Eastbound BNSF freight approaches Pulga Ca.
Two of the Mount Washington Cog Railway's bio diesel locomotives can be seen ascending the the mountain just before reaching the summit. A third locomotive and car is just out of view. Due to the ... (more)
I bet when you hear that something is passing through clouds your first thought is an airplane. Not this time! An SLB/CargoServ trio of Siemens Tauruses descend down toward Tarvisio to couple up t... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr passes through 294-foot Tunnel 39 along the Colorado River in Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on the afternoon of August 3, 2014.
A CSX empty hopper trains follows the twists and turns of the New River as it approaches Quinnimont. View is from Grandview State Park.
The rugged and shear cliffs of Black Canyon surround Canadian National train No. 417 as it crosses the Thompson River west Ashcroft, British Columbia, on September 24, 2015.
The 12:30 run of the Royal Gorge Route Railway heads west under the Royal Gorge bridge and park with GP40-2s on each end of the train.
A beautiful summer morning on the Brienzer Rothorn. A relief train with diesellocomotive Hm 2/2 # 10 is coming up between Oberstafel and Rothorn Kulm, with Dirrengrind mountain ridge and Lake Brie... (more)
Swiss cows and the cogwheel trains of the Brienz Rothorn Bahn can easily deal with the steep mountainside. Steamlocomotive H 2/3 # 14 "Stadt Brienz" is slowly running down with the first... (more)
1 km high cliff
This picture shows the famous Trans-Iranian railroad in the Zagros Mountains near Bisheh (south of Dorud). The track travels a deep gorge. The cliff above the train... (more)
Royal Gorge Route F7(A) CRRX 402, running alongside the Arkansas River, as seen from the Royal Gorge suspension bridge
The Royal Gorge Route!
While not as lofty as the road Royal Gorge Bridge, the "hanging bridge" of the RR is perhaps more unique from an engineering perspective. When the Santa Fe buil... (more)