"Departing in a Blur"
As quickly as Amtrak #156 arrived it was on its way to complete its journey to New York Penn Station.
A signal sits guarding the mainline just south of CP Glover, as the sun sets on a beautiful February day.
A Union Pacific welder cuts the north rail during a grade crossing replacement at 72nd Avenue on UP’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision in Arvada, Colorado, on October 25, 2003.
In time honored tradition, the signalman deftly returns the "Down Main Inner Home" signal to the "on" (or "stop") position after a Kandy-bound train has cleared the s... (more)
The morning rush is just beginning to warm up at Hoboken as the blue hour sets in. Terminal Interlocking is quiet for now but in just a matter of minut... (more)
Semaphore Survivors. A pair of the few extant Monon semaphores maintain their static vigil at Smedley, Indiana. Thieves have removed most of the blades on the rail-banked line between Salem and ... (more)
The observation deck of the Golden Spike Tower Museum provides an excellent place to sit back and watch some great rail action. Bailey Yard, the largest yard in the world is the hub for the Union ... (more)
The Lackawanna Railroad left its mark behind high above the cobblestone courtyard of their waterfront terminal at Hoboken.
This 141 lb. steel rail that once guided many heavy MRL trains, over the
Greenhorn Trestle in Mullan Pass, is now nothing more then scrap. The rail head has been severely damaged in a short time... (more)
On Saturday morning 13 February 2016, a work crew was grinding rails, when sparks ignited the trestle. Attempts were made to extinguish the fire, but clearly that was unsuccessful. To the best of ... (more)
"Our Greatest Asset Is People," as noted at the bottom of the unique old Chessie Shops sign in Cumberland.
Lackawanna Railroad Warehouse Sign
The Lackawanna Railroad warehouse sign is shown proudly displayed high over Jersey city only a few blocks from Hoboken terminal and right... (more)
Not certain what happened here, but this tank car sits along the siding in Sabalon CA on the Arizona & California, in a location only accessible by dirt roads. Kind of look like my room did when I... (more)
The Silver Solarium brings up the tail end of the SP 4449's excursion to Bend, Oregon.
Steam crane demonstration during the Nevada Northern Winter Photo Spectacular 2014.