The direct route from A to B is not always the best. If the gradient is too steep, an additional loop is an advantage. Around 1906, for example, the engineers used this spiral-shaped track guide t... (more)
A UP-APL OAAP6 negotiates Williams Loop with double stacks occupying all levels of the circular alignment.
The iconic spiral viaduct of Brusio in the "blue hour", with the three "Campascio"-granite figures "Grande Figura Femminile", "Unione Granitica" and "Mater Luce e Trapasso" of the homegrown stone ... (more)
A single U18B chugs up quite a hump along the haphazardly constructed former Southern Railway branch to Belton, SC.
Coal empties fly past a surviving CB&Q searchlight on BNSF's St. Joseph Subdivision.
Eastbound grain loads cross the James River as seen from Buttons Bluff Overlook. The rocks on the overlook are covered in Graffiti sadly.
Catch! The driver of the little ALCO in-charge of the Bahraich to Mailani train throws the token to the signalman as he approaches the terminus....
Lake State Railway operated their Santa Train 2018 from Standish, Michigan to Grayling on Saturday, December 1, however the train made a positioning move overnight on November 30 into December 1 f... (more)
N&W Simmers at Shaffers Crossing the night before two days of excursions out of Roanoke.
A northbound Fox River Valley Railroad freight passes a dairy farm between Campbellsport and Eden, Wisconsin, on March 25, 1990. Three of FRVR’s six-axle locomotives pull the train—the pair of EMD... (more)
As the darkness of a bone-chilling winter's evening creeps in, a pair of venerable EMD SD40-2s lug Wisconsin Southern train no. 463 towards Reedsburg
A westbound empty ore train passes a tied down grain train in the siding at Linroth.
With the sun still below the horizon, a southbound hotshot intermodal cuts its way through the thick fog draped over upstate South Carolina as it makes its way toward Atlanta, crossing over the S... (more)
8:35 Metra departs Harvard for Chicago crossing Division Street.
Acela for the overtake.