After a 2 hour wait with no trains, the last light of day sees an empty garbage train heading West along the Columbia River
D&RGW mike makes a fine sight as it leave Silverton with another load of tourists returning to Durango. It's October and the first falls of snow are evident, infact we drove through a short snow s... (more)
Passenger train desending the Brenner pass with a train from Italy
Night Shift at Barrow Hill, train crew preparing locomotives
Didcot Shed, ex GWR 2-8-0 has it's fires drawn at the end of the day. 0-6-0 pannier tank 3738 sits by the combined coal and water plant.
Barrow Hill Shed was the last operational round house in the UK, now home to Barrow Hill Engine Shed Society the site sees various active steam and diesel locomotives visiting. Here we see three m... (more)
Oil burning 15F heads South with the setting sun behind it.
An Amish farmer waits patiently whilst Strassburg 90 passes with an early morning passenger train.
The last rays of sun catch the exhaust of a pair of 15" gauge pacifics as they race for home after a days work hauling Santa specials.
Merchant Navy class panned at speed. My thanks to Mitch Goldman for inspiring me to take more pan shots instead of 3/4 wedgies!
Fast & Slow, 180MPH Eurostar sweeps past a local train doing 60MPH. The local guy must have thought he'd stopped!
The track inspection team pass by en-route to their next job, now that might take some time!
The North bound "Coast Starlight" running a bit late climbs to the summit at Grass lake, Mnt Shasta makes a very senic backdrop!
Southern Railway "Lord Nelson" is running 100 mins late and the light has all but gone, only the hardy photters remain, all 2 of us! In the background a storm has passed up the English Channel.
Just catching the last light at Tehacahpi summit.