Steam and the Sierras
It's a long hard climb from the valley floor up to Gold Hill. One could watch a train for nearly an hour as it struggles with the grade. And who could im... (more)
A pair of AWT's 753 class rumbles through the Ceska Trebova station without stopping. Despite the comic appearance of the cab windows, these locos are otherwise ve... (more)
(Not) Stopping by woods on a snowy evening
W.H. Eccles Lumber's 3-spot trundles a work extra through fresh snow on the Sumpter Valley.
K27 at Windy Point
Despite being late for their "Fika" (coffee break), the crew of the Ohsbanen's 1919 0-8-0T are focused only on the hand signals from the brakeman... (more)
Out of the mist
Silhouetted by a mist largely of its own making, Chelatchie Prairie's 2-8-2T delighted many photographers who witnessed this magical dawn.
Rising to the Occasion
A large salmon takes a fly just as McCloud River RR's 25 rumbles overhead on the Nehalem River bridge, Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad.
Bring your rain gear
If you take photos in the Pacific Northwest you need to be able to deal with the rain. Those of us planning to see the revitalized "Skookum" in a... (more)
Authentic narrow gauge atmosphere
How refreshing it is to stumble upon a museum operation that is truly stuck in the past. The locomotive depot at Mladějov na Moravě... (more)
Running ahead of the storm
A pair of GT26CW's hustle their train along in beautiful evening sunlight, shortly before a vicious thunderstorm.
Quitting cold Turkey
A derailment brought an abrupt end to a week's steam charter in Turkey which damaged engine, tender, cars and track. Fortunately, it was the last afternoo... (more)
Steam through the poppy fields
A photo freight steams along nicely, passing by fields of opium poppies, from where comes much of the world's legal supply of medical opiates.
Steam in the backyard
I'm sure the locals paid no attention to the passing parade of big steam on the Jitong Railway in the early 2000's. They probably had no idea that the for... (more)
Steam, sun, snow
A weak winter sun does its best to penetrate the steam emanating from the stacks of a pair of QJ's being readied for work on a bitterly cold day. Known to those few r... (more)
A pair of QJ's drift past the lower quadrant semaphores into Xiakengzi station, while another pair leave a trail of steam and smoke as the labor uphill with a maximum 2300 tonne train towards the ... (more)