It was raining cats and dogs as Q542, lead by a pair of KCS Belles came rolling into Boyd on an early fall afternoon.
A pair of Electro-Motive Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe Tier 4 demonstrators hustle CSX Q317 west across the former B&O in downtown Clarksburg, W.Va., under less than optimal weather conditions.
Rio Grande SD40T-2 “Tunnel Motor” No. 5361 leads Union Pacific MDVRO (Denver to Roper Yard, Salt Lake City manifest) freight between Clay and Plain at Coal Creek Canyon on a stormy April 27, 2001.
I had sat in the car waiting for a train to arrive and watched this storm develop from a very small grey cloud over Laramie. It never reached me but I did get the opportunity to take this shot of ... (more)
NS 21E races under a rainbow as it approaches the Amtrak Station in Latrobe, PA. I'm told that this rainbow appeared in the sky around the same time that golfing legend and Latrobe native Arnold P... (more)
Thunder Mountain Railroading...Afternoon thunderstorms have rolled into northern Arizona's high country, providing for dark and threatening clouds. Along with the sounds of distant thunder,... (more)
CP's executive train eastbound at rural Annamoose, North Dakota.
Canadian Pacific's A-B-A executive Fs broadside between Balfour and Drake, North Dakota. This was the former Soo Line main between Minneapolis and the Canadian border at Portal, ND.
After an afternoon of rain showers across northern Arizona, a rainbow has appeared along the eastern side of Flagstaff. With only a few minutes left of sunlight, the slow moving Belen, NM to Phoen... (more)
Lightning strikes the downtown area of Little Rock behind the UP 6938 DD40X on display at the Jenks shops just after midnight.
The DPU's of a loaded BNSF train shove hard since the rails are recently wet. A double "t"rainbow also appears as the sun peaks out from behind the storm clouds.
With a distant storm casting its darkness to the east, a pair of WATCO six-axles sits quiet in the industrial park southwest of Cheyenne.
Through Julia! FEC 905 heads for Bowden as developing Tropical Storm Julia brings squally rains to the area. The work must get done, rain or shine.
Nevada Northern Railway #93 with a short ballast train returns to Ely yard with another very happy customer at the throttle enjoying his "be the engineer" experience, as rain falls in th... (more)
Hold at Bill? It's hard to imagine that the coal line was single track north of Bill in 1991, but that's the case as CNW 8528 waits for a loaded BN coal train before heading to the mines. An enorm... (more)