It's just after sunset as two BNSF GE's bring up the rear of a loaded sand train from Eola, Illinois to Speer, Wyoming as the train approaches Berthoud, Colorado on July 19, 2016.
I spent all night moving this train from Chicago to Dubuque. When I got home at 5am you could see that the sunrise was going to be spectacular due to some thunderstorms around and some interesting... (more)
As the sun sets this eastbound coal train slams thru the control point at CPU 108, near Blairstown in central Iowa. This PRB coal train is bound for unloading at the Oak Creek, WI, plant for Wisco... (more)
Western Maryland Scenic 2-8-0 No. 734 eases out of the Cumberland, Md., train station on its run to Frostburg with the Polar Express in tow. This locomotive is now down for a major overhaul, likel... (more)
NS 8098 head's up a westbound oil can through Steward, IL
The sun continues to dip lower in the western sky as a southbound empty sand train from Fort Collins, Colorado to Eola, Illinois dips through the "sag" just south of Berthoud, Colorado o... (more)
An old Semaphore signal and arm still stand on the former Gettysburg and Hanover RR Station in downtown Gettysburg.
In the very last sunlight of June 28, 2016, an eastbound BNSF grain train passes by on the main line while Montana Rail Link’s Helena local prepares to pick up a BNSF SD70ACe off the house track a... (more)
Montana Rail Link's Laurel to Missoula manifest freight streaks through Lombard, Montana during an awesome light show courtesy of Mother Nature. I'm standing on the abutment of the old Milwaukee R... (more)
Early on the morning of July 4th the red NS engine leads rack train 27A up to CP Spring, where it will meet a southbound manifest before the crew takes the train its final few miles to CP Bridge a... (more)
"Celebrating our Independence Day"
Independence Day in the New York area was a wet one this year but the rain and clouds didn't stop the massive Macy's fireworks displa... (more)
Happy 4th of July from NS' Avondale Yard in North Kansas City! I took these from the parking garage at the North Kansas City Hospital, along with quite a few others, who strangely, seemed less int... (more)
Allentown & Auburn EMC SW #206 sits in Topton, PA as volunteers light off fireworks in celebration of Independence Day.
Allentown & Auburn EMC SW #206 sits in Topton, PA, underneath a spectacular sunset.
Happy Fourth of July.