On the longest day of the year in 2018, Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr rounds Big 10 Curve just west of Rocky on Union Pacific’s former Rio Grande main line through Colorado. In the backgrou... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal empty rounds the big curve coming down from Breezy Point on Crawford Hill in Nebraska, on July 10, 2018.
Burmese children and women are often adorned with Thanaka, a traditional decorative makeup. Thanaka is obtained from grinding the bark of thanakha trees, growing in this ... (more)
"Alcohol is the Mother of all Evil"
... reads the board in the small locoshed of Mottama.
A pair of Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern SD40-2's Nos. 3464 and 3459 lead the Dakota Junction-Rapid City train (LDJRC 09) next to a farm ditch south of Oelrichs, South Dakota, on July 9, 2018.
Markets are everywhere in Bangaldesh, and especially fruit dealers seem to have an affinity to railways. This market needs to be passed when you want to reach the ai... (more)
WWI Centennial Train
These passengers are riding on an American freight car that was built during WWI for the American Expeditionary Force.
Meal is ready (2)!
Luberjacks parked their horse cart in the valley while they're cutting logs illegaly. 764 449 is steaming along. Although here are check posts, and illegal log... (more)
The view a forestry line's breakman has all day and all night from the last truck of an empty train, steaming throught the forests of the Carpathians. Hundreds of... (more)
The second Tunnel (2)
The firemen is watching the line towards the end of the tunnel. After the tunnel follows a bridge and another tunnel, before the station Botizu is reached.
The shortest of three Tunnels (2)
... while the breakman on the last truck needs to inhale the breath of the locomotive. He's happy that the tunnel is just that short.
A nice ballet of icicles greets the train as it arrived Bardau, deep in the forests of the Carpathians.
View from on the converor belt of Bulaway's coal bunker, once a busy place. Below is 14A 519 with a full load of coal before its return to the loco depot.
Nyoni, our senior loco driver, stopped the train below a pedestrian bridge for two minutes just to talk to his wife and his daughter which coincidentally showed up th... (more)
Frozen Wash with Icicles
It was below the freezing point and snowing, as 764 423 with our afternoon charter train passed a yard where they tried to dry the wash ...