Two motorists patiently wait at the Blue Mountain Road crossing for a empty UP coal train that is climbing the grade in Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver.
Conrail MA-80 arrives in the yard at South Plainfield on a rainy Saturday morning. This job typically runs on Saturdays to serve Marino\WARE, a steel fabricator. The pair of NS GP38-2s are in th... (more)
A CSX AC4400 leads a Phoenix bound manifest down the steep grade through Williams. In the distance, a pair of F40PHs (295 & 237) shuffle cars in preparation for their morning trip to the south rim... (more)
The thick morning fog is pierced by the headlights of NS 1070 along the Keystone secondary minutes after sunrise.
With rain lashing down outside, the warm glow of the carriage lights provide a welcome sanctury for any passenger boarding the local service to Swanage. the train hauled by a Drummond T9 waits at ... (more)
The NS Nickle Plate unit is the first NS heritage unit to run the rails on the path of the former B&O. Pictured crossing the Potomac River from Maryland into West Virginia after emerging from the ... (more)
A moment of sunshine lights up a BNSF intermodal west of Blacktail, Montana, over a stormy Glacier National Park on October 7, 1997. Two Burlington Northern EMD SD40-2s bracketing a GE B30-7AB pow... (more)
Dead trains, live road
Despite politicians claiming their commitment to environmental improvements, the reality check says otherwise. The enormous lines of 430 dead SNCF engines in Sot... (more)
Electric railcars ABe 4/4 # 47 and 46, built in 1965/1972 and not in regular passenger service anymore, are waiting at 8.30 PM with 3 panoramic cars on track 2 of Alp Grüm station on 2091 m a.s.l.... (more)
A westbound Canadian National freight exits rugged Black Canyon of the Thompson River west of Ashcroft, British Columbia, on June 24, 2006. In the foreground is the parallel Canadian Pacific main ... (more)
Flying high over the Crooked River bridge on a sunny fall day, what could be finer than a beautiful streamliner?
With low clouds still veiling the distant mountains, a BNSF coal train heads west at Trout Creek, Montana, on February 10, 2014, kicking up its own snowstorm on this cold winter morning.
The Stump Dodger in its element. Because of the extensive gold dredging along the Powder River in the early 1900s, much of the 5-mile right of way of the current Sumpter Valley Railroad is ... (more)
16:18 Carlisle - Leeds at sunset
I think many people, including natives such as myself, tend to think that New York City is laid out on flat 4x8' plywood tables. I submit with this image that it is not. Looking west from the M li... (more)