NW cabooses 555089 and 518585 west, enter the tunnel at, Roderfield, WV. 5/10/1988
A Green Light to Innovation:
Just as progress nearly half a century ago altered signalling along the old Washington to Atlanta mainline, progress again strikes as PTC signal upgrades co... (more)
Supporting the main line just outside the west portal of Mount Macdonald Tunnel on Canadian Pacific’s newest route over British Columbia’s Roger Pass is this CP Rail concrete tie made in 1985. The... (more)
Broken line near Bawdwin due to monsoon
Bombay's famous Victoria Terminus was renamed when the city was renamed to Mumbai and is now the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Photography is not permitted within the station but I was glad to be ... (more)
Lone White Pass & Yukon wood box car sits at the top of White Pass on the Canadian side of the US & Canada border. The old box car is used for shelter when the weather gets bad. The couplers and a... (more)
View to Brig station on a sunny winter day, with the roundhouse in the foreground, passenger cars yard and freight yard on the right and platforms in the background. You can see a Ee 922 switcher ... (more)
10,000th rebody coal car according to the stencil. That's been many a Top Gon thru the shop years ago when the rebody program was active. It was good to hear recently that some won't be scrapped b... (more)
Frosty McEwen sunrise. The first rays of golden sun bathe the Powder River Valley, in Eastern Oregon, illuminating the altocumulus overhead and back-lighting the Sumpter Valley Railroad's l... (more)
The original bridge over the Des Moines River at this location 3 miles west of Boone was constructed by the Chicago and North Western from 1899-1901, and eventually was named the Kate Shelley Brid... (more)
Historic Union Station building of Denver from 1881 and 1914, together with the brand new canopy in the blue hour.
View in the "Cochiti" dining car # 1474 of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, built in 1936 for the "Super Chief", retired in 1968. The table left in the foreground replete in ap... (more)
Far from home rails and testimonial of a long gone railroad, a memory to the Ferrocarril Nacionales de Mexico, near the famous Tehachapi Loop.
The parade of the BNSF doublestacks on the Transcon through Flagstaff is impressing and shaking, when standing on the platform.
Although the winters are long and often difficult from both a weather and a train perspective there are benefits. One such benefit is that you do not have to drag yourself out of bed at an early h... (more)