With a train approaching, and the rain starting to come down, I decided to wait. By the time this hotshot Auto/Intermodal made its way from the Utopia diamond, it was pouring, and that was not eve... (more)
Going down the coastal range toward the sea port of Mejillones
A loaded coal train bound for unloading at East Dubuque, IL, is about 80 miles from destination as they roll east at sunset. Here the train has a good roll on them as gravity takes over on the 18,... (more)
A splash of diffused evening sun illuminates the power of westbound mixed freight, CSX Q303 as it rolls along the New River Gorge at Thurmond.
A coal train splits the once bustling railroad town of Thurmond, now a popular tourist attraction in the heart of the New River Gorge. The old C&O cantilever, coaling tower, and abandoned downtown... (more)
Eastbound loads on the former Virginian meet thunderstorms at Princeton.
Local train P37 returns from Baldwin with four engines and a cut of empty hoppers in tow. It's just the beginning of a nasty, rainy evening, but these guys are fortunately almost done with their d... (more)
"Preserved" CC 72084 assured commercial passenger service today because of lack of enough operational CC 72100. The picture shows her on the 18h42 Paris-Chalindrey train.
Nikon D4S ; 50mm... (more)
16:18 Carlisle - Leeds at sunset
With a Bronco escort running two miles ahead, this two car UP local runs eastbound through the Feather River Canyon at dusk after just clearing through Pulga
Ascending Elkhorn grade in the final minutes of daylight, a pair of NS C40-9W's drag 100 loads of Appalachian mined coal over the N&W mainline toward Bluefield. Snow and cold temperatures have mad... (more)
The Buck Local led by a GP50 (GP25) and GP38-2 rolls along the Lyons Branch between Lyons and Hygiene, CO with empty cement hoppers for the Cemex Cement Plant near Lyons.