Rayonier 90 heads a log train southbound from a loading point near Quinault to the dump at Hoquiam. The specific location of this picture is lost in my fading memory, but this is probably near Nei... (more)
The former International Railways of Central America had fallen on hard times, and the Guatemala Division was nationalized in 1968 as the Ferrocarriles de Guatemala. The IRCA had almost completed... (more)
A northbound train stops at Great Lakes depot. This is a highly cropped version of a broader scene, which explains the grain. But I like the cropped version because it highlights the people, and t... (more)
Shortly after sunrise a Historic Transport Preservation (Steam Specials) charter on the C&TS rounds the big curve at Lava, on its way to plow snow farther up the line. In the distance the San Lui... (more)
The 204 heads from the mine at Lauro Muller to Tubarao with loads.
The C&TS 489 busts through a drift on a Steam Specials snow plowing charter on the C&TS.
A Valentines Day special approaches Trimble Road running through a very wintery Animas Valley on its way to Cascade on the day before Valentines Day 2010.
I spent one day chasing the North Shore, riding from the Loop to Great Lakes and walking between the Great Lakes station and Pettibone yard. This is a Chicago bound train on the Skokie Valley lin... (more)
I was passing through Chicago on my way from a Navy school in South Carolina to my ship in Long Beach. In Union Station I saw an add for this trip and fortunately last minute tickets were availabl... (more)
I arrived at Harriman just as the train arrived and this was a real grab shot. But it has a dramatic quality that perhaps offsets the considerable technical faults. I had taken a previous shot ar... (more)
After the filming of "Tough Guys" in the LA Basin, 4449 and its train heads home to Portland via Cajon and Tehachapi passes. Here it is on the Palmdale cutoff, somewhere west of Victorvi... (more)
At Alviso the 4449 and a short train head south toward Los Angeles for the 50th Anniversary of LAUPT.
"Through the weeds not around them". That was a parody of the DRGW's old advertising slogan, "through the Rockies not around them", dreamed up by DRGW engineer Andy Payne, probably while running ... (more)
A Brill Bullet crosses the Philadelphia and Western bridge over the Schuylkill River. Mitch Goldman recently posted a contemporary view of this bridge.
A freight climbs the hillside south of the Berguen station. A few minutes earlier it had passed through the station.