Wildfire smoke has returned to the Puget Sound, at the cost of other's misery, we get an interesting sunset. Just in time is this UP oil train from Canada, complete with Heritage unit CP 7012. T... (more)
Sunset over the Crest of the Continent
Downgrade and at track speed number 6 flies around the fill at Leyden, CO. Intense sunsets have been a norm for several weeks over the f... (more)
The West End. The furthest west semaphores on the BNSF route of the Amtrak Southwest Chief is the 850 Intermediates in Los Cerillos, NM. As BNSF appears to be working from east/north to west/south... (more)
Hot in Caliente. BNSF Railway 5634 (AC44CW) leads a manifest train through Caliente, California on the scorching morning of Thursday, July 23, 2020. After traveling through a series of loops and... (more)
Sunrise in old Virginia. One of the better places in the entire US to photograph steam locomotives right at sunrise is Pennsylvania's Strasburg Rail Road, and the perfect spot is here, in t... (more)
Distant clouds glow in the final light of the evening as a Northbound BNSF mixed freight approaches the small town of Fordland.
Westbound coal empties round the bend at Alleghany, Va., silhouetting Chesapeake & Ohio's 'A' Cabin westbound on the mainline to Hinton. Soon, the 150-car empty train will enter Alleghany Tunnel, ... (more)
Newcastle train heads across the 1849 High Level bridge which crosses the river Tyne
The sun continues to dip down in the western sky above the Big Horn Mountains as an eastbound empty BNSF grain train from Kalama, Washington, scoots along State Highway 345 between Parkman and Ran... (more)
Regular DB Cargo Train from Bad Salzungen
A September day comes to a close as a short CSX work train of side dump cars scoots along the James River near Big Island, Virginia.
Just before sunset, priority mixed freight from Spokane, Washington to Northtown Yard in Minneapolis passes high above Lake Ashtabula behind a nice poker hand of 3 ACes.
Cogwheel double railcars Bhe 4/8 # 3044 and # 3041 of the Gornergratbahn in multiple control are running up the mountain between Riffelalp and Riffelberg, with the mighty Matterhorn as background.... (more)
Steamscape: The Snowshed Slide. "And by the time you get your hide past the Snowshed Slide.... You've had a ride on the Silverton, The Silverton Train." Those lyrics, penned over 4 decades ... (more)
The Glory of Steam
The Union Pacific Big Boy has just leaned into its steam pressure amidst the most glorious of atmospheric conditions. Heavy snow and steam wrap around me and... (more)