Don't sit under that apple tree with anyone else but me.
A meet of epic proportions! BNSF 5427 meets UP 844 and SP 4449 with the steam spectacular. And yes, the rumors are true, I did use a step ladder to take this picture. Almost got blown over in th... (more)
Can see bridge support leaning about 30 degrees +. CSXT locomotive hangs by a thread as only rails support loaded Centerflow. Notice bravest guys I've seen working under car only supported by rai... (more)
Tank train crashed into a train with lots of new Porsche and Audi cars.
The mid-train "slaves" on this coal train kicked out after a slack run-in, resulting in a quite a pile up in 1968 on Southern's Appalachia Division.
Blizzard conditions & near zero visibility this morning as D&H 252 dashes through snow drifts near the Canada/U.S border. Thanks to my reliable "oil burner" Ford F350...
BNSF 5751 West follows the contours of the land while truck traffic paces it on parallel Hy. 287.
5472 eases into direct sunlight on her way to Niles Canyon with the Pacific Locomotive Association's museum collection in tow.
Every photo is supposed to have a story that goes with it, and this one is about an everyday event that didn't quite unfold as it normally does. // One warm summer evening, BNSF's daily garbage... (more)
A 14-minute time exposure overlooking the loop about an hour after sunset - a BNSF stack train starts at Rowen in upper right, proceeds through Woodford siding, through loop tunnel at center-right... (more)
After leaving the Beach St. trackage, #3841 is heading into a cut whichs leads to SP Santa Cruz yard. In the power consist along with #3841 are former commute geeps #3194 and #3186. #3194 would en... (more)
Stormy weather and busy traffic in the Tehachapi mountains
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)
CB&Q's Golden 4-8-4 To celebrate the centennial of the opening of its Chicago to Aurora, Illinois line, the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy very temporarily painted its king of fan trips, Nor... (more)
Interstate 8105, Norfolk Southern's seventh heritage unit, rests outside the paint shop in Chattanooga. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corporation. For more information, visit ... (more)