The "Patagonia Express" does run a seasonal tourist service over the highly scenic 10 miles out of Esquel, Argentina. The first batch of Baldwins were not bought with cash but were actu... (more)
The majestic Andes rise in the distance as General Roca # 4 heads upgrade. This is the line made famous by Paul Theroux as the "Patagonia Express", even though it was anything but an ex... (more)
Last glint of another great day on the Esquel Branch. The track sees very little use and tough desert grasses over the rails caused a lot of traction issues. We spread sand from the ballast to no... (more)
Canyon of the Las Animas is one of the great rail locations in the world. Regular D&S train wending its way past the cliffs at Rockwood.
Misty morning at Chama. Very monochrome except for the accent of the headlight.
Love shooting in the Chama terminal. Friendly staff gave me the run of the place, even turning off some lights that were a problem. Open bulb with multiple flashes. Hard not to overexpose those... (more)
Tripleheader blasts upgrade through western scenery. Quite a show.
The terminal at Wernigerode is a delight. Engines are everywhere and there is plenty of activity.
Predawn in Chama yard as the crews prepare for a tripleheaded freight to head over the pass.
Silvery clouds move across the full moon, silhouetting # 618 against the night sky. This was a one shot chance as the loco pulled out just as I closed the shutter.
Ex UP 618 struts her stuff with the majestic Wasatch mountains as a stunning backdrop.
The Harzquerbahn is a steam paradise. Beautifully maintained locos pound upgrade to the summit of the Harz leading a fleet of daily trains.
Double headed mikes charge up to Cumbres pass with a charter freight.
Hallowed ground, Silverton yard.