The N-2 style dwarf signal at NE Toe River, dating back to the days of the Clinchfield Railroad, shines down the former CRR mainline as a nearly full moon illuminates the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A beam of light exits the Altapass Tunnel, backlighting the classic Clinchfield signal, as an empty coal train heads southward, screaming through tight confines as it negotiates the Black Mountain... (more)
Built out of durable cast-iron this US&S Searchlight Signal has withstood the elements for decades with the ability to switch between three different aspects. Those aspects are red, yellow, and g... (more)
A view from 344ft up the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth. We can see two South West Trains Class 450s waiting to depart for London Waterloo from Portsmouth Harbour station. The Gosport Ferry is at... (more)
Evidence of the ex-L&N line that this coaling tower use to serve, still stands with its logo and date of construction (1943) engraved into both of its north and south sides. Now CSX owns the trac... (more)
Dating back to the Conrail days, the unique dwarf signal at Swanton is seen lit late on an August night less than a month before it was taken out of service.
Built in 1910, Union Pacific’s Columbus, Nebraska, station stood along the Columbus Subdivision main line for over 100 years until torn down in June 2015.
A side by side comparison of the old, vs new Darth Vader style signals that are being installed in various spots along the Springhill Subdivision.
The ear piercing sound of steel wheels against rail, fill the air as this hooper train makes a nocturnal move south with a single BNSF locomotive on the point. The color light signal standing gua... (more)
Highlighted here, we see a close up view of the last remaining operational Wig-Wag signal on BNSF's system. Located in Delhi, CO this signal continues to withstand the test of time, as it sees onl... (more)
The sun sets behind the Lowell intermediates as track 2 gets knocked down to red for a North bound.
The milky way rests above the skies of Delhi, Colorado as the historic mainline wig wag stands dormant over the southern Colorado grasslands. It has been recently rumored that this historic piece... (more)
A fixed semaphore stands tall in the faint glow of the 2017 eclipse in totality.
One of many eastbound freight trains on Norfolk Southern's busy Chicago line over the course of the night splits the now gone 309 intermediates from the days of the NYC.
Dark, derelict, abandoned. Waiting for a train that will never come.