Just before sunup in frosty downtown Keystone, W.Va., NS's Interstate heritage unit shoves train No. 776 up Elkhorn Grade, with locomotives in notch-8, awakening the sleeping mining community on a... (more)
With temperatures in the high 30s F, the Union Pacific Great Race 150 train departs Evanston, Wyoming, with Big Boy 4-8-8-4 #4014 and 4-8-4 #844 putting on an impressive show of steam and smoke as... (more)
High winds derailed 5 empty double stacks and a tanker last week. Bad weather and limited access slowed down work. Traffic on southern shore was detoured on CN Victoria bridge via Rouses point su... (more)
A large herd of elk are more interested in the grain and I rather than the train that is about to hit them!
A Lancaster, California bound Metrolink commuter train makes its way through the Sand Canyon Fire near Tunnel #19. The 22,000+ acre wild fire has forced Antelope Valley Line trains to operate at r... (more)
It was a matter of 2 or 3 minutes: I had the good luck to get this eastbound MRL train lit by the very first sun light of the day. This kind of picture requires some careful editing though. The br... (more)
The latest in Norfolk Southern’s DC to AC conversion program is SD70ACC 1800, seen here fresh out of the Juniata Paint Shop in Altoona, PA. Original built in 9/1994 as EMD SD70 #2537, 1800 was reb... (more)
Aftermath of vandals putting ties on the tracks. That's the power off Q226 in the background pulling two rerailed cars west.
This train coming from the Oregon Trunk Line was running late and it was a matter of less than a minute before the bridge be cast in shadow
After a overnight snow fall, most of the snow at Edmonds have melted with some of the snow still hanging on from a distance in Mukilteo. The wind really started to pick up with winds sustained up ... (more)
Plow extra running westbound into Morant's Curve.
While looking from just the right angle, one could argue that TRRA sponsors a bit of rooftop running in downtown St. Louis
The piece of brake rigging that launched a GTW boxcar off the track after running over it's own brake rigging that fell off and was jammed into the frog. Canon EOS 20D.
Steam Capital of America! With six locomotives in steam the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park has made geared steam history. Standing infront of each engine are the men and women that made th... (more)