Lonesome night at Prince.. Deep in the New River Gorge valley below, the silence is broken by a westbound coal train charging through the abandoned coal community outside of Beckley. The C&O Princ... (more)
A windmill standing out in the high plains of West Texas helps frame UP 844 as the sun is about to set behind the 4-8-4 on 11/2/11. The train was behind a westbound UP auto train, waiting for an e... (more)
As the sun is close to dropping below the steely winter cloud deck near sunset, a northbound CSX freight train passes over the Ohio River flood plain after crossing the Ohio River at Rahm,IN 1/5/1... (more)
Dreaming - Looking like something straight out of R.E.M. The CN 2336's nuclear numberboards and headlights pierce extreme fog, in the thick of a humid spring night.
A northbound BNSF manifest rolls through the eerie fog of a winter morning along the Puget Sound. Another of my favorites from a series of Black and White conversions.
Black Card Trickery. With advance warning that a short Q302 approached Hilldale, I devised a plan. A bit of exposure pre-train to silhouette the signal, a black card (ok, a piece of cardboard) i... (more)
With storms building to the west, the last glow of the evening begins to dissipates as an eastbound priority train glides through Mesita.
Sun and Fog. Just after sunrise the yard job shuffles the deck with a string of autoracks at the NS yards in Fostoria.
The rains finally came. After a long drought, the much anticipated rainy season came in full fury. Rainfall rates of 5-6 inches per hour fell with 2.70" in 30 minutes which happens occasionally
As the full moon dips behind the mountains, a fog has developed in the Coal River Valley this morning allowing for beams to project a red cast onto the Sproul Tunnel and surrounding brush.
Red at night / Photographer's delight: One more photo from that incredible moonlit, snowy, magical night in the Cascades two years ago. I find it remarkable how reflections from the icy cr... (more)
Crossing the Nuese River near New Bern, NC in the early morning.
Clearing the switch for the balloon at Fulda. Not much fun!
NS westbound getting ready to cross the double track CSX main at Selma, NC.