A colorful Dash 9 leads a tank car train east at track speed on the Norfolk Southern Chicago Line. The traditional friendly wave from the engineer is much appreciated.
A southbound stack train glides along side Larimer County Road 15 just south of Berthoud. The train is gonna go in the hole at Longs Peak where the crew will tie the train down.
A small patch of sun catches the lead locomotives of an eastbound manifest as it makes its way past the Cresta Powerhouse Dam in the Feather River Canyon.
A late 13T heads south through the Lehigh Gorge on the NS single main behind a nice CN leader. This particular stretch of trackage is unique in that each NS and RBMN have a parallel main track fro... (more)
Continuing south to Seattle.
On an incredibly still spring morning, an eastbound BNSF manifest freight crosses the Pack River Fill just west of Hope, Idaho, on the morning of May 19, 2011. This nearly mile long fill on Montan... (more)
The pre-digital era available light shots at dusk or dawn were always a hit-or-miss-thing. This Santa Fe stacker grinding its way up through Tehachapi Loop was the last train I photographed on th... (more)
NS 23Z meets coal drag C48 with 5 SD80MAC's pulling through Cassandra Railfan Overlook in the midst of an early February snowstorm.
A Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA stack train gets ready to stop at Woodford where it will hold because of a broekn down train a siding head. Also, waiting at Woodford, a loaded auto trains waits for a... (more)
Three BNSF engines cross the Potomac River at historic Harpers Ferry after a blanket of snow from a second storm in as many days.
Westbound Ethanol train CSX K055 continues past Saint Denis station on the Old Main Line after a snow storm earlier in the morning.
Westbound empty garbage train
Running 4th in a fleet of 7 westbounds, BNSF 5359 blasts through Cadiz in the early afternoon. The train will take the siding at Amboy for 3 hotshots to run around.