Bathing In The Morning Light. As the helicopters of the Los Angeles Police Department catch the first rays of sunlight, Metrolink's sole F40PH sits below in Keller yard ready for another da... (more)
A stretch of subzero weather in January 1984 left Amtrak's trouble-prone SPV-2000 railcars unable to propel themselves, so diesels including veteran RS-3s were drafted to keep things moving. Amtra... (more)
Southland movie starMissouri Pacific EMD GP38-2 No. 2377 rests at Yard Center locomotive facility at Dolton, Illinois, on August 10, 1986, after starring in a movie disguised as Southla... (more)
2010 and 2011 were disappointing winters for me in terms of my typical Donner trips. In 2012 I was stationed at Langley AFB and I was blessed with the birth of my two sons in that time. All of the... (more)
In 2009 I had a series of good trips up to Donner Pass that resulted in heavy snow and a numerous opportunities capturing the flanger doing its thing and helping keeping the rails open. Here the 5... (more)
UP 4141 and UP 1943 was on display earlier this morning before getting picked up by the 15E/MDUPB.
Man on SEPTA Train: What was he thinking? As SEPTA Trenton Line Train 707 was about to leave the station to turn after ending its run, a man started running after it and got the engineer ... (more)
I was on my way back from a job when I encountered this Southern Pacific re-railing operation in Paramount, CA. Not long after I took this shot, I was asked to move back away from the cranes. Sca... (more)
Classy and glassy! The lounge area of former Northern Pacific dome/coach 549 has been recently re-enclosed with new safety glass and painted. This area is planned to have booth seating, and the ca... (more)
The Pere Marquette rests among the rising steam of Chicago Union Station after battling on its journey into the windy city.
One of the original Viewliner prototypes, which happens to be the last passenger car shell manufactured by Budd, is now a theater/inspection car named "American View." It was originally... (more)
A baker’s dozen years after the Great Northern was merged into the Burlington Northern, an unaltered 50’ GN boxcar rolls through Lilly, Pennsylvania.
The Chicago-based Veterans NPCU is among a variety of other power on this evening.
Three Amtrak trains (2 regionals and an Acela) can be seen in Penn Station as the afternoon rush hour begins.
On a Saturday it is quiet in the great halls of the D&H's massive Colonie Shops. Work on the RS-2, RS-3 and U30C's will resume on Monday. In the 1960's and 1970's the D&H welcomed railfans in Co... (more)