Working an early shift can sometimes be beneficial. On my way to work I noticed the full moon looked like it might be setting right as the sun was rising. Fortunately I have a good view of this sc... (more)
Special movement of new export locomotives for Colas Rail Freight operating as NS 098
Immediately after its formation, Conrail transferred all six-axle Alco Centuries to Ohio for use in iron ore drag freight service. Of course a lot of that ore was destined for the steel mills in t... (more)
I spy something Corvette... To ride Auto Train, you have to bring a vehicle with you and save ~900 miles of driving on I-95. Autos are loaded for the daily departure, and a yard job will assemble ... (more)
With the weekend visit of the Schnabel Car and massive steam generator for VC Summers, all hands were on deck to make sure this expensive piece of equipment got moved safely. Here they are roundi... (more)
Transport of three cars for the new GIRUNO RABe 501 # 002 highspeed train for the SBB, from Stadler Rail's Bussnang plant to the commissioning center Erlen, loaded on 4 lowfloor freight cars.
A BNSF Burlington Route Heritage Covered Hopper sits in the rail yard at the Port of Albany on an inbound loaded grain train.
The car came in on the rear of CSX G053-19
A Boeing 737 fuselage heads west on a BNSF priority freight at Bearmouth, Montana, on September 26, 2014. This fuselage is built by Spirit AeroSystems, and is being shipped from Wichita, Kansas to... (more)
Three Boeing 737 fuselages are up front on a westbound BNSF priority freight heading into an afternoon sun on September 26, 2014, at Bearmouth, Montana. These fuselages are built by Spirit AeroSys... (more)
Lions and Tigers (No Bears)! Oh My!
In the 1990’s, I photographed the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey’s circus trains quite a few times. For me, along with seeing the long st... (more)
A welded rail train meets an intermodal train as it passes the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, PA.
Special car for transport of switches.
A cut of cars gets shoved from "B-Yard" in Vancouver as the crew of the Lake Transfer awaits the track to clear.
One of the investments of the new operator, RUMO, is rolling stock. New cars and new locomotives are on the way. Southbound loaded X98 rolls from Tutóia to Ouro, with a string of brand new hopper ... (more)