The thin layer of fog has just begun to burn off in the early morning sunshine as a westbound Wheeling & Lake Erie train rumbles through Douglas, Ohio on its way toward Creston, where the crew wil... (more)
UP 2566 leads a long EB manifest train through the old town of Pantano
The seldom documented east portal of the Harpers Ferry under Maryland Heights is not as glamorous as it's brother to the west. The brick face dates to 1894 and the only modification was only very ... (more)
A severe thunderstorm that produced 60-MPH wind gusts and tennis ball size hail move southeast on the outskirts of Deer Trail, Colorado along Union Pacific's Limon Subdivision, on July 29, 2018.
H-BARSDG8 heads out of Dana Point at sunset with a long train bound for San Diego.
A busy Denver's Union Station as storm clouds roll overhead during the blue hour at dusk.
A hot EB UP Z train roars through this stormy night in Vail, AZ
For my 7000th contribution on Railpictures, I choosed this romantic picture: In the blue hour the extra train of the Schynige Platte Bahn (SPB) from Wilderswil reached the top of the mountain, Sch... (more)
“Atherosclerosis” ~ If there ever were a case of atherosclerosis in BNSF’s vast cardiovascular rail system, the famed infamous “Funnel,” so famously coined by my friend Bruce Kelly so many Kodachr... (more)
With the ominous golden glow of a thunderstorm in the background caused from the early morning sunrise, here we see train ID Q-217 as it passes on its way west with the morning migration of auto r... (more)
In the sunset, the train slowly pulled out of Ulan Bator railway station. The M62 locomotive was running madly and spitting smoke.
With a nearly full moon providing sky light a Metra Union Pacific West Service train is pulling into the Elmhurst station outbound to Elburn
Summertime surprises... An eastbound coal train continues east toward Hinton after meeting two westbounds in St. Albans as remnants of a detonating thunderstorm collide with the low evening sun an... (more)
"Almira, 03:30" ~ Turning another silent into a violent night. A methodical violence that is: disturbing the dead and the dead-asleep alike. Hootin’, rootin’ and a tootin’ – Cowboys and ... (more)
An eastbound BNSF coal empty descends Winston Hill passing milepost 214 east of Winston, Montana, just after sunset at 9:30 p.m. on July 2, 2018.