Steam seems to defy gravity on a cold winters day, and on this 10 degree day in Alna, Maine it wafts about effortlessly. WW&F No 9 and short freight consist are seen departing Alna Center station ... (more)
A spectacular sunset explodes in the western sky behind UP Train 2CNRFG 04 passing over Santa Fe Jct. on the KCT Kaw River Bridge High Line. This would have been fine without the train, but sure,... (more)
Coal may not be what it used to be and the trains may not roll through the community of Sproul as often as they used to, but the loyal Chesapeake & Ohio style cantilever signals still guide trains... (more)
The last wave of snow falls over the college town of Flagstaff, Arizona as CSX to BNSF interchanged stack train rumbles up the grade to the 7,335 foot high summit of the Arizona Divide along the B... (more)
Every night is an adventure trackside! Tonight brought freezing rain covering everything in over a quarter inch of ice by train time. Notice the ice spraying off the rail at the front wheel of 380... (more)
The former Baltimore and Ohio Valley Line, from Harpers Ferry to Strasburg passes along the floor of the Shenandoah. In Charles Town the line crosses the former Norfolk and Western at grade and is... (more)
Sunset at Fox Lake. Just a minute or two of daylight remains as a local SOO Line Freight runs eastbound across the causeway just south of Fox Lake, Wisconsin. The power this evening is the... (more)
Truly inspiring life experiences like this don't come along too often, but this day was one of those days for me. I had the distinct privilege of meeting a little boy who loved trains so much he w... (more)
As the final trace of daylight saturates the lingering clouds over the summit of the high Sierra Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr passes through Soda Springs, just west of Norden. Even running... (more)
On a beautiful winter's afternoon near the top of Donner Pass a westbound Union Pacific double stack train approaches Norden as the dense Sierra fog begins to roll in. Looming over the scene and a... (more)
Looking splendid in VTR red & white! The 431 leads CLP 263 past the Green Mountain Baptist Church in Center Rutland at 04:11 during a light rain which only enhances the attractive paint scheme.
The Sanctum of the Leviathans
The Little Train to Oblivion. Denver and Rio Grande Western #463 leads a circa 1939 train out of Antonito westward.
Sunset North Pole Express. Just a few minutes from official sunset, the first of the Valley Railroad's 5 North Pole Express Trains rumbles north across the Deep River Creek Bridge on its wa... (more)
It is the last day of the year in Anchorage, AK. The weather isn't too bad a balmy 14 degrees everything looks good for a railfan photographer, well in most cases anyway, except this is Alaska in ... (more)