BHP 4310 3090 working hard on a loaded ore train near
Hesta in the Pilbara region of Western Australia
Two former Deutsche Bundesbahn "racehorses" are starting their 8 car train from Neuenmarkt-Wirsberg up over the "Schiefe Ebene" with a grade of 2.5 % to Marktschorgast. 01 202 of association "Paci... (more)
Mouth of the beast? Throat of the beast? This view of the tender, from the cab, shows the auger of the stoker. The coal would pass under the cab and into the firebox.
General Electric is doing high altitude testing on Qinghai-Tibet Railway's new C38AChe model at East Portal
My uphill hike to this location hampered by a deep puncture wound from a cactus, I arrived at the edge of the cliff just in time to get this shot of Dan Munson getting the shot of two KCSM Belles ... (more)
Big Boy being moved to new location of Kenefick Park.
Newly painted Norfolk Southern SD60E engine 6522 sits on track 25 at Juniata Locomotive Shops (JBS). With two former CONRAIL QUALITY SD80MAC'S in the background.
Former Union Pacific Chairman and CEO John C. Kenefick and wife Hani stand beside the UP Centennial 6900 as it takes a break from its move to its new home at Kenefick Park.
What a difference 3 years can make...
Now Liz uses the modern way of keeping record of locomotive numbers for Dad, camera cell phone.
The Great Trans-Iranian Railway
On the north part of the Trans-Iranian (i.e. north of Teheran), the daily train 203 Firuzkuh - Teheran travels in the scenic Hablerud river valley... (more)
The sun is setting, the glint is fading and it's time to call it a day! 15F 3016 catches the last light from the setting sun near Vailima.
UP borrowed NS Dash 9 uprighted after deadly head on collision 9-15-05. Switch to siding was open
Norfolk Southern Derrick NS 540037, former Virginian Railway B37, in action at Park Street.
A lone rafter floats down the Colorado River as a westbound BNSF manifest freight rumbles through Tunnel’s 39 and 40 in Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on the afternoon of August 4, 20... (more)
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)
The hulk of Union Pacific DD40AX No. 6926, now used as a parts source by the Dakota Southern.
A Reading & Northern passenger train thunders through the Lehigh Gorge, southbound over an s-curve on the former Lehigh Valley ROW. The track to the left is owned by NS, while the track #425 is o... (more)
The view from the Cab of FEC 100. Thanks FEC for inviting railfans.
The kids go back to skating once the power passes by, but mom and dad take a moment to enjoy the "peace and quiet" of a loaded coal train as it works its way south through Palmer Lake behind a pai... (more)
Southern's Best Friend of Charleston replica is unloaded from its two specialized transport cars for an event at Abingdon, VA. The NS employee bringing the engine and its cars down the ramp is Cha... (more)
On the PRSL Engine No. 460 is at Atlantic City' NJ after a fantrip run from Newark, NJ. This is Johns 1000th photo for Railpictures.net. Many thanks to all for allowing him to share his images.... (more)
On Wednesday, July 18, Vermont Rail System, in cooperation with the The Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority teamed up to move a quintet of CIT-owned SD9043MACs to the BBC Delaware ship for export t... (more)
On a spectacular clear winter day. a C430-C420-GP18 trio cross the Delaware River at Mill Rift. The rear of the train can be seen in the trees up river.
New York Central E7's are turning on the Dundurn Street wye in Hamilton, Ontario after bringing the Buffalo, NY passenger train over the TH&B. They will head to the Chatham Street TH&B roundhouse... (more)
Three steam locomotives on display at Green Bay. From left to right we have Lake Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 23, Soo Line 4-6-2 2718, and AT&SF 2-10-4 5017. Despite what it looks like, the museum... (more)
The entire New Royal Palm train is silhouetted against the morning sun as Southern 630 leads NS 957 into Kentucky for the trip to Danville.
I think I hiked high enough to get this birds-eye view of an eastbound UP coal train alongside the Colorado River...
4 years after it nailed an 18 wheeler at a crossing, UP 8232 sits awaiting it's destruction, most likely...
Norfolk Southern's specially painted honorary SD60E's, 6920 and 9-1-1, pose together in front of the Chattanooga National Cemetary in Chattanooga, Tennessee, along the Tennessee Valley Railroad's ... (more)
A guy lays what appears to be a penny on the rail in full view of the crew on this approaching southbound mixed frieght. Although the train is only moving at 10mph, it's funny how people and cars ... (more)
After a heavy overnight coastal snow storm, it's business as usual as the crew hauls up five loads on the slippery grade to downtown Hudson with war wagons CSXT 8849 & 8839.
Florida East Coast Railway crews begin to assess the damage done to FEC 433, which derailed along with four double stack cars as train 226 came out of the siding at Pineda. The FEC 419 and five d... (more)
It's called Big Sky Country for a reason! It looks to be the start of a beautiful summer day on MRL's 4th Subdivision as a westbound Roberts Bank-bound unit coal train cruises through the S-curves... (more)
Jupiter was made in 1979 to replace the engine borrowed from "Hollywood" to celebrate the Centennial year celebration of 1969. Prior to this there was just a simple white, slanted monument with a ... (more)
An everyday scene at Jingpeng Pass, soon to be lost forever as the diesels make their inevitable march forward.
A Wheeling ore train rumbles over the Mingo Creek Viaduct and towards the connection with CSX in Connellsville as an April shower looms in the distance.
Boxcab that helped eastbound out of Butte has now cut off and is in siding as train continues east.
Chicago bound making a station stop.
Leading it's first train since being painted into the Phase III Heritage Paint scheme, Amtrak 145 takes a break at the Cleveland Depot at 2:40 a.m. en route to Washington on the Capitol Limited.
Snowfighter. TGM6 locomotive clears railtracks during heavy snowfall in Moscow. The action take place on "Moscow coke and gas plant" ("MOSCOKS") railway. Part of "MOSCOKS" railway... (more)
Santa Fe 315, with a yellow variation of the famous "Warbonnet" paint scheme, leads three more F7 B units on Amtrak's Texas Chief. Union Station would close and the remaining Amtrak traffic would... (more)
Do you need a "foul line" in your driveway?
Photograher's notes: This is Iowa Interstate (former Rock Island) trackage heading directly into the TZPR North Limit Yard. Due to a number of circum... (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 rare sight comes past the ex-D&H station in Port Henry, NY in the form of three rebuilt ex-SOO LNE SD60s leading 253 at 04:04! The photogenic EMDs had been gathered in a storage line until recen... (more)
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
A very stormy morning with great waves near the station Dawlish: Localtrain to Paignton, taken from the pedestrain-bridge. The waves were higher then the train and the water landed on the road on ... (more)
Note:You do not get the full effect from the thumbnail. On this gloomy and cold day Shay #11 doubleheads with Shay #4 for the last trip to Bald Knob of the 2007 season.
Late in the day and towards the end of a major snow storm the NYS&W sent out one locomotive to clear crossings on the Southern Division. Here it is smashing through a snow bank at Old Rudetown Rd.
The annual Shenandoah Junction Christmas Party is in full swing. The Roadmen pose in front of an empty autorack heading west as other fans snap photos. This year's party was dedicated to "Mayor Ro... (more)
VIA #2 Split the Switch at Glen Yard just after leaving Vancouver VIA Rail Station. Spring '05
Both westbound and eastbound California Zephyr trains typically meet on or near the Salt Flats during the midnight hour, but passengers on this 12-hour late train were treated to a daytime trip ac... (more)
We are in the Galera tunnel, near the East portal. At 4682m/15689ft, this is the highest railroad tunnel in the world. Ice on the walls denotes the harsh weather c... (more)
The latest addition to the roster at Utah State Railroad Museum at Ogden is D&RGW SD40T-2 #5371. The veteran EMD was donated to the State of Utah by the Union Pacific Railroad in August 2009. Othe... (more)
Union Pacific #4012 prepares for another day of "oooohs" and "ahhhhs" as the star static steam attraction at Steamtown National Park. Seen here under a new coat of flat black primer paint.
Three trains in one location :-) It doesn't get any better than this. A UP intermodal train heads down BNSF main 2 (foreground). BNSF 7780 heads up BNSF main 1, and UP 5745 leads a manifest up... (more)
Train derailment in Esquel due to strong wind. We were the first to give assistance with forest wardens
A roaring pair of big UP powerhouses begins the downhill run to Laramie, exiting Hermosa Tunnel during a snowstorm. Leading is U50 #40, followed by a DD35B. UP 40 was built in 1964, using recond... (more)
An eastbound BNSF double stack splits the left-over carnage from a recent Union Pacific derailment, just out of the west portal of tunnel 1, as it climbs out of Caliente.
In extreme blizzard conditions, an eastbound BNSF stack train leaves the mountains of Glacier National Park behind as it fights a crosswind coming through Grizzley, Montana, on December 22, 2007.
grue de 85 tonnes de Châlon Sur Marne en intervention au dépôt de Chaumont.
en 1968, cette grue était encore actionnée par un moteur à vapeur
Passengers on tonight's Surfliner are getting their money's worth with a spectacular sunset view over the Pacific. The northbound train is minutes away from its stop at Surf Beach.
Unloading LCL freight at Charleston.
Fresh out of the box, UP 7964 C45ACCTE wears a few banners proclaiming that it is the 5000th Evolution Series Locomotive built. This locomotive is coupled to the extra water tender that the UP 844... (more)
Izaak Walton Inn`s newest form of accomodation has been lifted into position and is being readied for it`s first guests.
ALTOONA, Pa., April 22, 2016 – In keeping with a strong tradition of safety, Norfolk Southern today rolled out a new educational train and website to help first responders across its network respo... (more)
Soo 6600 at Gilchrist after 4408 had been pulled off of her. In a few day it will be off on the long slow trip to Shoreham to be evaluated and soon enough will be determined to be beyond repair. T... (more)
Beach, swim, fan and...trains at Diakofto beach.This is Greece at the summer.
One of earliest pictures I took - Challenger 3947 at an active coaling tower (notice guys on top of both boiler and tender) in either Sidney Neb, or Lodgepole NE, in NE Panhandle - in early fall o... (more)
In the late 1970s the M&E became home to National Locomotive Company, a rebuilder of used ALCOs (possibly for Suriname). The M&E's RS1 and S4 shared their engine house with hulks of Norfolk & West... (more)
The result of a fire on a fully loaded Auto Rack
CP 6250 is the first former SOO SD60 to go through the rebuild program. The unit has received a fresh coat of CP red and a new number as this ex SOO 6050.
Cliff Hanging! - The White Pass & Yukon's "rotary fleet" consisting of vintage snowplow #3 (Cooke - 1899) is marching upgrade trailed by twin steam locomotives #73 (Baldwin 2-8-2 blt. 5-47)... (more)
Inside the cab of New York Central E8 4085. It led the last eastbound 20th Century Limited out of Chicago on December 3, 1967.
You are looking at the world's most powerful articulated steam locomotive, C&O H-8 2-6-6-6 Allegheny 1601. It and it's brethren were rated for 7,498 horsepower at 46 MPH. Interesting how single un... (more)
Overview of Illinois Central Gulf former Gulf Mobile and Ohio(Alton) shops in Bloomington, Il.
One of three that won't make it thru the day, this old F is being dismembered for parts and scrap. Sic Transit Gloria Mundi.
Two SEMTA geeps lead the "Elephant Express" out of Mackinaw City. Power and passenger cars were loaned by Detroit's SEMTA commuter agency. The railroad carferry "Chief Wawatam" is visible in the u... (more)
Turn and go for this pair on this Spring morning.
I've never seen a loader sitting on top of a Woodchip Hopper, much less one that is derailed!
International tourists train Trans-Siberian Express ZARENGOLD. Welcome to the Trans-Mongolian Railwa... (more)
Bringing up the rear of CN A404 on this day was "CN 0003", a distributed braking car. A CN container with a generator inside has been placed on an old steel coil car to assist with the a... (more)
A suspected Mohawk-led mail and express train, with 4 head-end mail cars, slows to stop at Crestline. It was scheduled into Crestline at 3:10 and did not carry passengers (1956 Ohio Div. TT). Du... (more)
An interesting, and rarely photographed view at 1/25ths. Taken while on the Hiwassee Loop Excursion
Having just landed at North Carolina's Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, US Airways' specially painted "Piedmont Airlines" Airbus A319 taxis towards the passenger terminal while a Norfolk S... (more)
awaiting diesel powered train from Bay Head, NJ. on the NJ. Coast line.
Maybe the last trip for the narrow (60 cm) steam locomotive in a unique beautiful mountain route, on Pelio.
Westbound Grand Canyon at Joliet