M583 eases down the Southern slope of Cumberland Mountain with a veteran widecab GE leading the charge.
For nearly 20 years I have had a fascination for the bridges on Donner Pass and snow removal. I havent been to Donner much over the past 10 years, and only once in the summer since I have had a dr... (more)
On a late July afternoon the sun peaks through the breaking monsoon clouds as an Eastbound stack train climbs out of Seligman, AZ.
The "Black Friday" edition of CCH's Mahrt Turn rolls down 9th Street, departing Columbus, GA, for the WestRock paper mill in Cottonton, AL, with 4 locos and 67 cars. This is usually a nocturnal op... (more)
Under a threatening sky, a Montana Rail Link ballast train approaches the loader at Spire Rock, Montana, on October 3, 2022. A pair of MRL’s EMD SD70ACes power the train that is running on a por... (more)
After the passing of a brief rainstorm, a northbound BNSF coal empty cruises over the top of Logan Hill under a nice-looking rainbow in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin on June 24, 2022.
Bolting over Winston HillWeather turned quite storming in parts of Montana on the afternoon of July 8, 2022. My brother Tom, his son Charlie and I were waiting on Montana Rail Link’s ... (more)
As a moderate rainstorm rolls over the Rocky Mountains, BNSF empty grain train X INBBYN9 09M charges east over Skyline Trestle on a rainy, spring afternoon. Photo taken from Skyline, Montana on Ju... (more)
For a few days the usual SD70 pair for the gas local was broken up as #4408 was taken offline and replaced with #253, an SD40. This was a rare opportunity to see a conventional cab leader back on ... (more)
Train C17 rounds the bend into Brant, AB with CP 9010 in the lead; the thundershowers in Calgary being left behind as the train speeds south.
Westbound coal loads make the run out of Livingston on their way towards Bozeman Pass, trying to leave the extremely threatening skies behind.
McCloud 2-6-2 #25 steams on for the Oregon Coast Scenic Railway as it departs Garibaldi on a typical pacific northwest afternoon. Here the train is seen passing by the historic 1936 US Coast Guard... (more)
Severe Storm Season
Nothing delights me more than working mother nature at her best in all the drama and impact it has to offer. Light the way into the storm, an HPC with small hail... (more)