The sun is about done for the the day as the NS begins moving trains again after D1G picking up grain at Sadorus, and D91 doing local work at Tolono, had the NS at a stop for about a hour. There i... (more)
The last working example of her class crosses the Swartvlei about 30 minutes after sunset.
Although BNSF 950 (Dash944CW) looks a bit weary in the bright Colorado morning sun, the veteran Santa Fe War Bonnet is ready for the call of duty.
CSX Q216 reaches the summit of the upper Shenandoah Valley at Hobbs on the Cumberland Sub near Bardane, WV on March 28, 2012. Rain clouds loom in the distance as the sun had set over the horizon a... (more)
Red at night, railfans' delight. An incredible sunset provided a spectacular end to an incredible day spent by a group of Northwesterners on BNSF's Needles Sub on February 25th. This was ... (more)
The dead line at the LA&L shops include 3 faded pink ex GB&W units.
No, this is not Photoshop trickery. This is some creative light painting. With camera in Bulb I opened every car body door and painted the guts of the engine with a flash light. A technique I disc... (more)
The last remaining SD40-3 in Missabe colors looks pretty good even if it's a cold early morning shortly before sunrise. They are coming off the Iron Range Sub and will be roughly a half hour from... (more)
With a beautiful sunset fading in the background, the 2011 NRT makes it's second station stop in St. Albans for the 2011 excursions. The train will soon depart to the west with an hour later arriv... (more)
AMTK 19 glides over the Seneca River Trestle with a fabulous sunrise occupying the eastern sky. AMTK 75 and AMTK 138 have the honors today. 1/6th, f/4.5, ISO100, 17mm on a Canon EOS 40D with an EF... (more)
DME train 487 waits in the hole at Cobden, MN, for opposition not yet out of Tracy while lighting and thunderstorms rage over southern Minnesota
Just before sunset with a stiff wind blowing, a Santa Fe eastbound descends the pass at m.p. 377 as an SP manifest comes roaring out of Mojave on the westbound main.
A pair of ex BNSF units await the paint shop at Centralia Illinois where this old faded warbonnet will get a fresh coat of CN red, black and white.
Like a G6.
Sometimes we ask ourselves why we do it, standing in a freezing field before dawn. this is one of the reasons. The sound of the double header could be heard several miles away as ever rising roar,... (more)