BNSF 3959 leads four more units on a westbound Z train at Merritt, WA as it starts its climb up Stevens Pass. The westbound climb is only about five miles to the east portal of the Cascade Tunnel ... (more)
MEC 3404, one of five ex-Quebec North Shore & Labrador SD 40-2s on the roster, leads the weekly unit Slurry trains eighty six loads across the stone arch bridge over Fall RIver at 23:21. The stone... (more)
NS intermodal train No. 234 crosses the Ohio River into West Virginia a few minutes after sunset. Spring is well on its way to summer and while a few showers earlier in the week have left some exc... (more)
The sun has both literally and figuratively set on the Ringling Brothers circus train for the final time on the road for the Blue Unit train on May 9. Enroute from Charleston, WV to Uniondale, NY... (more)
A late April spring storm dumped snow along the Front Range Urban Corridor the day before leaving traces of snow today. The "Flatiron Foothills" still covered in snow are seen dominating... (more)
On the morning of July 19, 2013, eastbound Canadian National coal train No. 720 soars over Prairie Creek Bridge at Hinton, Alberta.
NS 4001 leads NS 744 across Copper Creek viaduct along the former Clinchfield.
Crossing the 115-year-old, ex-Southern Pacific bridge that still spans the banks of the Salinas River for the Union Pacific Railroad, UP 2617 leads a late afternoon edition of the coast line's fam... (more)
FEC is no April Fools joke...the progressive carrier continues to implement LNG power.
An April 1 heavy snowfall left a foot or more of the fresh white stuff on the eastern slopes of the Green Mountains. Vermont Rail System train 263x - the Saturday Slurry - is seen passing the Bar... (more)
On a crystal-clear September 22, 2016, BNSF MSPOEVE freight crosses the Wenatchee River Bridge between Leavenworth and Winton, Washington, as the train climbs the grade toward Cascade Tunnel.
I have to smile when I see rafting and tubing companies advertising "Shoot the Hooch". This is my own version of shooting the Hooch, a local colloquialism for the Chattahoochee.
A nice suprise along the "Stormy" this afternoon
Goat Canyon Rock Fall Near Tunnel 8 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - After a two year hiatus from entering the Gorge, my riding companions and I penetrated the canyon from the Jacumba portal an... (more)
An eastbound BNSF grain train curves along the Missouri River through Lombard, Montana, on the morning of June 23, 2015. The train is passing the abandoned remains of Milwaukee Road’s Pacific Exte... (more)