Another load of fuel heads east as the sun rises over the PRB. Coal consumption has continued to decrease due to tougher gov't regulations and will continue due to the "War On Coal". The 2013 M.A.... (more)
Westbound coke train approaches the diamond at Leipsic just after sunrise.
In an absolutely gorgeous setting, No. 820 drops downgrade through Kumis, Va., with a heavy coal drag bound for the ports at Norfolk, as the whine of dynamics disrupt the tranquility of the scene.... (more)
The signal bridge at Milepost 377, a remnant from a simpler time, lights up the dark and blustery night as an eastbound Union Pacific intermodal train passes under it.
The number 7 subway escapes Manhattan with a load of commuters leaving the Empire State, the Chrysler and the Citibank buildings behind.
Steam - and Christmas is four days off.
BNSF 7244 head east out of Barstow under a flaming sky.
UP 8048 makes some noise as it rolls up the last bit of grade to leave the Big Creek valley behind. In the far background of the valley is the city of Hays.
It's a starry night on the busy ex-N&W Pocahontas mainline as helpers sit patiently at Maybeury, W.Va., as a eastbound permeates the nighttime air while silhouetting the signals and foreground loc... (more)
An eastbound grain train glints the evening’s sunset as the train snakes along the Clark Fork between Thompson Falls and Eddy, Montana, on September 22, 2006. Like a golden spider web, a slide fen... (more)
An eastbound auto rack train leaves behind one of Arizona's famed red sunsets.
The sun rises over Bellevue and when it goes higher it changes the colors of the shining rails it touches, here a kind of coppery gold.
Wyoming dawn Sunrise on the Union Pacific main line east of Hillsdale, Wyoming, presents a westbound freight headed for a crew change at Cheyenne on the morning of March 26, 2008.
An eastbound stack train rolls into Winslow, AZ with the San Francisco Peaks in the background.
After a long day of running the rails, the NS 1072, Illinois Terminal Heritage unit puts her empty stone train away for the night as the last of the sun starts to disappear as does her train into ... (more)