Santa Fe 2756 East emerges from tunnel 5 with her diesel exhaust billowing skyward. The freight is fighting a heavy grade and almost constant curvature. It was not unusual to see GP30s on the poin... (more)
N&W Simmers at Shaffers Crossing the night before two days of excursions out of Roanoke.
A spooky atmosphere settles over Cedar Gap as an intermodal cuts through heavy, early morning fog on a cool fall day.
Vancouver's Pacific Central Station glows in the dark hours before dawn. Originally built in 1919 by the Canadian Northern Railway, the building was CN's Vancouver terminal until VIA took over CN ... (more)
Steam and Sun at Sumpter Valley. A sunny, cold fall morning finds a Sumpter Valley Log Train pulling away from the McEwen Tank, leaving billowing clouds of steam in her wake. She's headed... (more)
Capturing the magic of steam at night. A long-exposure study in Black and White on the "dark side" as Polson Logging Mikado steam locomotive #2 poses on the wooden trestle over Stasek Sl... (more)
A young farmer gazes from his Farmall Super C at a Vulcan 0-4-0T simmering away after working the Hazelton, PA mine on a warm evening in a scene out of the early 1950s.
In reality, this was at t... (more)
As the afternoon wears long Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief prepares to take down the clear indication displayed by semaphore 7062, the last set of semaphores to be seen by the Chief on its eas... (more)
As the sun begins to set, Amtrak Cascades train #519 rolls south along the Bellingham Bay in Bellingham, WA on July 6th, 2018.
Eastbound 34N passes by a monster NS 121 rack train as darkness takes over the evening.
In what appears to be a scene from the 1950's, UP 844 gets ready to lead the Cheyenne Frontier Days train from the Union Pacific's North Yard in Denver, Colorado.
A United States Army Transportation Corps train, former CN 2-6-0 No. 89, highballs west towards Lancaster, PA. Captured in a Railroad: United States Army Transportation CorpsLocomotive: Steam 2-6-0Location: Ronks, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: USATC 89Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 26, 2018
In the early evening hours, UP's MNPRO-18 (North Platte-Roper Manifest) heads west through the searchlight signals at the east end of Hermosa, Wyoming on June 18, 2018.
1918 or 2018? Polson Logging Company's #2 Crossing the Stasek Slough just north of Tillamook Oregon. A photo charter over the Oregon Scenic Railroad, formerly the Port of Tillamook Bay RR.
A window on history. It's April of 1933 and the WW&F Railway is somehow still hanging on. The advent of heavy trucks and better country roads are tapping the lifeblood of the little railro... (more)