It's still awfully quiet on the outskirts of downtown Raleigh before 7am. Quiet, that is, except for the punctual double-shot on the horn and the whine of the locomotive smoothly accelerating it's... (more)
On board of the D&RGW Zephyr
Q112 swings through a curve along Brule Lake with the Miette and Brule ranges providing the back drop.
The 2002 eastbound Montana by Steam excursion, shown here a few miles east of Garrison, MT, is on leg 2 (Missoula-Bozeman) of a three day trip across western Montana. Former SP&S 700 and MRL F45 ... (more)
The reddish orange glow of the yard means that sunrise is just minutes away.
Freightrain from Belarus to Polish border station Siemianowka crossing the bridge onto the lake causeway.
2010 PNW Trip A welcome break from the UP and BNSF, it's no wonder that the MRL is such a popular target of railfans as the Paradise Local runs along the Clark Fork River on its way to St. ... (more)
A Milwaukee Road XL Special rolls westward along rock faces high above the St. Joe River near Steel Bridge, ID.
Engineer Matt Crouch waits for the signal before proceeding west.
CSX Q226 rolls down Main Street in La Grange as seen from the top of the Fortitude No. 47 Lodge above Karen's Book Barn. A very special thanks goes to the owner of the lodge, Jay Townsend, for all... (more)
Pan shot of recently restored Southern 2-8-0 #154 pulling a photo freight train at Tyson Park in Downtown Knoxville, TN during the 2010 Three Rivers Rambler Railfan Weekend.
After being delayed by signal problems due to severe weather, commuters depart the train and head home.
A foggy lakefront morning at Three Valley. It is always worth bringing the camera, even on the way to a meeting.
What was supposed to be a routine maintenance check turned into a 5 hour long repair of a drive wheel spring holder.
A loaded CN coal train passes an empty CP grain train in the narrow confines of Black Canyon. At this location, the Thompson River twists through an oxbow so tight that the only routing option av... (more)