An empty coke train descends Winston Hill after meeting the Helena Local returning from Logan, MT at Winston siding. The recently set sun still lights the clouds, some of which produced minor thun... (more)
I love this time of the year when the atmospheric conditions form ground fog or mist which enhances the sunrise. This morning NS 35N waits at CP Danes to proceed west after NS local D96 clears Log... (more)
As the last light of the day fades away, SOR 597 makes their appearance with SD40-2 3404 leading a 15 car train.
A Lancaster, California bound Metrolink commuter train makes its way through the Sand Canyon Fire near Tunnel #19. The 22,000+ acre wild fire has forced Antelope Valley Line trains to operate at r... (more)
A rare daylight appearance by the Barstow to San Diego manifest as it winds its way along the Pacific Coast on a beautiful Summer evening.
WW&F's No. 9's steam dynamo in action.
With the afternoon's monsoons passed, and pelting a different portion of the plains, the endangered former AT&SF semaphores in the ghost town of Colmor, New Mexico, faithfully guard the Raton Subd... (more)
Montana Rail Link's Laurel to Missoula manifest freight streaks through Lombard, Montana during an awesome light show courtesy of Mother Nature. I'm standing on the abutment of the old Milwaukee R... (more)
On a freezing afternoon another load of spoil heads for the dumping area on the Jixi Coal Mine Bureau in the north eastern part of China. This once extensive steam operation now replaced by diesel... (more)
On June 30, the Helena Local got a real late start, not arriving at Townsend until sunset. My friend Dave Gayer and I were returning from Lombard thinking we might get lucky and see the train our ... (more)
30 years anniversary of the Cuneo-Vintimiglia line
The sun sets over Del Mar beach as a Coaster train pushes south.
Piercing through a deteriorating cloud deck and resting on the shoulders of the western Rockies, a June sun illuminates prairie lands of rural Colorado just outside of Trinidad. Pointed toward La ... (more)
PREX 905 GP9, built by EMD in December 1956, switches The Andersons ethanol plant located in Clymers, IN during a snowy evening of 03/03/16.