The Evening Eastbound
An evening coal drag continues their Eastbound journey on the NS Pittsburgh Line as they run against the setting sun behind a pair of Norfolk Southern uni... (more)
Valley Railroad Mikado No. 3025 hauls the first sold-out trainload of the night, filled with families on the North Pole Express ready to visit with Santa and his elves.
In the early morning hours on a very chilly day, NS 29W rolls north behind an SD60 rebuild, and a CSX AC4400.
The sun has set moments ago, but railroading continues as the TC&W's Ruebel Turn pauses to make its crew change at the sugar beet processing facility near Renville. The new crew will finish the w... (more)
After traveling light westbound to the ethanol plant near Granite Falls earlier in the day, three UP locomotives have covered hoppers eastbound at sunset. The large sugar beet processing plant ou... (more)
If you need some solitude, it's hard to beat the big bridge over Lake Ashtabula near Luverne, North Dakota. After leaving I-94 at Valley City, you travel north for over 30 miles, the last 10 or s... (more)
Turn Back the Clock
Just like old times, a set of PRR E's cross the Raritan River from South Amboy into Perth Amboy. This is Conrail Shared Asset's OCS-100, which carried the Lexin... (more)
A spiderweb for you on Halloween, although this shot was taken in June a few years ago: fog is lifting and condensation covers everything, including a spider's handiwork as a westbound BNSF interm... (more)
As the rising sun burns off some fog in the Sheyenne River valley and condensation clings to prairie grass and hundreds of spiderwebs, a westbound BNSF tank train steps onto the large bridge just ... (more)
Clouds build up in the Colorado and Wyoming skies as a westbound manifest led by Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8343 rounds the s-curve on Track 3 just outside of Laramie, Wyoming on October 25, 2015.
While the railroad was quiet, the sky was not. Within moments of taking this image, the photographer was drenched. But I got the shot of impending doom with the diesels in the spot of sun.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief races through semaphore intermediates along Interstate 25 just outside of Wagon Mound, New Mexico on July 20, 2015.
After a meet with a southbound coal train at Hannum, engineer Tim Decker commands a pair of GE's on a northbound coal train as it splits the Classic Clinchfield Signals at Unicoi.
Union Pacific AC4400CW No. 7274 leads two SD70M's on the MNYGJ 27 (North Yard - Denver, Colorado to Grand Junction, Colorado manifest) up the 2-percent grade between Eisele and Plainview in Coal C... (more)