The class leader of Norfolk Southern's DC to AC traction rebuilds, paired with paired with 4005, leads a train of CNG tankers (as an extra mixed freight) east through the massive ro... (more)
Milepost 242: Imitation is the Sincerest Form of FlatteryA panorama, formed of 33 individual frames stitched together, shows off the entire arc of Horseshoe Curve in its modern form... (more)
Just Another Day on the JobEngineer Stephen Lane goes about the un-glamorous, but vital, task of oiling about his charge ahead of a day hosting patrons of a DC Chapter NRHS charter ... (more)
Sunrise SilhouetteEverett 11 is silhouetted against the grain silos of Morrison's Cove shortly after sunrise in late fall.
Reservoir - Reflecting on the PastI've shot this bridge and angle a few more times than really necessary over the past few years. I always look for is a calm river condition for the... (more)
Standard Railroad of the World (Everything Else is Deluxe)A bit of the "Standard Railroad of the World" came through on 'home rails' this evening. Caught in a snow shower ... (more)
Seeing DoubleWhy have one Mastadon when you can have two? With a tripod and a little digital magic, that's what we got. Without moving the camera, Norfolk & Western '382' was reposi... (more)
Bellefonte NightsNBER 1804 and the excursion train sit tied down overnight at the ex-PRR station in Bellefonte, PA.
What better way to end the night after everyone else ... (more)
The Everett Railroad's thrice-weekly (M-W-F) frieght train switches out the Cargill plant outside Martinsburg. Motive power has been this unabashedly ex-NS GE for about a year now, ... (more)
The Highbridge425 walks across the 161 feet tall, 981 feet long ex-CNJ Highbridge above the Little Schuylkill River in the prime of golden hour. The location for the angle opposite ... (more)
SpookedNBER 1804 sees her own ghost in the waters of Spring Creek on the return leg of a push-pull Halloween excursion to Pleasant Gap.The Nittany and Bald Eagle was recently as... (more)
A Storm's-a-comin'With storm clouds brewing above the Horseshoe Curve, the tail ends of a westbound intermodal and eastbound manifest rest are caught at opposite sides of the valley.
One Goes Up, One Comes DownThe head end of 23Z passes the rear end helpers of an unidentified manifest. The trains are heading in both directions and are long enough to each wrap th... (more)
The Closest Thing to Fall Color...Under storm lighting, a westbound intermodal headed up by Norfolk Southern's Norfolk Southern heritage unit (that sounds odd, I know, but there's a... (more)
Something New, Something BrokenRecently-released red mane (or Knuckles Bonnet, you decide) rebuild 8520 was posed out in the open for a few days following its official PR photos. Am... (more)