Over two hours of dodging clouds finally produced a sunlit meet between the upbound Duquesne Incline and an eastbound CSX freight. Note the difference between the colors of the Monongahela and All... (more)
Wisconsin & Southern's Janesville-to-Chicago freight meets the business train at Spring Grove, IL. Photo taken with permission.
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr skims along the desert floor at the foot of Utah's Book Cliffs.
The passengers on the Royal Canadian Pacific are treated to spectacular scenery and gorgeous weather as they roll north along CP's Windermere Subdivision.
The two remaining Chicago & North Western locomotives lead a transfer past JB tower in West Chicago. Equal credit for the photo goes to Ryan Parent, who provided the flash equipment. This was our ... (more)
Season's Greetings! Marquette Rail's 2010 Santa Train gets a friendly wave from a snowman as it approaches the tiny village of Fountain in northwest Michigan. This train makes multip... (more)
Montana Rail Link's "Day Gas" turn has just started its return journey to Missoula as it rolls along the Clark Fork River near Thompson Falls, MT.
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A freshly outshopped stimulus-rebuild P40 leads the Hoosier State past a set of Monon semaphores in downtown Crawfordsville, Indiana. The semaphores are slated to come down by the end of summer.
The NKP signals stand guard at dawn in Townwood, Ohio, on a misty summer morning. No trains came through during the two hours I waited here. This location is an old farm crossing, and with two fee... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr is running somewhat late at Floy, Utah, but the passengers are enjoying a spectacular sunset over Utah's desert country.
Amtrak's Operation Lifesaver locomotives rockets northward along the coast in Del Mar. This area of the Surf Line has the highest concentration of pedestrian traffic on the tracks, which are used ... (more)
Saint Paul wraps around the Empire Builder on a frigid -22F Minnesota morning.
Ever been stuck in a rut? Canadian National's takeover of the Elgin Joliet & Eastern has muddied things up for Chicago-area railfans.
A somewhat late Capitol Limited negotiates the east slope of Sand Patch. Fall has come and gone, leaving a few browned leaves clinging to the trees.