A BNSF High Rail passes through the first set of semaphores on the BNSF Raton Sub ahead of a extra work train laying ballast on the sub on 5/25/16.
The thunder rolls. On a cold stormy day in Northern California, Union Pacific 6662 guides a heavy MNPRVX around the Williams Loop, east of Quincy. At over 7,000' in length, this train easily has t... (more)
FWWR's Cresson Turn thunders south through the north end of Primrose Siding on the FWWR's Cresson Line. Leading the train is a former C&NW GP50, passing ATSF searchlights on jointed rail... doesn'... (more)
Mmmmmm.... can you say whole EMD goodness? Back when CP had hundreds of SD40-2's in service, you would always expect every other train with a one in the consist or a pair or a trio. Here what look... (more)
IAIS 153, one of three SD38-2's left on the roster, leads the extra Silvis to Blue Island road freight east through the searchlights at Robbins, Illinois last April.
Southbound stack train passing the CPL's at 'Washington'
A Conrail GP35 leads a CNW SD40-2 and UP SD40-2 on an eastbound coal train on the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.
Blowing past the crew change shack. Normally CN 305 would stop with its head end beside the shack at bottom right in this photo to change crews at Turcot West, but here a very late CN 305 b... (more)
Clinchfield F7A #800 passes the iconic Clinchfield signals at Ft. Blackmore in a scene that could pass as the 50's.
Switching the CSXT Interchange at North Vernon The Madison Railroad has started their day drilling out a lengthy cut of covered hoppers at the downtown interchange. Once finished, they... (more)
With a skillful crew, a handful of cars, and a train full of excitement for the weekend ahead- NKP765 heads west through the original block signal at Maywood Avenue in Hammond, Indiana. I took two... (more)
NS GP60 7128 leads the bottle train east under the last remaining IHB searchlights in Calumet City.
Adam Farence Photo.
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.10. A major factor in choosing a location to view the total sola... (more)
A cold empty coke train is working its way south on the Buffalo and Pittsburgh railroad. These coke trains will continue to run across the line until the lakes thaw.