On a cool, summer, night along Arizona's high country, the milky way is shining bright over the dark sky. In the mist of the peacefulness of a quiet desert, a BNSF intermodal train slowly rolls up... (more)
Racing into a searchlight sunset. With the sun having just dipped behind the costal overcast, Amtrak 14 races northbound toward its next stop of Oakland as it thunders past a still-active, ... (more)
Passing an empty yard. Signs of a very slow coal economy. NS 18M departs Bluefield yard in the golden hour of the day.
The weekend after it's return debut at the Tennessee Valley Railroad 7th annual Railfest, we see the freshly restored Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis GP7 #710 sitting in idle after completing i... (more)
The sun rises after the passing of a thunder storm from tropical moisture flowing from the south.The early morning passengers managed to stay dry, as the southbound Surfliner to Los Angeles arrive... (more)
IN 2006 the sun sets at Edison while a southbound BNSF stack train breezes towards Sandcut, CA on UPs Mojave sub.
During the late 90s/early 2000s I was obsessed with the sunset at Sandcut. Every April and October the sun would set perfectly over the rails, I would try to get a specific shot almost every year... (more)
I had set out with the full intention of capturing the intense Aurora Borealis that was ongoing during the short night chase of the New England Central train 323, however Mother Nature had other p... (more)
After a dry and dusty winter day on the Highveld, a pair of Transnet Freight Rail's newest GE diesels, type ES40ACi (TFR class 44), introduced from 2015 onwards, are captured at dusk near the town... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec K-27 No. 463, masquerading as Rio Grande Southern No. 455, poses on Ferguson's Trestle. Lighting by Mike Shade and Mother Nature. This was the second day of a Friends of the Cum... (more)
Duluth & Northeastern #28 patched up as its former self, DM&IR #332 steams quietly in the yard of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum during a night photo shoot to kick off Railfan Weekend 2017.