Here's my obligatory end of 2016 photo.Daylight freights are hard to come by this time of year account the tracks between Anchorage and Whittier see an average of only two round trip freig... (more)
Little Train - Great Land!
A pair of SD70MACs lead the short little northbound Saturday Winter Aurora passenger train out of the end of the road village of Talkeetna and into the w... (more)
Back when the days were longer and the hillsides were more colorful I caught a mixed freight of UP/BNSF interchange and COFC coming north from a connection with the AML Barge in Whittier. The tra... (more)
The Alaska Railroad has no physical connection to the rest of the North American rail network. But that doesn't prevent them from having a robust interchange. The ... (more)
Back in April a business trip took me to Florida, and since I'd never railfanned the Sunshine State I tacked on a couple vacation days and met a friend for a 4 day epic 1000 mile tour of the state... (more)
As summer wanes the nights finally begin to get dark and the brilliance of the northern sky can be seen. Knowing that Aurora were forecast on this Friday night I pa... (more)
The Alaska State fair is always summer's last big hurrah in the Last Frontier. To help accommodate the 300,000 visitors (equivalent to about half the state's total popu... (more)
Alaska is overwhelming. Sometimes it's hard to capture the scope of it when out shooting trains. The magic of drone photography has really helped with this by offering ne... (more)
On P&W's last Halloween as an independent shortline, local CT-1 rolls north from Cedar Hill to Middletown on the old New Haven Air Line with three four-motor GEs ... (more)
"Falls of the Quinebaug"
Here is the aerial version of the same train that Michael William Sullivan captured going away in ... (more)
Here is the aerial version of the same train that Michael William Sullivan captured in THIS f... (more)
Those of you who are long time followers of RP.net may recall this photo and the story that accompanied it from 5 years ago. Click h... (more)