A Lancaster, California bound Metrolink commuter train makes its way through the Sand Canyon Fire near Tunnel #19. The 22,000+ acre wild fire has forced Antelope Valley Line trains to operate at r... (more)
This photo is mid-afternoon on a day without a cloud in the sky. What you are seeing is smoke from the Sand Fire, 40 miles away. Sand Fire smoke covered Santa Monica for most of the day leaving it... (more)
Scattered storms and a sunset produce an array of colors and a faint rainbow that lurks Southeast as a northbound loaded sand train from Eola, Illinois to Speer, Wyoming leaves Longs Peak siding n... (more)
UP 6631 leads an eastbbound manifest easing its way down Sherman Hill into Cheyenne, as a servere thunderstorm moves in from the west.
The Pelican Crosses the Roanoke River
Under heavy rainfall the Westbound Pelican excursion pulled by N&W 611 crosses the Roanoke River on its return run to Roanoke. This was th... (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)
A rare sight.
After working the only mainline switchback in America, two former Conrail Dash 8-40CW's scream as they get put into notch-7 and then 8, in order to get 15,000 + tons of coal movin... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 285 kicks up the snow as it passes the Louisville, New Albany, and Corydon railroad interchange point.
CSX L573-02 rolls down the street in downtown LaGrange, Kentucky shortly after 9pm on Independence Day weekend with two EMD Tier 4 SD70ACe demonstrators and a former Clinchfield SD40-2 for power.
Rounding the curve after passing through the old Tunnel 28 site, long ago daylighted.
Steam locomotive Myron H. waits in the rain after completing a circuit around the amusement park.
Myron H. was built by Vulcan Iron Works in 1922 and started out as a locomotive for th... (more)
It was a Dark and Stormy ... MorningAs Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District train #14 heads from South Shore, Indiana, to Chicago, Illinois, the six car train approache... (more)
About 30 miles east of Hastings, NE, a grain train led by BNSF 5503 got stuck in a snow drift near the town of Sutton. This delayed both Amtrak #5 and #6 by 14+ hours and held up the Chicago to De... (more)