At 5 pm, the rush hour is just starting and with it comes the ballet of suburban trains. In the Batignolles cut - a long hole in the 17th district of Paris -, two brand new Z 50000 trains (Bombard... (more)
A lady crosses 6th Street almost unfazed that NS 191 is rumbling near less than a block away as it traverses the famous Augusta street. No worries though, it's only 10mph track speed! Boy, do I mi... (more)
A VO-1000 is working as a helper to an FEF Northern pulling a solid string of stock cars. I think this may be a hog train coming out of Omaha and headed for Los Angeles.
Amtrak train 513 get's a unexpected bath! Due to extremely high winds and high tide, the storm surge was higher than I have ever seen it before on the Puget Sound! Waves were literally coming up a... (more)
Christmas City Express pauses by the nicely lit trees adjacent to Bentleyville.
The crew looks over the RBMN 5029, a parts only SD50M. The engine has the middle axel removed on both trucks limiting the train to 10mph for the whole trip, Pittston to Jim Thorpe. This train has ... (more)
DPUs crossing the slide near Fields, Oregon on the Cascade Subdivision. DPUs here take a beating from the smoke in the many tunnels between Oakridge and Cascade Summit.
After leaving Ollague near the Chile - Bolivia border, this ore concentrates train going to Calama and Mejillones on the Pacific Coast has just passed the ghost town and abandonned mine of Buenave... (more)
The Great Salt Lake causeway of the Andes
At first we were a little disappointed with the few trains (almost all westbound and none uphill), as we waited this morning at the Cajon Pass on Sullivans curve. But then appeared as a great surp... (more)
White River Junction, Vermont's Rotary Club Polar Express train operated on Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14, with Vermont Railway GP40-2 303 (ex-Boston & Maine on old home turf) haul... (more)
The power off inbound CSX Q640 heads for the engine service area with "new" power for the Finger Lakes Railway in central NY. The unit was rebuilt and painted into the Finger Lakes New Y... (more)
From about as high as you can climb in Kingman Canyon the view is spectacular as we catch eastbound stacks winding their way through the canyon.
Several minutes after the sun had set, the sky was still alive with color above Lake Pend Oreille as a westbound manifest rolled across the famous bridge over the lake.
Rusting and pretty much abandoned, a Conrail GG-1 sits in Cooperstown junction on a chilly December morning.