Sub-lettered for the Georgia Southern & Florida Railroad, former Southern Railway highood GP38-2 No. 5130 sits unassigned in the yard at Nitro during a severe thunderstorm.
An eastbound Burlington Northern freight trailed by two cabooses slinks around the curves through the Badlands west of Sully Springs, North Dakota, on July 27, 1992.
Positioned in the center of the town's modern day commercial district, the 1906 built Chesapeake & Ohio St. Albans Depot watches over the double track mainline as it has over for a century. An ori... (more)
CSX Q539 sets out a cut of mill gondolas for the Knoxville and Holston River Railroad to take to an industry that converts scrap metal into rebar. It was 9:30pm, and at this moment, the train was ... (more)
A splash of color around the Spencer roundhouse.
The train is seen in the distance, it's true ... and maybe far away, rather see something black in the bottom of the canyon, looks like a black tattoo. But you can clearly see how this railroad sh... (more)
Royal Gorge train heads under what was once the highest suspension bridge in the world. A lot seems to have happened since my last visit here 8 years ago with many of the attractions on the side r... (more)
A train passes through Junction 18, possibly the world's busiest rail crossing and interlocking. A real treat to see and so accessible!
TVRM's former Southern Rwy 2-8-0 #630 leads a southbound Norfolk Southern/TVRM public excursion train across the massive bridge over the Kentucky River at High Bridge, KY on its round trip between... (more)
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.
Electric arc. Electric train ED4M departs early morning from Fryazevo station. On December 2010 freezing rain fell on Moscow and vicinity. The glaze ice accumulation caused a numb... (more)
Bridge between Momchilgrad and Podkova. Steam locomotive 01.23 is build 1935 SLM Winterthur.
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)
Thunderstorm rolled to the North while I was out shooting trains last night. Captured this shot of lightning from the Norfolk Southern Reading Yard last night.
Photo by Shawn A Leightcap