The days of the old N&W CPLs are numbered, as seen here at Webster. In some locations, such as Bonsack, the new "Vader" signals have already gone up and the CPLs come down. In others, su... (more)
During the winter of 1988-89, intense winter conditions in Oregon's Blue Mountains created havoc for Union Pacific. Trains were detoured over Southern Pacific's Modoc Line and via the Feather Rive... (more)
"Chicago & North Western System"
One of two remaining Chicago & Northwestern GEs on the Union Pacific roster lead an eastbound transfer train from Rochelle, IL to Chica... (more)
"The Circus Comes to Oak Island"
Conrail's OI-09 crew relays the Ringling Brothers "Red Unit" train into Oak Island to put it in position for unloading. The t... (more)
A southbound train rolls along the Hudson River at New Hamburg, N.Y., on the former New York Central Water Level Route. Today the FL9 locomotive, the tower, and the bridge are all gone.
The Susquehanna inspection train for its management and BOD to get a first view of its new route between its Southern and Northern Divisions rolls through Franklin, New Jersey. The recently reacti... (more)
Mixed freight 189 heads west upgrade past the N&W CPL's at Villamont with a clean NS 8807 on the point.
Another cold day in the High Sierras draws to a close but the action is just beginning for the Union Pacific Railroad. Throughout the day, the Truckee-based Jordan Spreaders were working to clear ... (more)
"Rumbling Through Waldwick"
The H08 passes by the historic WC Tower and Waldwick Station as the train rumbles through the middle of town on the way east to Croxton Yard... (more)
"SW1001s on the Atlantic Branch" Long Island Extra 100 heads west on the Atlantic Branch towards VD Yard with LIRR SW1001 #100 leading New York & Atlantic Railway SW1001 #101. The power was... (more)
A post christmas thunderstorm...of PAR EMD's hauls this heavy slurry train up the grade into Gardner MA
A pair of former Burlington Northern SD40-2's lead westbound auto rack train Q227 under the NYC signal bridge at MP 126 in Ashtabula.
The New Year's Day edition of OI-16 is running under the wires of NJ Transit's North Jersey Coast Line as it approaches Perth Amboy station. This Conrail local uses a roughly 3 mile segment of th... (more)
Top Ten of 2016. With the year almost over, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2016.7. My next favorite shot comes from my first railfanning trip of the y... (more)
The old platforms at the former PRR South Street station in Newark once offered a haven to watch and photograph the action under the wires, such as this view in 1985.