Green Machine. Battery powered NS 999, classed BP4, goes to work for the first time in Rose Yard in Altoona. The unit was built using the frame of former NS GP38 2911, ex CR 7732, ne... (more)
Full Moon Baretables. As the full moon rises in the east a westbound baretable train races west on the Seligman Subdivision after the sun which has just set a few minutes earlier.
the dead line in Colton is about 150 locos long - some SD40-2's or C40-8's but also a lot of newer SD70M's are sidelined due to lack of work ...
Burr A wind chill of -30 made for a cold shoot, M337 is punching some small drifts.
CSXT 924 south leads a loaded coal train in a 2 x 1 fashion through Waterloo, SC. N18607 operates from Danville, WV to Busch, FL.
The conductor of northbound coal empty U134 climbs back onboard his train just as the DPU of a southbound loaded coal heads towards Augusta. (Pentax K10D with DA 50-200mm lens)
Movie stunt train once belonging to the Santa Clarita Railroad (SCRX) performing a stunt with a Pontiac Firebird. Note part of vehicle firewall on right side of the locomotive.
The Glacier Discovery works north after passing the Girdwood Passenger station. Moments earlier a rainbow filled the Girdwood Valley but now dark storm clouds are shrouding the Chugach Mountains ... (more)
Milwaukee Road #261 makes good time shuttling 9 gondolas to interchange with the Twin Cities and Western in Buffalo Lake, MN. Once a two track main, the line is now single and sees mostly TC&W t... (more)
Dangling ditch light and all, CSXT local B957 churns up 10 loads to 7th Street in downtown Hudson after a heavy wet snow fall the last day of the year. Three big brute SD40-2s is a rare sight eve... (more)
Making for a memorable first night in La Grange, a six hr. wait for a northbound is rewarded when CSX 8118 comes idling down Main Street past the Mayor's house at 04:11.
UP #4012 basks in the sunshine on display at Steamtown National Historic Park. A new perspective taken at 180 mm.
A meet of epic proportions! BNSF 5427 meets UP 844 and SP 4449 with the steam spectacular. And yes, the rumors are true, I did use a step ladder to take this picture. Almost got blown over in th... (more)
The secret is out, the Heber Valley is the place to be for winter steam photography! Annie Bruehl waits at the Edwards Lane crossing for UP 618 to pass by her completely original 1953 Buick.