A switch heater may be little more than a heavy duty pilot light, but these silent, hardworking blue-flamed sentinels protect the interlocking at CP-Bethlehem winter after winter, as reliably toda... (more)
Southbound B&LE ore train at Keepville, PA, just south of Albion.
The Seattle monorail dates back to the World's Fair of 1962. Here's its penultimate run of the evening, as it passes the terminus of Seattle Streetcar's South Lake Union line.
Westbound BNSF passes the Nevada Northern's small yard at Shafter, NV.
Veteran NYC bracket masts with Type-G signals shine into the night along NS's Chicago Line at Dunlap, IN. Dunlap is just a few miles east of Elkhart.
Ah, Nipton. This "town" in the middle of the fabled Los Angeles and Salt Lake boasts not only top-notch accommodations in the form of the Nipton Hotel, but a convenience store and a charming littl... (more)
Eastbound ethanol knocks down a classic Pennsy position light signal east of Altoona in the sleepy hamlet of Fostoria.
A westbound NS manifest breezes through Macungie on a hot summer's night. It is about to knock down one of the increasingly rare Reading-era intermediate signals on the line.
NS local H75, about to pass under the Broad St. Bridge. It's passing Historic Bethlehem, and the Monocacy Creek, with the Hotel Bethlehem visible at top left.
My first visit to the Deseret Railway exceeded my every expectation. From the amazing scenery to the curiosity of shooting one of two 50kV railroads in the country, with some of the most lovingly ... (more)
Metra, pushing to Chicago on a rainy (and very windy) night, passes the Tower at Rondout.
Two green line trains pass each other crossing the river, as the skyline looms in the background.
The loop, in all its splendor.
MLWs and foliage - what could be better?
Sometimes, it's nice to let someone else do the driving... On most railfan trips, I end up being the wheelman, so the opportunity for a pace shot is not usually mine to take - until today! Here we... (more)