This is the view south from the Lafayette Road overpass in St. Paul on a blustery winter day. A Rock Island transfer disturbs the birds as it passes northbound towards Westminster Junction with s... (more)
New Jersey Transit GP7 5681 was built for passenger service on the Jersey Central. When new additions to the roster made the aging unit surplus, it was placed into work train service, as seen here... (more)
two veteran units shove a coal train east towards the Alleghenies while a local switches some cars in Pitcairn Yard.
In June, 1984 I was given permission to tour inside the Santa Fe RR roundhouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Inside were all sorts of fantastic steam and diesel locomotives. Here is 347C sitting nex... (more)
One of New Jersey Transit’s newest locomotives, an F40PH, leads a train into the terminal at Hoboken, New Jersey. In the background, a former CNJ GP7 is coming in with a work train.
Four B40-8W's lead the hot shot 991 train just west of Flagstaff, Arizona.
On a chilly but still afternoon in December 1990, SP 7447 West rolls off the summit of Tehachapi Pass and passes under the famous cantilever signal bridge at the west end of Tehachapi. During this... (more)
GBW 320 has finished swapping cars with the carferry in Kewaunee and is on the return trip to Green Bay as it hustles thru Luxemburg, WI in October of 1988. Luxemburg is the current end of the lin... (more)
Amtrak F40 #266 leads the EB "Cardinal" past the yard at Handley, WV
A colorful pair of units lead a CSX train through Dayton, OH
MGA 2301 North passes MP 2 between Sycamore and Waynesburg on the MGA's Manor Branch. In a prediction of the future, someone has written "Conrail" in the red "M" on 2301's nose... (more)
My father made many business trips to the Twin Cities in the early 1970s and made the most of those opportunities to photograph rail operations in the metropolitan area. One of his favorite place... (more)
Alongside Northwestern Steel & Wire on the CNW main, interchange cars in the background
Here's a hot job, like backing into the gates of hell.
Northwestern Steel job on a workaday job