"Right in her own front yard". Rock Island train bound for Columbus Junction with former CRIP #1247 on the point.
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.
This one speaks for itself.
Union Pacific consolidation #618 crosses the Snake Creek Trestle during winter. This is the winning color photograph from Winterail 2009.
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)
Mingo Creek is the tallest bridge on the former P&WV, but the Mon Fayette Expressway crosses the valley on an even higher span.
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)
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)
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)
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/
Royal Canadian Pacific Tour train
Surreal and gut-wrenching ... almost like it stopped mid-collapse. I have no idea what kept this car from plunging, unless it was still coupled to the car below.
An appropriate meeting for its first occurrence: As the NW heritage unit makes its maiden voyage across "home" rails, it meets the Southern heritage unit at "Farm". The helper set will pass under ... (more)