D&RGW's original search lights still protect UP's Craig Branch and our galaxy at 04:00h. I don't believe there was a single train on the entire 130+ miles of this coal branch line, the Milky Way a... (more)
Former Southern Pacific searchlight signals display two red signals, indicating an approaching train. The skies are clear and a new moon has allowed for a star filled sky to provide a backdrop on ... (more)
Sometimes you need to make your own subject. After failing to find any kind of train action, I had to resort to shooting the crossbucks protecting a rural grade crossing west of Cass Lake as the ... (more)
The intermediates at Brooks have just kicked on, indicating a westbound has passed the next eastern Control Point at 'CW Cabin', to the west of Hinton. Painting a vibrant red and yellow glow from ... (more)
Starry night at Claremont.. Looking to the north, with the star, Polaris overhead main one, the stars rotate in this near 19 minute exposure. The moon is less than 20 minutes from rising, which wi... (more)
A light snow the night before has allowed the four red signals at Hilldale to reflect a vibrant red cast onto the ground, as a star filled sky silhouettes the C&O cantilever that will soon see its... (more)
Timeless.. A full moon has just dipped below the horizon and the eastern skies are beginning to show some color during this brief period after moonset and before sunrise. A star filled sky and com... (more)
Old Santa Fe type signals are soon going to be a thing of the past. The BNSF signal gang is working hard to replace these old search light signal bridges and cantilevers on the Marceline Sub. Here... (more)
The intermediate signals at 'Riffes Bottom' display a pair of red stop signals, indicating the block is occupied in the opposing direction. The red signals reflect off of the snow covered private ... (more)
After shooting the Los Pinos water tank with the Milky Way in 2010, I then wanted to shoot a steam locomotive in the same fashion. It would be nearly a year and a half later when I would get my ch... (more)
A star filled sky silhouettes the eastbound cantilever at Alderson.
The milky way over Copper Creek.. It's a dark night in the Clinchport Valley as a sky full of stars silhouette the impressive Copper Creek Viaduct.
The Milky Way glows over the C&O Water Tower.
The Milky Way lights up the night sky over the Cass water tower.
A star filled sky adds some background to a clear signal at Alderson.