose A and B units. Wish I had taken roster shots of all of them.
Osier after dark. Free of the light pollution from modern civilization, the heavens above put on a spellbinding display over the old D&RGW water tank in Osier, Colorado. Backlighting by God... (more)
LSM train departing to Retiro.
A forgotten piece of Heritage sits along with a former RF&P E8A....
PRR Heritage unit 8102 leads NS freight 39G off the Delair branch at Mantua.
Various Montana Rail Link locomotives occupy the tracks in the railroad's Livingston, Montana, shop building. The locomotives are in the shop for storage, cannibalization, or repair. Besides the S... (more)
The new one Russian made crane (shipyards Kirow) for the Hellenic railroads (cap 120t).
A wreck damaged number 7 sits in the Storage track at Savannah after hitting an automobile in Rennart NC.
Leased RDG steam on the Pennsy sits in the hole at Williamsport. Note the plume of smoke of an approaching train or possibly an engine working the Newberry Yard, seen above the car. All this is ... (more)
Amtrak Train #4 , the SUPER CHIEF, rounds the reverse curves at Darling, Arizona, on April 16, 1972. Six F-units power the fast moving train. Darling is a crossover location about 13 miles east of... (more)
HLS's newest rebuilds, GP40-3 #6500 and GP38-3 #2000 are seen here coupled to freshly painted GP38-2 #2507 at Huntington.
Fresh out of the paint booth here at MEI is this snazzy looking BL-2 for the Saratoga & North Creek Railway.This is a new tourist railroad in upstate New York, owned by Iowa Pacific Holdings.It ha... (more)
These two engines are heading up to the coal loader at Morrisons. The old depot on the right was Western Maryland. The track on the right is the Thomas Sub.
The Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Railroad Station: In honor of long-time Amtrak rider and strong advocate of passenger rail, the newly renovated Wilmington Station was dedicated in name to Vice P... (more)
First responder volunteers with the "Pink Heals Tour" and one of their specially painted pink fire trucks (named Kennedy) poses with Norfolk Southern's "Honoring First Responders&qu... (more)