At Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri, two men break down a freight car truck to its individual components for rebuilding on September 29, 2011. Here they are removing the springs before... (more)
The last few hundred feet of the former Erie Dundee Spur down the middle of Monroe Street wait their final hours before facing the same fate as the railroad behind it. After years of disuse by the... (more)
Along a lonely seemingly unnamed road near I-25, I waited for the arrival of this southbound Rail Runner train. All the while keeping an eye out for critters with ill intent on their little minds.
Crowded Rails. Representatives of almost the entire Metro-North Railroad passenger car roster are present as an M7A (Bombardier) and M8 (Kawasaki) face off against an M3A (Budd) and a dual ... (more)
TU2-054 with its usual train "Ukraine" of six Pafawag railcars is departing from Lisopark station on the Small South railway.
Sadness On The Main Line of Mid-America. In 1901 the Illinois Central Railroad built a then new station in McComb, Mississippi. After falling victim to a lack of maintenance and an unfortun... (more)
After waiting at Broughton in the siding for a northbound, CSX train X645 gets its turn and rolls through Roanoke on a cool late night. A section of its autoracks are seen streaking through Depot... (more)
Stormy Searchlight Sunset- One of the last installations of searchlight signals on the Union Pacific system stands guard over Hermosa, lit for oncoming traffic.
Monty Panthon's - "Pan, pan, pan, pan..."
Over the years, I've shot many pans. Lovely pans. Some would even say wonderful pans. When shooting pans and pantographs I typically capture o... (more)
Ripped to pieces. This tank car has had better days but is now being scrapped after being involved in a derailment. The tank sitting beside the slain car has a similar fate as it is next in line f... (more)
Where once Reading Camelbacks, RDC's and RS-3's ran, an older couple walk along the former Reading Company ROW, part of the expanding Pennypack Trail. The surviving station was built in 1902 and ... (more)
Decommissioned by Norfolk Southern in October of 2002, this is "DB Draw", a swing bridge built in 1889 by the New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad. The NY, LE&W was... (more)
On a quiet February 7, 2005, morning, a lonely crossbuck guards a rarely-used grade crossing on the Nevada Northern Railway at East Ely, Nevada.
Passing On The Passaic. From the time of its opening by the Erie Railroad controlled New York & Greenwood Lake Railway in 1897 until its closing by New Jersey Transit on September 30, 2002 ... (more)