One of the most popular places to photograph trains in North Dakota is from this hill in the Bad Lands. The story behind this photo is a little more involved than I walked up the hill and waited f... (more)
A 3-unit helper set with relatively new 4404 leads MRL's local 841 and its two GP35s back to Livingston.
7825 east crosses the normally westbound Ciennega Creek Bridge over Davidson Canyon. If there are no west bounds around, the dispatcher will route a heavy eastbound over the westbound track.
Due to a combination of a harsh winter, booming oil industry, and aggressive trackwork, Amtrak's Prized train, the Empire Builder detours over the KO Sub. While the eastbound train 8 still uses i... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is now threading 63-foot Tunnel 40 in the heart of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on t... (more)
Laurel-Missoula freight snakes its way through Lombard Canyon and along the Missouri River on Montana Rail Link's 2nd Subdivision.
The ever so famous Potash Turn exits the west end of the 7,050ft Bootlegger Tunnel with a pair of GP40-2s and two cars. for Potash. While it use to be a Friday event, he train is scheduled to run ... (more)
A Stadler KISS EMU is crossing the Eglisau railway bridge just before sunset.
With dark clouds and storms surrounding Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 17, 2014, a westbound BNSF coal train snakes along the Missouri River in scenic Lombard Canyon on Montana Rail Li... (more)
Last night while out storm chasing I happened upon a coal train sitting in the Stowe yard overnight. NS1019 was in perfect line from the storms moving in from the west. After dozens of shots I was... (more)
I just happened to be in the area when I heard the Royal Canadian Pacific was going out for a quick trip to Lake Louise from Calgary. Catching this train is proving to be difficult this year due t... (more)
An eastbound Burlington Northern freight trailed by two cabooses slinks around the curves through the Badlands west of Sully Springs, North Dakota, on July 27, 1992.
A splash of color around the Spencer roundhouse.
A train passes through Junction 18, possibly the world's busiest rail crossing and interlocking. A real treat to see and so accessible!
At Ochanomizu Station on Tokyo's Kanda River, the above-ground Japan Railways' suburban Chūō is bisected by Tokyo Metro's Marunouchi Line passing underneath, as seen here at dusk on a wi... (more)