As darkness begins to settle in, coal loads still come out of the coal fields of Southwest PA and through the Mon Valley. N21 heads North through the little river town of Besco, PA.
Snow is falling during dusk’s blue hour on February 3, 2019, as an eastbound BNSF coal empty curves by milepost 57 west of Trout Creek, Montana.
Brand new UP 9103 sits on a cold dark night at Picacho waiting for their switchman to hop back on and head west.
On 26 Oct of 2003 it was common to get a surprise when out photographing trains. I had to check my eyes here at this scene as the bright yellow erupted the late afternoon shadows. Here train ZCSL... (more)
Doing some contract switching in the greater Rochester area, Viscose Co. #6 spots a MDT reefer in a siding for a produce farmer. This scene was part of a night photo shoot at the Rochester & Gene... (more)
A Reading Lines family portrait at Hamburg, PA - fro L to R we find EMD GP7 #621, ALCO C630 #5308 and GE U30C #6300 waiting on an incoming thunderstorm on a warm August evening in Northeast Pennsy... (more)
Spent the evening with this beauty from Lima.
Bird watching... Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 eases into view as Charleston Station Agent Matt Crouch waits to load the Chicago-bound train with luggage. Nearly two dozen people will ... (more)
It's just after sunset as BNSF ET44C4 No. 3934 leads the daily Denver, Colorado to Laurel, Montana manifest up the middle of Mason Street in Fort Collins, Colorado on February 15, 2017.
A sky full of stars and two beautiful steam engines!
Grand Canyon Railway steam 2-8-0 #29 and steam 2-8-2 #4960 were in operation on Feb. 7 and 8 for a 2-day photo charter by Lerro Productions.
The Winter Park Express has not yet made it's first run on this cold, 8 degrees Fahrenheit evening. The last regularly scheduled ski train left here in 2009.
Snow is falling as Milwaukee Road 261 prepares to depart St. Paul Union Depot.
Milwaukee 261 steams on the grounds of the St. Paul Union Depot during its annual "North Pole Express" runs.
In the dead of night an eastbound stack train waits on the bridge for a westbound freight to clear the main into Harrisburg.
At first glance this might appear to be New York Central's Harmon shop in 1958. In reality all three of these locomotives -- E9 4096, FPA4 1390, and FL9 2013 -- originally worked for the Union Pac... (more)