Snow begins to fall, again, in Flagstaff as a westbound Z-train chugs up the 1.3 percent grade of the Arizona Divide. The night before, the city of Flagstaff received nearly ten inches and would g... (more)
A very short Winslow to Phoenix Z-train breaks through the heavy snow fall along the Arizona Divide as the pair of Dash-9s glide through Maine.
What a view! Westbound grain loads roll by my new vacation home and under the classic Northern Pacific cantilever guarding the east end of Hope siding during an unforecast snowfall in the northern... (more)
CN 1282, an SW1200RS handles switching duties on the business side of the Canadian National station in Vancouver, BC on the U.S. President's Day weekend thirty years ago. Passenger trains are run ... (more)
On the eve of what would become the region's worst winter storm in more than decades, veteran CSX GE B40-8 No. 5951 idles up against nearby Huntington, W.Va. rebuilt GP38-3 No. 2018 at the railroa... (more)
People are scrambling from a Q train to the No 7 at Queensboro Plaza during snowstorm Jonas, the 2nd biggest snowfall in NYC's history. (I wonder what the guy with the bike was thinking about toda... (more)
Snow storm Jonas was New York City's second biggest snow fall ever recorded. In spite of that, Amtrak kept it's NYC-Albany Empire Service going. Here 713 is slowly pulling west in Sunnyside Yard a... (more)
I have read the tales of Richard Steinheimer in the mountains, chasing elusive trains in unbearable weather.
Well, I had some adventure today, even if it was in Queens, New York, where the only ... (more)
Dashing through the Snow, Scene TwoCSXT 4545 busts up a snow drift on the tracks while passing through St. Albans on the point of Q135, the westbound stacks train from Clifton ... (more)
Into the Void
With the blizzard raging on, the last Manhattan bound F Train for this day heads off into near whiteout conditions. The NYC Subway System was the last standing means of v... (more)
Dual mode motor 4519 arrives at the ravaged Maplewood Station on the second day after Winter Storm Jonas stomped out the area. Most of the platform was still covered with ... (more)
Pennsy Heritage pushes a loaded coal train up Elkhorn Grade at Maybeury during a heavy snow storm.
Its the day after the blizzard of 2016 and Amtrak was running on a limited schedule. Kicking up a lot of snow, ACS-64 #647, has made it out of NYC and heads for Washington, D.C.
In a stunning display of winter mountain railroading, UP's Roseville to Roper manifest is finally on the move, passing an Oakland-bound stack train with a GMTX GP38-2 in consist looking a bit out ... (more)
Half snow beard Metro North 4911 at Mountain Lakes
Half snow beard F40 Metro North 4911 at a snow covered Mountain Lakes station area pushes east as New Jersey Transit trai... (more)