Last light at Austin. This coal load passes the remains of a May derailment on the inside of the curve....
Historic Hanover Junction. The passengers from Steam Into History's 9AM excursion watch from the platform of the storied Hanover Junction Depot as their train is turned for the southbound r... (more)
Those familiar with the B&O Magnolia Cut Off will recognize this location as Concrete Wall. When B&O constructed the Cut Off in 1913-1914, they were faced with an obstacle at a bend in the Potoma... (more)
Greenhorn Trestle is tucked into a shallow box valley high in the Montana Rockies. The area was once a rich gold camp with producing lode and placer claims. Not much remains of the camp. A few de... (more)
The sun slipped into a small hole lighting up the scene and the storm that had stalled over the area all day made a brilliant backdrop. Montana weather can be challenge to shoot, but very rewardi... (more)
BNSF6206 climbs towards Mullan Pass at Birdseye. The entire train can be seen stretched out. The mid-train helper consists of 4 MRL SD70ACE locomotives, and the rear has a BNSF DPU.
BNSF5768 is aggressively charging this train into the 2.2% grade at Greenhorn. The roar is impressive as 3 large motors fill the small box valley with sounds of railroading...
Built in 8-1949, this ballast car was likely hauled over the pass in revenue service by massive Northern Pacific articulated locomotives. Designed for ballast service, this car also saw heavy u... (more)
Secrets of the York: The oil man commeth. Although she was built to resemble an 1860s-vintage, wood-burning, 4-4-0 American Standard, there are practical reasons why the new NCRY 17 "York" ... (more)
MRL4313 shoves the "Invasion of Mullan". LAUMIS has a hefty cut of M1A2 Main Battle Tanks cut in heading west. While the tanks are out of view in this picture, the swings are pushing on the tanks,... (more)
MRL252 leads the "Invasion of Mullan" MRL LAUMIS has a hefty cut of M1A2 Main Battle Tanks cut in heading west.
BNSF 9266 leads an export coal train over Skyline Trestle on Mullan Pass. The spectacular scenery near the top of the pass is amongst this photographers favorite to railfan.....
Sparkling clean Adrain and Blissfield GP9's sit in front of the new Mason, Michigan engine house. Note the long hood is stenciled the front...This is exPRR 7015 built in 1955.
Iowa Interstate 507 pulls the hill leaving Davenport with a loaded coal train...
Union Pacific 3977 4-6-6-4 Challenger. Arguably one of the best looking locomotives ever built.... Heritage Park, NE.