"12R MEETS 213" It's a very chilly 10 degrees at Shepherdstown, WV as 213 sits in the siding to meet the oncoming 12R. The venerable Norfolk and Western CPL signals stand guard both in ... (more)
At dawn, a westbound Union Pacific coal train climbs out of Leyden on January 23, 2007. Soon enough, the sun will rise above the city of Denver and a scattering of clouds to the east revealing ano... (more)
Falling snow makes red beams of light from the west wye switch at Yocum Connection.
Anticipation - Valley Railroad Mikado No. 40 crosses over the Railroad Avenue crossing, her headlight illuminating about a half mile of track between that crossing and Dock Road, visible in the fo... (more)
Lat running of the year with Twizell on duty
Choosing sides at Deep River Creek. Under a pretty mackerel sky, Engineer Brian Messinger takes Valley Railroad Mikado #40 and the 2:30 edition of the Santa Special across Deep River Creek,... (more)
Battle of Light. The signals at Noimi Jct. battle to protect the CN Minntac Sub from an oncoming train. The signals won and the train headed up the CN Missabe Sub.
Black River & Western 2-8-0 #60, former Great Western, traverses the Third Neshanic River trestle late one Winter's evening in Flemington, NJ. An unlikely photo far removed from the typical vanta... (more)
Several minutes after the sun had set, the sky was still alive with color above Lake Pend Oreille as a westbound manifest rolled across the famous bridge over the lake.
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train just arrives for the Delanson show as the last of sunlight fades away for the night.
A break in the snow and clouds allows for a beautiful sunset as a CP train heads toward Minneapolis.
Chelatchie Prairie Dawn. Up and in the saddle at 0-dark-thirty, the crew of Crossett Western #10 takes a local freight north at sunrise, on a former Northern Pacific branch line that is no... (more)
As blue hour falls on a snowy landscape, UP 7325 and a KCS belle move east with a loaded coal train at Allenton, MO. The first snowstorm of the season had just moved through leaving a generous coa... (more)