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)
Photo taken with permission.
The dense, cold fog still hangs on through most of the morning in Pittsburgh, including here in West Park. Oddly enough, at just a mile or so south there was nothing but blue skies and full sun. ... (more)
UP 1989, DRGW Heritage Unit officially unveiled during a ceremony for the the Denver Service Unit at the Superintendent's Office in Denver Colorado.
This is one of the most spectacular railroads that I have ever seen. It climbs the Andes Precordillera up to 2850 meters / 9350 ft. It is a meter gauge line, similar to most other Chilean lines. I... (more)
K-36 #487 brings a tripple header around Windy point, heading to Cumbres, during the peak fall color season. Will we ever see this again?
ex C&NW GE C44-9W was involved in a fatal accident in Clinto Iowa. Two veteran railroaders lost their lives as a result of their locomotive running into the rear of another train.
Firefighters, railroad workers, police, and a couple photographers at the site of a head on collision between Soo trains 909-910 about 1 mile east of Gilchrist. 910 was supposed to take siding at ... (more)
The sun popped out for all of ten minutes that day.
Eastbound NS loaded coal train 730 eases through the tight confines of Natural Tunnel at 15mph as it drops down one of the steeper grades on the Appalachia District. Several park visitors can be s... (more)
Without the mail contract, the metropolitan became a skinny train with lots of horsepower. The E unit provides steam heat. Click He... (more)
CN locomotive 2661 signaled the start of a mock collision staged at a crossing in Winnipeg, Manitoba on April 28. The scenario took place on the first day of Operation Lifesaver Rail Safety Awaren... (more)
Challenger 3895 on right; Honeywell Pentax H1a; Kodachrome
CP Rails Holiday Train drifts past a crowd of admirers at picturesque Westport on the D&H. Falling snow completes this holiday scene shot at 20:15.
UP's BRAND NEW C&NW Heritage SD70ACe sits in the sun at Proviso minutes after being untarped.