Mingo Creek is the tallest bridge on the former P&WV, but the Mon Fayette Expressway crosses the valley on an even higher span.
Famous class A 1218 struggles up the Blue Ridge grade with an eastbound freight while a leased RF&P EMD E8 rolls downgrade with the POWHATAN ARROW.
I had been trying to capture this shot on a sunny morning for more than two years, but until the 20th the proper circumstances had not come together. Amtrak Cascades #513 was running about 25 min... (more)
Late Saturday night (2/20/2010) BNSF's MBARSTO1 20A put 9 cars on the ground, some of which caught fire while inside Tunnel 9. The fire continued to burn well into Sunday, while crews waited for i... (more)
UP's CEO Dick Davidson presents George Bush (#41) with the UP 4141 at a special unveiling ceremony. The locomotive wears a special scheme promoting the "Trains: Tracks of the Iron Horse" exhibit ... (more)
Union Pacific consolidation #618 crosses the Snake Creek Trestle during winter. This is the winning color photograph from Winterail 2009.
Locos CN 5788 (picture) and CN 5649 and five tank train cars derailled. Ice on public crossing was the cause of derailement. More pictures at: http://deraillements.trains.quebec.fotopic.net/
An eastbound/southbound BNSF manifest loops the "loop" on its winding way up the mountain. A warbonnet leads with two distributed power units pushing. A CD with over 70 high-resolution aerials wi... (more)
The lady doing her washing pays scant attention to the passing of the regular FES afternoon mixed to Sitio del Nino. At Sitio three steam powered link and pin mixed trains will meet to swap passe... (more)
Tools Of The Trade. All of the things that make this probably the best-equipped steam locomotive shop in North America fill up all the space not occupied by locomotives. The cage i... (more)
The First 100 Yards of the Journey Home - UP 4014 sits in full sun for the first time in 51 years as it starts it's journey home to Cheyenne Wyoming to join the UP steam fleet. The pan... (more)
Royal Canadian Pacific Tour train
A great start to a day of photography on the Columbia River Sub. This vehicle train snakes off the bridge and along the bluffs, seemingly all the way back to Wenatchee. Fortunately the train was... (more)
Bad line make this derailment , at least only the two Alcos derailed and the coaches stayed on the line.