Waiting at Sandcut for a fleet of Northbound trains, the sun drops below the clouds and illuminates the flanks of BNSF's Richmond, CA to Alliance, TX guaranteed intermodal train.
Coal, coal and more coal... The lively-hood of many whom reside in Southern West Virginia. Coal mining and railroading are what they depend on, and one of few remaining jobs. When the coal industr... (more)
A WMSR (Carl Franz) photo freight charges downgrade at Helmstetter's during the 2013 winter charter.
Welded rail rolled at Colorado Fuel & Iron (CF&I) in 1997 stands ready for the task of supporting the eastbound Ski Train, which is approaching around the curve in the distance. Little did anybody... (more)
A farmer stops his horse drawn cart and two dogs at a crossing intersecting his field as 'Ole #90, right on time, passes on by.
I don't mind the sun sometimes, the images it shows.
Eastbound train skirts the Missouri River bluffs near Rocheport, Mo.
The wayfreight has setout 14 corn loads for the ethanol facility and pulls a handful of mash and ethanol back towards the main. The Coal Creek Station, owned by Great River Energy, opened in 1981 ... (more)
On a balmy January afternoon, Norfolk Southern intermodal train No. 204 storms across the Staunton River in Altavista, Va., behind a trio of horses; this line was formally owned by the Southern Ra... (more)
The worlds oldest working shed
The Longmont Switch can be seen putting on a smoke show as they continue to climb Berthoud Hill at Longs Peak. It won't be long now until they crest the top of the hill.
WM 734 charges westbound with a photo freight around Helmstetter's Curve during a 2013 winter charter.
The beautiful Sierra Northern Woodland Branch has begun to show its age. Far in the distance, SERA 47 approaches Conway with the Sacramento River Dinner Train in tow.
With temperatures hovering around 50 and snow melting the Highland Cut is quickly filling up with fog. For the first time this day sun pokes through the overcast as Norfolk & Western heritage lea... (more)
Another very atmospheric photo by the late Kenneth Field showing a local train from Crewe on arrival in Chester General station hauled by class 2P 4-4-0 No 40653.