I happened to be in Moab, UT when a friend reminded me that the once a week UP potash local runs on a Friday, wait thats today! All my previous plans for the day were now pushed to the side as I h... (more)
Sunsetting View at Sunset Seat. As Coaster/North County Transit District (NCTD) Train 661 (NCTC 5001, Siemens SC-44 leading) crosses the cliffs of Sunset Seat in Del Mar, California on the ... (more)
I had three wishes and I got all three, Aspen Leaves in Fall splendor, Mountains in purple majesty, and that golden specular highlight high country Fall light.
Our Beagle Minturn (yes, he is named after the town at the foot of Rio Grande’s steep crossing of Tennessee Pass) intently watches Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr rumbling through Little ... (more)
The incredible depth of breathtaking Royal Gorge dwarfs a 16-car Royal Gorge Route Railroad passenger train as it negotiates tight, rocky confines along the Arkansas River near the old siding loca... (more)
First Light at MP 503
Racing the rising sun. I stand in the dark watching the light creep up from my wet vantage point beneath the super elevated curve between MP 503 and 502... (more)
Running on time and downhill into Minot, the Chicago-bound "Empire Builder" flies high over Gassman Coulee and against a picturesque July sunset.
Mount Hood looms over a westbound Coal train meeting an eastbound manifest at Wishram on a beautiful Columbia River morning. The Celilo Bridge, in the distance, crosses the Columbia from Wishram ... (more)
A northbound BNSF vehicle train cruises along the south Puget Sound on it's way to New Westminster BC from Richmond CA. The train is only seconds away from meeting a southbound empty UP oil trai... (more)
Along the Columbia River Gorge at sunrise on the Fallbridge Subdivision a loaded westbound Coal move rolls into Home Valley Wa.
Rainbow on Mullan
A Westbound Intermodal curves around the upper horseshoe of the Austin Loops and under a bright rainbow from a exiting storm. The MRL has been moving a increasing numbe... (more)
Storm Light on 4014
Storms were firing all along 4014’s southern trip to Denver July 8th. Between Fort Luptin the opportunity to strike some of my favorite shots developed fo... (more)
My Dad is the Engineer of that train. Girls as well as boys have a connection to the railroads. This girl is excited as her Dad brings in southbound stacks with Union Pacific ES44AH no. 2548 leadi... (more)
A tremendous sunset goes largely unseen by the crew of this northbound BNSF freight, holding at CP 21st St.