As the sun prepares to set on Chicago, Union Pacific Northwest train #647 begins its trip to Harvard with Metra's newest creation in charge. Leading the way is METX #90, looking great in Chicago &... (more)
On a cold and snowy Saturday afternoon, BNSF’s Provo, UT to Lincoln, NE manifest emerges from Tunnel 4 next to the Flatirons of the Rocky Mountains on January 12th, 2019.
Rigi Staffel, the Sea of fog and Pilatus mountain. Cogwheel railcar Bhe 2/4 # 1 with car B # 1 is running down from Rigi Kulm, while on the left in the background BDhe 4/4 # 21 with cab car Bt # 1... (more)
The headlight of the Union Pacific's fire fighting train cuts the smoke-filled air in the Sacramento River Valley as the Delta Fire rages in the background.
Snow tiger Leaving Glacier National Park in high winds and whipping snow on a frigid March 3, 1989, an eastbound Burlington Northern freight led by tiger-striped GP50 No. 3140 heads for... (more)
A Lancaster, California bound Metrolink commuter train makes its way through the Sand Canyon Fire near Tunnel #19. The 22,000+ acre wild fire has forced Antelope Valley Line trains to operate at r... (more)
Morning Commute. The daily armada of 7 Trains make their way towards midtown Manhattan just after sunrise.
Long Island City, Queens, NY.
Norfolk Southern train M1R soars high above the town of Nicholson, Pennsylvania, as it crosses the 100-year old Tunkhannock Viaduct. On the second day of NS operations along the former Canadian P... (more)
On the 10th of January 2012, a train dumps a load of molten slag at the Beitai Steel Works in NE China. The site was first visited by foreign steam photographers in 2002. Since that time the manag... (more)
A westbound CN intermodal train hugs the shoreline of the roaring Thompson River near Spences Bridge, British Columbia, Canada, ducking in and out of tunnels along the way.
This aerial "un... (more)
Dust and exhaust from a loaded BNSF coal train mix with an already hazy atmosphere as the sun sets over western North Dakota.
And the days get short, when you reach....November. My, the days are darn short when you get into the holiday season. It's not even 3 PM yet and the New England Sun is already doing a swan... (more)
Chelatchie Prairie Dawn. Up and in the saddle at 0-dark-thirty, the crew of Crossett Western #10 takes a local freight north at sunrise, on a former Northern Pacific branch line that is no... (more)
What is better then one No 7 train? A double decker No 7! With hundreds of tired commuters on board and many more behind me on the platform waiting to get on this train to go home, these R-188 car... (more)
These two East Broad Top hopper car couplers have been frozen in this position for every winter, spring, summer and fall since 1956.
When I look back on the panoply of life I have experienced i... (more)