Shore birds become active around sunrise, as passengers head for their morning appointments in Washington.
The Oil Cans crawl into Van Nuys, but still stir up the air enough to scare away a flock of birds. This train is Union Pacific's iconic unit run on the Coast Line, and one of the last regular frei... (more)
An SWT Class 159 on the Teign estuary near Teignmouth.
Loaded RJ Corman aluminum train K562 makes a rare
daylight move south across the Salt River at Shepardsville while some Canadian Geese enjoy a shallow part of the river.
An Eastbound mixed freight heads out of the yard and into a flock of birds.
Three 6E locos leads a 39 wagon train past while 2 ostriches keeps me company.
Since southern New Jersey doesn't have elk like in Tim Stevens' shot, this is the best we can do. The geese were milling about ... (more)
Everything went as planned on this one with 3 Canada geese being the main actors. The male on the right checked on me while the others where feeding on grass and seeds. In the background, Toronto ... (more)
For a 1.5 mile loop, there are a surprising number of photo possibilities. A flock of geese scatter as #9 begins barking up the very steep back side of the loop track on the first run of the day.... (more)
Foreshadowing of things to come? Is it so bad the vultures are circling UP? Probably not, but this bird might make some worry like the Snows of Kilimanjaro. Kinda cool when you can combine two ... (more)
A pair of Canada Gesse look on as a pair of CP geeps takes a cut of flat cars over to the Mission Island.
Honk honk! Two Canadian Geese pay no attention to the Southbound Capitol rolling by just feet away, and go back to eating mud. Ryan Parent and I came to the conclusion after chasing the gee... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal, train no. 50, arrives for a flagstop at Thurmond, West Virginia, in the heart of the New River Gorge.
Three geese are unimpressed by the passage of the Conrail local as they continue to clean themselves and look for food along the shores of Lake Manalapan, just south of Jamesburg.
Looking as if 2 worlds have collided, an old school trolley makes it's way through the traffic exiting the Philadelphia Zoo. The trolley is passing under Amtrak's Northeast Corridor right by ZOO T... (more)