A clash of seasons: An early autumn snowfall in the higher elevations of Mullan Pass surrounds Skyline Trestle (a.k.a. Austin Creek Trestle) at Skyline, Montana, on October 11, 1997. Lower elevati... (more)
On the Fallbridge Sub, a westbound coal drag, with BNSF 6337 on the point, exits tunnel 10 with coal hoppers strung out on the causeway at chamberlain Lake.
With peak foliage 'blossoming' in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Conway Scenic put together a two-unit and 7-car train for the Notch Train on September 27, 2014. The train is seen southbou... (more)
The calendar says spring, but the weather says winter at Crescent, Colorado, on April 23, 1999. Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, climbs the Front Range of the Rockies through a snowy wonderlan... (more)
Unique rail equipment from around New England is beginning the trek to White River Junction, Vermont's 22nd Annual Glory Days of the Railroad Festival, set for this weekend, September 12-14. Whil... (more)
One of the most popular places to photograph trains in North Dakota is from this hill in the Bad Lands. The story behind this photo is a little more involved than I walked up the hill and waited f... (more)
A 3-unit helper set with relatively new 4404 leads MRL's local 841 and its two GP35s back to Livingston.
7825 east crosses the normally westbound Ciennega Creek Bridge over Davidson Canyon. If there are no west bounds around, the dispatcher will route a heavy eastbound over the westbound track.
Due to a combination of a harsh winter, booming oil industry, and aggressive trackwork, Amtrak's Prized train, the Empire Builder detours over the KO Sub. While the eastbound train 8 still uses i... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is now threading 63-foot Tunnel 40 in the heart of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on t... (more)
An SD45 led KCKSPO rolls west along the Cabinet Gorge reservoir between Noxon and Heron, MT.
Emerging from the fog, Q676 rolls through the small town of Waxhaw, NC on a quiet Sunday morning.
Laurel-Missoula freight snakes its way through Lombard Canyon and along the Missouri River on Montana Rail Link's 2nd Subdivision.
The ever so famous Potash Turn exits the west end of the 7,050ft Bootlegger Tunnel with a pair of GP40-2s and two cars. for Potash. While it use to be a Friday event, he train is scheduled to run ... (more)
A Stadler KISS EMU is crossing the Eglisau railway bridge just before sunset.