The eastbound Amtrak "Missouri River Runner" is slowing for its routine station stop in Jefferson City on its way to its final destination of St. Louis as an excited future railfan and his mother ... (more)
Family moment on the old platform at Clinton Road as the LIRR brings Ringling Brothers into town.
Another unseasonably warm evening was a good enough reason to get the wagon out and take our first walk of the year down to the tracks to watch this westbound CP train roll through town. Clearly,... (more)
Young meets old. A young boy comes out to see Bennett Levin's Es and the rare mileage excursion Pacific Express run down the former ERIE main line through the normally quiet little town of Transf... (more)
Two possible reasons for this pose: 1) the horn might be too loud, Grandad 2) an aversion to NS 'Catfish'...
A child's first train journey is a magical experience. Watching the world fly by, as smooth as if you're riding on air rather than steel wheels, is a fascinating pastime while on the train. The lo... (more)
My God daughter, Sarah Noell Frey, sits and watches as NS 117 glides by her down the Columbus Line ahead of the OCS Derby train. No worries, we were on safe road where there was no traffic.
I'm not sure whether little Alex is afraid of the noise of the approaching train,or if he's just thrown up his hands in horror at the thought of yet another Class 170 unit passing by. 170101 is th... (more)
The 2010 edition of the famed "Clinchfield" Santa Claus Special eases into its last stop before Kingsport---an on-time 2:30 PM arrival here. Just around the bend several hundred people are cluster... (more)
Some young railfans wave and take photos of the passing Union Pacific train.
My little brother watches BNSF 7887 storm past him in Taylors, SC.
My oldest son covers his ears as the conductor of a fast moving westbound gives him a friendly wave.
The excitment and memories of a small boy sitting on Dad's shoulders watching Merchant Navy Pacific No 35028 Clan Line storming out of Bath at Sidney Gardens with the VSOE Pullmans
Classic child watching train pose: my oldest son waves to the 299 as it blasts through Brooten on a perfect summer evening.
With my daughter wrapped up, she gets introducted into my favortite railfan scene...heavy snow on Donner. Fortunately the truck wasnt too far. Notice the oversized gloves, those are my spare glove... (more)