It is 6:44 am, the valley is still in the early morning shadow, the sky shows some remnants of the night - and smoke coming from wildfires in the area. Everything is quiet but for some cars... (more)
ATSF SD 45 A-B-B-A units first run, Mamiya 645 color negative
Tatyana and the brakemen from the SPO-EVE engage in idle chit-chat about how they like to spend the last days of summer as the rest of the crew waits for the dispatcher to give them the switch. I'... (more)
This is certainly one way to transport 737's to Boeing. Boeing 737 Fuselages are seen traveling from the Boeing plant in Wichita, KS going to the assembly plant in Washington by rail.
At approximately 4AM, the Chesapeake and Albermarle rock job was northbound with approximately 40 empties. When it approached the open bascule draw span over the Intercoastal Waterway, the train ... (more)
4814 rests in the Coal River about five miles south of St. Albans after hitting a mud slide. CSX 295 and several loaded hoppers were also involved, but did not get wet.
Full Moon Baretables. As the full moon rises in the east a westbound baretable train races west on the Seligman Subdivision after the sun which has just set a few minutes earlier.
One of my favorite shots from last winter (06/07) at one of my favorite spots known to fellow rail fans as “The Slot”. This shot means a lot to me on a 11° day that started off with a some what n... (more)
Amtrak's southbound Vermonter train #55 struck a rock slide this morning shortly after 10 am south of Northfield, Vermont, and derailed. The locomotive and head car left the rails and traveled in... (more)
A unit tank train moving East at dusk
Union Pacific "Big Boy" 4014 is finally heading home to Cheyenne, Wyoming, for restoration to operable condition. Train PWCYR2 28 (Passenger, West Colton Yard CA to Yermo CA) departed W... (more)
Don't sit under that apple tree with anyone else but me.
While waiting for a photo of Amtrak 799, I was pleasantly surprised to catch a southbound UP freight. Ironically, in the summer months when the sun is right for this shot, morning fog is very com... (more)
CP 115 snakes around Lake Superior's Mink Harbor and exits the famous 110' Mink Tunnel. Thanks to Earl Minnis for the inspiration & great directions!
RailMax "roadrailer" 4-unit weed sprayer