Old friends gather in front of Outer Harbor Terminal #2 waiting for their photo to be taken at the San Pedro port during WWII. Or more accurately, actors from all over Southern California pose in ... (more)
ATSF 2912 seems to have recently gotten a facelift as she sits outside the Pueblo, CO railroad station with fresh paint in the lovely evening light. The rope visible on the side is for visitors to... (more)
The dramatic scenery of the Royal Gorge is always a reminder of how small we are compared to nature. The new addition CRRX 3104 is dwarfed in comparison to the canyon walls we snaked through. On a... (more)
I last visited the Royal Gorge Railroad in the summer of 2011. The train was pulled by the staple F7 unit back then so I must say I was a bit surprised when neither engine on our train was an F7. ... (more)
After missing the first train of the day at 10:45 by 5 minutes due to traffic from a car fire on the I-70, we were rescheduled to the 12:30 train and instead got to preview our ride over the Devil... (more)
Former ATSF 4-8-4 #2912 basks in the evening sun with what looks to be a fresh coat of paint. Other photos on RP show her looking a lot worse for wear as recently as 2 years ago. I'm glad to see t... (more)
The trees caressed in snow fill the background as the silence all around is broken by a heavy intermodal destined for the warmth of San Bernardino, CA. This is one of my favorite photos from the w... (more)
Bright orange BNSF engines emerge from the wall of snow falling at Yampai just short of the summit. Yampai usually does not see heavy snowfall like it did the night before, so my friend and I were... (more)
Two years ago I was out in Arizona with my good friend and fellow RP contributor David Carballido-Jeans. Flagstaff had just been hit by heavy snowfall the day before paving the way for beautiful p... (more)
The faces of railroading. The engineer and fireman of SP 5021 take a minute to pose in front of the engine they ran today with a supervisor joining in for the photo opportunity. RailGiants Train M... (more)
Old vs. New. UP 9000 is one of the most unique engines at the museum. It was the first of the class to be built, the last to be retired, and is the sole survivor. It was one of the first pieces th... (more)
With a foot of fresh, powdery snow on the ground from a strong overnight storm, an intermodal train makes its way through Maine in below freezing temperatures.
With a foot of fresh snow on the ground from an El Niño storm, a westbound high priority intermodal rolls through Maine during the blue hour.
After a fresh snowfall in Flagstaff, a stack train snakes its way through downtown.
An overpowered Willow Springs bound Z train knocks down one of the last remaining searchlights along the Phoenix Sub before merging onto the Seligman Sub.