After leaving ballast cars at Wood Lake, MN, Minnesota Prairie Line power is returning east near Echo, MN. MPLI is a subsidiary of Twin Cities and Western and uses their power, in this case TCWR 3... (more)
Clear signal at CP "Neck".. After an evening of heavy downpours, thick fog and mist have formed in the valley of the New River Gorge, as a westbound approaches.. Flanges are squealing and the two ... (more)
Welcome Home! - The Alaska Railroad's last active steam locomotive, #557, has returned after a 46 1/2 year hiatus in the lower 48. #557 is a Baldwin Locomotive Works class S-160 2-8-0 Cons... (more)
Soaring over the world of the lone doe, these commuters are seemingly unaware of the world beneath them.
BNSF 7699 has a clear signal to proceed east at West Daggett just after sunrise on 3/5/11.
Starry night at Claremont.. Looking to the north, with the star, Polaris overhead main one, the stars rotate in this near 19 minute exposure. The moon is less than 20 minutes from rising, which wi... (more)
It started out Thursday afternoon as rain, and then snow mixed in. When the precip turned to all snow, the flakes were the size of potato chips. The snow stuck to every little twig on every tree... (more)
ST43-303 with an early morning (5.40 am) international freight train from polish station Tarnow Filia to slovakian Haniska Pri Kosiciach approaches village Rzepedz among Oslawa river haze.
As the winter sun rises over the Cascades, its warm rays start to melt the morning frost and fill the valley with a light fog that glows from the sun. It’s a serene and beautiful morning that come... (more)
Ka942 pours on the speed during a southbound photo run-by at Putorino, on New Zealand's Gisborne Line. This was during Mainline Steam's two-week NZ tour 2011.
A West Colton to Roseville manifest holds the siding at Ansel to let a southbound monster manifest by with the moon shinning down.
Northbound Cedar River local works towards the next stop at St Ansgar as the sun peaks over the morning clouds. This job today has what getting to be an unusual consist for Iowa. IC 6201 has been... (more)
Frost covers most everything this morning as the 277 train bound for Huron, SD glides through the scenic Lake Benton area. The fog let just enough sun in to give the scene a pink tint.
Eureka on the High Bridge. A late August afternoon finds the 1875-vintage Eureka & Palisade Number 4 hauling a passenger extra across the famous High Bridge above the Animas River at Tacoma... (more)
Foss River Bridge; Amtrak number 8 lights up the snowy valley as it makes it way east up the 2.2% grade on Stevens Pass. Taken during the annual Tracks in the Snow Event with fellow RPix co... (more)