As low sun dances off craggy cliffs on a windy, almost stormy afternoon in British Columbia, a westbound Canadian Pacific coal train makes an appearance through Black Canyon along the Thompson Riv... (more)
Iowa Interstate No. 516 leads train BICB (Blue Island, Illinois, to Council Bluffs, Iowa) into the siding at Anita, Iowa, to meet its counterpart CBBI on April 12, 2016. GE ES44AC No. 516 is paint... (more)
Something borrowed - something blue (greenish blue?). A borrowed BNSF AC4400CW sits next to Metrolink's first Tier IV unit, F125 #905 in Los Angeles Union Station. While the F125 was the major att... (more)
One of the BNSF AC4400CWs leased by Metrolink for commuter duty sits in Los Angeles Union Station awaiting its next run. Metrolink has announced that it is beginning to phase out these freight uni... (more)
A full moon and tungsten street lights light up the crossing lights on an older generation Safetran railroad crossing gantry. This crossing, remarkably untouched by CSX, is on a main thoroughfare ... (more)
CN 3045 is slowing for a meet at Ackerville as the WSOR local from Horicon accelerates for Milwaukee. The WSOR crews swap trains at Horicon. This is one of my favorite going away shots.
CN 3045 is slowing for a meet at Ackerville as the WSOR local from Milwaukee switches the interchange in the background. The WSOR mainline to Milwaukee is on the right.
Charter train Limoges - Felletin - Guéret on the Busseau-sur-Creuse viaduct.
Going to Felletin, in the "Massif Central" region.
Local waiting to head out on the K-Line to switch with 8 cars and two locomotives facing the way intended.
As the dog days of summer roll on in Mid-Missouri. UP 8958 is getting back up to speed after waiting in the hole at Smithton for the evening westbound Missouri River Runner.
SP8255 heads west out of Minturn with 50 loads of Appalachian coking coal for Geneva Works in Utah. Norfolk Southern and Conrail visitors were common on these trains from the east.
Norfolk Southern's first delivered Tier 4 compliant ET44AC wastes no time as it accelerates out of town, passing through the "7-Mile" countryside, with a whopping 19 cars bound for Oakwood Yard in... (more)
Past the old and new signals. CN X321 is passing a set of old dwarf signals that will soon be replaced by the new signals that are currently turned away from the track. Power on this train ... (more)