Fire, Water and the Pacific Surfliner. Hurrying past the ever growing the Thomas Fire, Amtrak 769 passes through Seacliff as it heads north for its next station stop of Carpinteria. Later ... (more)
The Soo Line passed under the Great Northern at Westminster Junction as well, just to the west of the Northern Pacific Tracks. In this view, my father lensed a short local traveling northbound wi... (more)
Clinchfield F7Au 800 leads the historic 75th annual Santa Train under the abandoned tipple at Wakenva, VA on the former CRR North End. Thanks to everyone who made it possible to see this immaculat... (more)
A Union Pacific manifest freight departs Saint Paul and gets a roll by inspection from the crew of a Canadian Pacific hump yard pull-down job. Locomotives:UP 6788 AC44CWUP 7311 AC4... (more)
Western Maryland Scenic Railway’s Christmas City Express train is well into the famous Helmstetter’s Curve at La Vale, Maryland, with recently repainted WMSR GP30 501 leading sister GP30.
The Beginning of the EndA westbound oil train climbs the east slope of the Alleghenies, passing up the silent sentinel of the mountain, MG tower. The interlocking and tower were ins... (more)
There is a lot of CSX power in the CSX Queensgate Yard Engine Terminal in Cincinnati, Ohio. Everything from CSX GPs, slugs, gensets, and MP15s, to AC4400's and visiting UP ACes.
An eastbound Union Pacific engineering special approaches Tunnel 1 at Plainview, Colorado, on the afternoon of August 13, 2003. The 11-car passenger train is powered by impressive EMD DDA40X “Cent... (more)
Smoke Them Butts! Working the SE Yard Job, a butthead switcher puts on a smoke show as it switches a long string of tank cars in the yard. Not only are these type switchers a rarity in... (more)
A year ago I shot the Bangor & Aroostook heritage unit (CMQ 9017, an ex-CP SD40-2F) in Quebec for the first time as it layed over in Farnham. Here is a broadside shot of the shiny at the time unit... (more)
A young passenger in a freight car ? ... or a freight car transformed into a rolling house ? Perhaps both of that!
Nothing says Santa Train like red and green! On November 19, Vermont Rail System kicked off the 2017 Santa Train season at Bellows Falls with Vermont Railway GP40-2 307 leading the Green Mountain... (more)
On Pearl Harbor day 2017, a white faced BN SD60M idles on the turntable track with a GP39.
Shortly before sunset, Central Maine & Quebec train #1 skirts the shores of the Magog River as it passes through the city.