The sun is just about to go down and rays are glowing bright in the sky above the clouds, and a coal train is makes its way eastbound at track speed, with an SD70ACe on the point.
RF&P 1002 has seen better days. This streamliner once wore the RF&P's gray and blue scheme and hauled passenger around Washington D.C and Richmond. Today its owned by the Virginia Museum of Transp... (more)
With red signals ahead nothing to do but sit and watch the beautiful sky as the sun sinks slowly beneath the horizon.
The maroon paint of an Alco C420 glows bright in a period between the storms over Springdale, as the idling locomotives prepare to perform their morning operations.
Sunrays shine bright above the clouds as a waiting, westbound autorack train idles in the siding at diggins on a gorgeous evening.
A mixed freight rolls through the platform of the Fredericksburg VRE station as a heavy thunderstorm pours down rain.
A worn out, old Alco sits just outside the old car shops at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, lashed up with a BL2 and some sort of slug. I am unsure of the origins or plans for this... (more)
C&O's famous streamlined steamer, number 490 "The Hudson", sits on display in the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore Maryland today. The 490 once pulled passenger tr... (more)
An Amtrak crosses the Rappahannock River Bridge and approaches the Fredericksburg VRE station on a hot summer morning.
A lone SD70MAC shoves hard at the rear of a westbound coal train as a dramatic sunset fills the sky above it.
Colorful Glow A beautiful array of colors shine off the rails as a coal train waits it's turn to leave a quiet siding in the countryside and a second train is slowly approaching from the... (more)
A military train rolls through Marshfield, MO as the sun sets behind the grain elevators.
Emerging From the Forest The local switcher out of Verona rolls through the woods outside of Staunton on its return journey in the late afternoon, with the GP9, in the newest paint scheme... (more)
An empty coal train rolls through the woods as it approaches Springfield Yard, a few miles to the west of this spot, on a beautiful mid-spring afternoon.
I got a tip from a railroad crewmen that the afternoon local was still working out around Verona, I headed that way and ran into it a few miles outside of town. Here it makes its way back toward S... (more)