The Wengernalpbahn may be the world's longest cog railway, but it looks like a toy up against the imposing cliffs and mountains that loom over the small Swiss village of Lauterbrunnen.
Blowdown at Sunrise
Snow covered tree branches in the Animas Canyon frame the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express as it crosses the high bridge on its way back to Durango.
Built in 1904, the old City Hall subway station has been abandoned for more than 70 years. After discharging passengers at its southernmost stop, though, 6 trains still pass through the loop in or... (more)
The towering red rocks of Moab make even thundering freight trains seem like children's playthings.
With tensions running high around the country, #493 blows off a little steam as Election Day stretches into Election Week.
Ex WP&Y #107 hit the Durango & Silverton highline on a test run with a 10-car consist for the first time this afternoon
You don't see this every day! On a brisk fall morning, #493 hauls a load of wrapped-up passenger cars to their winter storage. A few box cars, a concessions car, and a caboose round out the consis... (more)
Ex WP&Y #107 hauls a flanger and caboose along the highline above the Animas River.
Kayakers run the rapids on the Animas River as the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express steams along the narrow cliff ledges high above.
It's all narrow ledges and steep cliffs on this stretch of the Durango & Silverton's famous highline. Here, #481 rounds a particularly dramatic bend in the midst of a heavy winter snowstorm that b... (more)
The drama of the Durango & Silverton's highline is on full display as 480 crawls along the impossibly narrow shelf track high above the Animas River.
Storm clouds gather in the mountains as ex-WP&Y #107 pulls a string of empty gondola cars back to Durango for use in the upcoming spring/summer season.
An afternoon train begins its steep journey from the car-free village of Wengen back down to the Lauterbrunnen valley floor far below.
The first day of spring brings a doubleheader on the Durango & Silverton, as 476 joins in to help the steep climb from Hermosa to Rockwood.