Early morning action!
Multiple trains pile up at East Darling with the dispatcher prioritizing the hotter Z's. Here, a Q train slows for the next signals at West Darling to let multiple Z train... (more)
Evening rapid train arrives from the capital to the south side of Bohinj tunnel.
An eastbound manifest illuminates the classic search light signal at H26.6 as the day draws to an end.
Waiting at the west end if Sando for an approaching train, recently delivered SD75M No. 231 idles rhythmically as her engineer has his eyes fixed on the horizon. The eastbound's headlight is now s... (more)
I'm standing on the Homewood Amtrak station platform, trying my hand at nighttime railroad photography. It's getting late and my belly is full of delicious pizza as a result of a great dinner with... (more)
The PRR Position Light Signals at Lilly, PA overnight in October, 2017 as the light from an approaching eastbound pierces through the night air and the stars slowly fade.
Of note is the contrapti... (more)
The signals at Dickerson, MD in the early morning hours in September, 2017 taken from the MARC Station as on oncming eastbound approaches.
An eastbound manifest turns the corner around the curve on the PRR mainline through Mapleton, PA as it turns out, an empty hopper train enters the westbound block at Jacks and activates the 193W s... (more)
Norfolk Southern train #134 breaks the silence at it rolls past Fort Loudoun Lake at dusk on a pleasant autumn evening.
After running light-engines up to Searles yard to pick up fifty coal loads, three Trona Railway EMDs return to the Argus facility near Trona on a warm and slightly hazy October afternoon.
Amtrak pops up out the deep Sag at West Winslow as a BNSF Q climbs up out of the next sag in the distance.
Passing an empty yard. Signs of a very slow coal economy. NS 18M departs Bluefield yard in the golden hour of the day.
During the late 90s/early 2000s I was obsessed with the sunset at Sandcut. Every April and October the sun would set perfectly over the rails, I would try to get a specific shot almost every year... (more)
Dawn at BealvilleSince the night sky lightened to forewarn dawn, clouds filled in the sky over Tehachapi Pass. A low sun tries in vain to peek through a break in the gloom. At 6:45 a.m.... (more)