Bouncing along in open gondola on a charter tripleheader.
Thanksgiving dinner is about to be served as the non-stop parade of BNSF trains roll pass our Crozier Canyon homestead. Here, a westbound double stack train for the ports of Los Angeles meets an e... (more)
After five days of nearly continuous snowfall in Jan. 2017, Flagstaff received a total of three feet of snow in town and eight feet on the slopes. On the six day, a small storm cell rolls through ... (more)
An eastbound manifest illuminates the classic search light signal at H26.6 as the day draws to an end.
A Southbound BNSF MWAX Train rolls down the main as it passes right next to the tied down BNSF VULX Train. This is a typical sight at night on the BNSF Madill Sub. The Vulcan materials yard in Fri... (more)
The terminal at Wernigerode is a delight. Engines are everywhere and there is plenty of activity.
Silvery clouds move across the full moon, silhouetting # 618 against the night sky. This was a one shot chance as the loco pulled out just as I closed the shutter.
Happy Halloween from Russia, folks! :-)
With road traffic on Rt 322 streaking past in the background, the headlights of an eastbound freight illuminate the soon-to-be-replaced CPL’s on the Rockville bridge. A short time later the train’... (more)
The Shops Never SleepJust because night has fallen doesn't mean a railroad shop can hang up the tools for the day and go home. The Juniata Locomotive Shop is a 24/7 operation, and t... (more)
Morning Banjo at Pogue. A banjo player sits on the porch of the Pogue General Store and Post Office waiting for a train that may never come. This building still survives and is privately o... (more)
After running light-engines up to Searles yard to pick up fifty coal loads, three Trona Railway EMDs return to the Argus facility near Trona on a warm and slightly hazy October afternoon.