With the blades of the flanger deployed, Work Extra 476 becomes a knife to the fresh powder on this icy February morning. Earlier that morning, before the sun was e... (more)
Only a few days into my first semester in college, I bustled over to Decatur after class to meet up with a friend of mine. Norfolk Southern's OCS train was enroute to Decatur, heading back east to... (more)
We depart Welch, but catch an eastbound manifest train lead by NS #7528 climbing east and up-grade to Bluefield, WV along US Route 52. It was raining at this location and as the lead unit rounded ... (more)
One of my favorite spots all day: Welch, WV. If this place doesn't scream coal country then I don't know what does. Here, NS #4087 crosses over McDowell Street and the Tug Fork River just west of ... (more)
D45 does it's reverse move at Momentive, Bells Ln. on the main too tie on too the outbound manifest and proceed back to the rest of it's train after dropping the inbounds seen on the left.
Having coaled the locomotive the crew of Puffing Billy, a replica locomotive of one which dates to around 1815, head onto the line to spend a day carrying passengers along the short line available... (more)
It is 10:38 pm on this February 1976 night in Paris Gare de Lyon. Almost all night trains are gone. The carts are ready for servicing the trains arriving the next morning from far away cities. At ... (more)
Built in the late 1870s, Santa Fe's original transcontinental route featured the treacherous Raton Pass. Located on the Colorado-New Mexico border, Raton Pass was known as the "highest point ... (more)
After making its 15-minute stop, Union Pacific's "Big Boy" No. 4014 departs Green River, Wyoming, as a yard job switches the west end of the yard and manifest waits to head west on Septe... (more)
Starvation Semaphores. In a classic Santa Fe scene, the Southwest Chief races through the desert ranch lands of Chapelle, New Mexico. Even in 2020, Chapelle Siding is still protecte... (more)
N&W 611 with a freight at sunrise on the Strasburg Railroad. This was part of a Lerro Productions photo charter.
KCC 93 rests quietly in the engine house of Nevada Northern Railroad before the mornings work. a steady snowfall has begun as well and blows its way into an open bay door
Racing across the plains of Northeastern New Mexico, Amtrak's Southwest Chief prepares to knockdown a clear indication at the 706 semaphores. These will be the last semaphores the Chief enc... (more)
KCC 93 simmers in the silhouette of only two lights in the engine house at Nevada Northern, Before a long days work at the start of a photographers weekend at the railroad
The sun is just about to drop below the mountains west of Ely, as NCCCo #93 steams past the RIP building headed for the engine house. Due to a recently developed bearing issue #93 was confined to... (more)