This once was the sizeable B&O Rossford yard but has long since dwindled down to just a handful of tracks and a field gradually being overtaken by trees. Nature is asserting her dominance.
It's a bird...it's a train! Local crew with extra power is spotting a loaded Florida Rock train while a Great Blue Heron takes flight.
Fishermen pay little or no attention to the Conrail local rolling past them while two ducks take refuge from the photographer in the water. The sun is only a few minutes from setting but still bat... (more)
Grand Central Terminal serves over 700,000 commuters every work day. It is the main station for the USA's largest commuter railroad, Metro-North. Surprising to me, GCT is the sixth most popular to... (more)
Illinois & Midland's RS1325 30 passes a farm pond with Canada geese as the train returns to Powerton yards at Pekin on Monday morning after a quick trip to Havana.
STEVE SMEDLEY PHOTO
Cruising over Lake Decatur on the old Wabash Railroad bridge. The lake is usually frozen this time of year, but a warm winter produces calm waters and a place for geese to swim.
Another successful sunrise in the city of Toronto exposing the hotshot, "slick" expressway. This train is usually a nocturnal run through Toronto but due to the beautiful rising sun this photo was... (more)
As the sun rises from the horizon train K702 races north on CSXT's River Subdivision.
SA31 cruises over fresh ballast on the Freehold Industrial Track which was dumped after Hurricane Irene caused Lake Manalapan to rise and weaken the causeway and bridge approach.
With their work complete around Warsaw, this tie train heads south past the local water hole where birds of all kinds have joined the cattle for the evening.
The Bird Is the Word! While photographers from across the region are flocking to the Saratoga & North Creek Railway, this gaggle of Canada geese seem not to be impressed by the E8 p... (more)
A pair of Belles are southbound on the Villa Grove flying over the Kankakee in Momence.
One of the ostriches that are kept in the grounds of Capital Park Locomotive Shed, confronts Friends of the Rail Class 19D and decides that discretion is the better part of valor!
An eastbound heads over the bay.
Birds seeking for grains while the intercity train called "Gran Capitan" is slowly arriving to Basavilbaso Station, 2 hours delayed. Headed by Astarsa EMD G22 #7936 ( originally 7916)this loc is s... (more)