Lightning pops out of a distant thunderhead as the prairie winds carry it across the open plains while the beautiful center of our Milky Way Galaxy rises high above the New Mexico landscape and th... (more)
Red lights in the purple sky. The CPL's at Abingdon no longer stand; leaving this scene without the charm it withheld for nearly a century.
Featured here, the setting sun illuminates a semaphore signal located in Chapelle, NM. Seen is only one of many active signals that currently reside along BNSF's Glorieta & Raton Subdivisions.
From an era gone bye the east coast largest hump yard in the 40s run bye the new haven railroad at cedar hill. In this
photo you can still see the hump and some of the old rail
that was left beh... (more)
Located in different sections throughout railway systems, rail joints provide room for expansion whenever necessary. To keep electrical continuity between the rail at the joint, a "bond wire" is ... (more)
Sounder Train 1517 is crossing the new Sound Transit Tacoma bridge as heads for the Tacoma Dome Station. The remains of the historic Milwaukee Road S-Curve trestle are off to the right. Another ... (more)
Resting on some 4x4 pieces of wood, a 6ft. section of rail has just undergone the process of Flash-Butt welding. The operator of a Chemetron hi-rail truck which houses the welding equipment, just... (more)
A view of two interlocking towers in 1973. Looking northeast on the EJ&E Porter Line is HO tower (N&W, ex NKP, crossing) in the foreground and BART tower (PC, ex PRR, crossing) in the distance. Th... (more)
The refurbished Southern Railway Prosperity Depot waits by unabandoned but unused tracks for trains that no longer come by. In front is a frog sculpture serving perhaps as a reminder that, years a... (more)
Sunday evening at Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan, New York. The New York Central is long gone, but Metro-North uses the station today, and outside you can see some of the work that wi... (more)
The Parlor-observation car on Train 98, the Coast Daylight. A Roger Puta Photograph
A quiet night at the yard in Ely.
The Town of Varnville, SC has recognized its rail heritage by painting this former Reading 94063 and Conrail 18847 caboose in C. & W. C. garb.
The FRA geometry car and its accompaniment rest in Andrews Yard in Columbia, SC.
New rail laid on track two between Kannapolis and Haydock, this particular section located near the "Glass" intermediates near the 351 MP.
136= 136 lb/yd rail
RE= Rail manufactured t... (more)