Since 2001 (15 trips or so) I have tried to get that famous glint shot at Winslow with no luck...timing just never worked out. On this day it was steady clouds with some heavy rain bursts until t... (more)
A tiny sliver of the sun is visible in the sky overhead as the solar eclipse begins to recede and daylight returns amidst the afternoon. All is quiet at Melrose as the signal stands dark for the 1... (more)
In a nice yellow sunset, CN 408 rounds the bend at Fort Beausejour, New Brunswick, as they approach the advance signal to Amherst, and cross over the New Brunswick/Nova Scotia border.
Rock Island E8A 652 and E6A 630, now owned by the Manly Junction Railway Museum/Iowa Northern Railway, make their public debut at the Hub City Heritage Corp. Railway Museum's 2017 Railroad Days ev... (more)
This week's installment of the VRS/PAR Saturday Slurry train may not be pretty, with MEC C40-8s 7627, 7585, 7635, 310 and 503, but for what the consist lacks, the sky more than makes up for! Seen... (more)
Monsoon season over the great Southwest is in full swing as the Black Mesa & Lake Powell brings another loaded coal train to the Navajo Generating Station at Page.
With a beautiful yellow sunset, eastbound train 408 splits the signals on the approach to Amherst, as well as splits provinces, now entering Nova Scotia, with the rest of the train still on the Ne... (more)
An H1 dash 9 leads a solid train of trailers downgrade at sunset.
With the sun just minutes from falling behind the horizon, BNSF 6631 leads an eastbound stack train across the Arizona desert nearing its crew change point at Winslow.
CP's Canada 150 Train crosses Bala Falls on the Muskoka River after overnighting in MacTier. They had a performance in Sudbury the previous night and are on their way to Hamilton for another tonig... (more)
A beautiful summer morning on the Brienzer Rothorn. A relief train with diesellocomotive Hm 2/2 # 10 is coming up between Oberstafel and Rothorn Kulm, with Dirrengrind mountain ridge and Lake Brie... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Night traffic meets in the hairpin of St. Jodok am Brenner. This part of the line climbs steeply, so 3 sharp curves was needed to construct the pass 150 years ago.
A BNSF manifest descends the grade in Bealville under a full Moon.
Delayed by a series of flash flood speed restrictions, Amtrak's Pennsylvanian crawls into the Greensburg station in the pouring rain.