Painted in its signature Rio Grande tribute scheme, Pennsylvania Northeastern Railroad SD40-2W 5342 (ex-CN 5342) sits in Lansdale, PA on the night of Saturday, May 18, 2019. Fireworks in the backg... (more)
A special run out of the Sandaoling open Pit coal mine with what is called the "Sparkly Train". The crew runs the steam locomotive hard on the edge of wheel slip and creates an amazing show of bur... (more)
A welder inside Union Pacific’s De Soto, Missouri, car shop repairs a freight car truck side frame on September 28, 2011.
Fireworks begin to fill the night sky this July 4th as one of the larger pieces of equipment at the Pueblo Railway Museum, the Baldwin Locomotive Works built 4-8-4 steam locomotive Santa Fe 2912, ... (more)
At Union Pacific’s Downing B. Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, a welder (boilermaker by trade) carefully builds new lower pilot assemblies for the railroad’s SD40N rebuild program on May... (more)
November 11th, 1918 marked the end of WWI. The anniversary is celebrated everywhere in France. In the railroad domain, a unique sounds and lights show was set up at the Burnhaupt station of the “T... (more)
A Burlington Northern coal train powered by a matching quartet of GE C30-7s is ready to leave Alliance, Nebraska, on the eve of July 4, 1996. Courtesy of Mother Nature, the fireworks are starting ... (more)
An evening thunderstorm drifts slowly east out over the Atlantic, with lightning strikes lighting up the sky as I wait for a southbound FEC train.
A BNSF emd leads the nightly Tucson to Phoenix manifest train with monsoon storms raging to the east.
A heavy EB stack train fights it way upgrade at Sibyl on a beautiful stormy night
Actors came together at the RailGiants museum to give photographers a glimpse into the past. Many scenarios played out over the course of the night. In this scenario, a crew member is conducting m... (more)
You can join our next photo tour to Sandaoling if you want to see the last original steam locomotives! The short group tour going to be in January 2019! Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
No Rain in California? Fine, We'll Make Our Own. Reenactor San Calderwood, of both Rail Giants and Santa Fe 3751 steam crew fame, gives photographers at the 2018 Rail Giants Train Museum N... (more)