Sporting a new livery and a change in number plate colors, Strasburg Rail Road's 2-10-0 made its public debut during a series of Winter excursions which took place over the Valentine's Day weekend... (more)
It is amazing how quickly things can change out here on the railroad. NS SD40-2 3435 built originally as PRR SD40 6100 in March 1966 and NS SD40-2 3430 built as KCS SD40 613 in Octob... (more)
A Laurel, MT to Pasco, WA manifest freight crosses the bridge at MP 55 on the west side of Trout Creek on Montana Rail Link. After fresh snow a few days earlier, almost spring-like temperatures ha... (more)
BNSF 6044 heads east at Tuscor, MT with an empty grain train on Montana Rail Link. Former Northern Pacific cantilever target signals still protect the west end of Tuscor siding at MP 62 nine miles... (more)
It's a gorgeous morning in Coal Creek Canyon as Amtrak's westbound "California Zephyr" led by two Phase III painted Genesis GE's climbs the 2-percent grade approaching Tunnel No. 1 on Fe... (more)
Big Sky Country!
A lone photographer in a red jacket stands in a snow covered field of an Amish farm hoping, like myself, to capture a unique perspective at the Strasburg Rail Road. In... (more)
NNRY 40 chugs across the fill at Steptoe Creek in the early morning sun.
A wider shot showing the small community of Baker Brook, as Q121 rushes westward.
As the snow comes down on the northern Minnesota landscape the taconite pellets continue to come down as well from the Iron Range to Proctor to Duluth to a steel mill. Here CN 5244 charges southb... (more)
CN 595 around the curve approaching Utterson, southbound for Longford Mills.
Working in the Woods! WMSR 734 takes one more trainload uphill before her 1472-day inspection. I took a similar shot in post-color fall as a vertical, see Railroad: Western Maryland Scenic RailroadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-0Location: Mt. Savage, Maryland, USALocomotive #: WMSR 734Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: February 17, 2016
"SHROUDED IN STEAM"
Opening Day on the railroad is coming to a close as the final excursion of the Long John Limited arrives at the station and shrouds the platform and stati... (more)
Express Service to Jim Thorpe. A Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern Express passenger train charges north across the Little Schuylkill River in West Penn, Pennsylvania just after dawn on a c... (more)
Strasburg Rail Road's 2-10-0 proves its worth pulling an 8 car consist up the grade by Esbenshade crossing. To the right, a few railrans gather to watch the impressive show.
Q121, (intermodal from Halifax, NS to Brampton, ON), is seen speeding up the hill through Baker Brook with a heavy train of containers in tow. The HBD's on the Napadogan Sub recorded this train a... (more)