MAWA makes its way west
Despite running across the heart of Illinois, the Santa Fe TransCon, now known as BNSF's Chillicothe Subdivision, is anything but flat. Trains traversing this line must climb and descend many stee... (more)
Battling the stiff grade out of Bealville as the sun dips below the horizon, Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, turns toward Tunnel 3 as it detours over Tehachapi Pass. Turning inland afte... (more)
A pink line train runs above a busy downtown Chicago.
The Polar Express has reached The North Pole....in Eustis, FL along the shore of Lake Eustis itself. O&NW has added more Polar runs due to the overwhelming demand, with upwards of 40,000 tickets ... (more)
Golden sunrise on the Mongolian steppe.
Engineer Ted Krumreich has SRC #90 hooked up as the sun glints just over the horizon signalling the end to what was another successful day of steam railroading on the Strasburg Rail Road.
Two Polish ST45 locos with empty coal wagons.
Amtrak's "Salutes Our Veterans" motor, ACS-64 642, leads train 148 at sunset.
CSX 563 idles on the lead of a rail train tied down on the siding as the incredible Fonda sunlight sets for the day.
CN C40-8W 2162 and C40-8 2123 lead an empty sand train away from its origin at Swan Landing, passing Mile 196.5 of CN's scenic Edson Sub.
Norfolk and Western 382 is on the point of a mixed freight train passing Esbenshade Road in Ronks, PA. Strasburg's 475 is dressed as N&W 382 for today's Lerro Productions photo charter.
"Hand Off in the Sunset"
The crew of South Shore Electric (NICTD) train 109 hands over their equipment to the Carmen to yarded as the sun sets over Michigan City.
CP oil cans roll along Darlington siding on the Belleville sub with a lowering sun behind creating a nice mix of colors. One unit on the head end and another bringing up the rear.
In the midst of rush hour and golden hour TRE Cabcar 1003 leads an eastbound train up the grade into the Richland Hills station. No more than 20 minutes later the sun was behind the skyline and on... (more)