A Union Pacific coal train is approaching Azure, Colorado, on November 7, 2012. The DPU of the train has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is leaving the confines of Little Gore Canyon.
DXs 5258 and 5327 leave the Waimakariri River behind with their coal train and head for Cass. The bridge here over the Cass river has recently been replaced by a less-quaint concrete version.
On August 9, 1996, Montana Rail Link’s ML train (Missoula to Laurel freight) descends Mullan Pass as the train departs Austin, Montana. On the point is one of the railroad’s four EMD F45s, No.... (more)
Westbound BNSF grain parallels UP Kline stacks across the river.
The belch that made Montreal famous! Or was that Schenectady? Expanding its carbon footprint, a BCRail northward freight gets underway at the north end of Squamish yard after some minor switchin... (more)
A well matched quartet of Utah Railway SD40s lead a Moapa, NV to Wildcat, UT coal empty east through Spanish Fork Canyon approaching the Thistle Tunnels. Note the former D&RGW grade and Highway 6 ... (more)
On December 2010 freezing rain fell on Moscow and vicinity. The glaze ice accumulation caused a number of accidents and power outages. Roads, trees, wires covered by a thick layer of ice.
Deep within the confines of the Coast Mountain Range a BCRail southward freight crosses the Cheakamus River bridge at MP 49.6 on the Squamish subdivision
Snaking through several reverse curves a BCRail southward train descends the 2.2% Pavilion Mountain grade closely following the Fraser River. The division point of Lillooet lies about 10 miles ah... (more)
The full expanse of the Forth Bridges (rail and road) at the end of a spectacular autumn day. The concentrations of bright lights beyond the roadway bridge are construction sites for the new road... (more)
Touristic train to Fort William between Rannoch and Corrour stations, Scotland
Following numerous curves along the meandering Colorado River, BNSF’s Denver to Provo freight snakes through Red Gorge between Radium and Yarmony, Colorado, on November 1, 2012.
The absolutely unmistakable form of the Forth Bridge towers over the Firth of Forth, silhouetted by the twilit sky and lit from below and within by spotlights. This bridge didn't take shape by me... (more)
A Burlington Northern Stack train rolls west along Puget Sound en-route to the Seattle area on a fine late summer day.