Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is now threading 63-foot Tunnel 40 in the heart of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on t... (more)
Bathed in 'Golden Hour' light, a Union Pacific inspection special emerges from Spanish Fork Canyon on July 26, 2014.
Emerging from the fog, Q676 rolls through the small town of Waxhaw, NC on a quiet Sunday morning.
An ABB set of E units move past Canal st. in Downtown Chicago. Photo taken by James D. Hediger.
So far this summer the Anchorage area is off to a wet start with plenty of rain and more in the forecast. So, in searching the archives I found this shot of a southbound coal train at Bird Point o... (more)
With dark clouds and storms surrounding Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 17, 2014, a westbound BNSF coal train snakes along the Missouri River in scenic Lombard Canyon on Montana Rail Li... (more)
The first rays of an early morning sun illuminate the rolling hills of Tehachapi Pass, silhouetting the descent of a manifest destined for Bakersfield. The Southern Pacific pass serves as a critic... (more)
The Viso double switchback is more spectacular viewed from the top level (called Viso Arriba) than from below - see picture 365752... (more)
After meeting an Eastbound coil train, Westbound coke accelerates toward the diamond at XN (or RO if you're a B&O fan) tower on the former Nickel Plate racetrack in Leipsic.
A train passes through Junction 18, possibly the world's busiest rail crossing and interlocking. A real treat to see and so accessible!
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.
At Ochanomizu Station on Tokyo's Kanda River, the above-ground Japan Railways' suburban Chūō is bisected by Tokyo Metro's Marunouchi Line passing underneath, as seen here at dusk on a wi... (more)
Shortly before sunrise the 489 and a work train make a photo runby at Lava. In the background the San Luis Valley is covered by fog with a few hill tops looking like islands. Our train was heade... (more)
A power line-up. It's just after dawn on a cold morning in February, and the locomotives of the Nevada Northern Railway are getting ready for work. Pictured here are the four work horses t... (more)