The red bud is blooming in this portrait of a northbound NRHS special crossing the former Clinchfield Railroad Copper Creek Viaduct. The propulsion chores are handled today by the "Final Four... (more)
With three GEs on the point and two more bringing up the rear, all working hard to keep it's battle with gravity in check, a Roseville bound manifest negotiates the most famous portion of rail on ... (more)
At 8:19 p.m. and with only a few moments of sunlight left on the tracks, eastbound Canadian National freight No. 348 approaches Devona, Alberta, below Windy Point on July 10, 2014. British Columbi... (more)
Man's Best Friend
There's nothing like sharing an afternoon of railfanning with your best friend, even if she's a little crazy (and I'm not talking about my wife). On this chilly but ... (more)
NS 7021 is Either meeting her fate at the torches or is getting prepared to have a new cab installed as 2 workers from JBS are taking her apart piece by piece
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is now threading 63-foot Tunnel 40 in the heart of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on t... (more)
Bathed in 'Golden Hour' light, a Union Pacific inspection special emerges from Spanish Fork Canyon on July 26, 2014.
An ABB set of E units move past Canal st. in Downtown Chicago. Photo taken by James D. Hediger.
So far this summer the Anchorage area is off to a wet start with plenty of rain and more in the forecast. So, in searching the archives I found this shot of a southbound coal train at Bird Point o... (more)
With dark clouds and storms surrounding Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 17, 2014, a westbound BNSF coal train snakes along the Missouri River in scenic Lombard Canyon on Montana Rail Li... (more)
The first rays of an early morning sun illuminate the rolling hills of Tehachapi Pass, silhouetting the descent of a manifest destined for Bakersfield. The Southern Pacific pass serves as a critic... (more)
The Viso double switchback is more spectacular viewed from the top level (called Viso Arriba) than from below - see picture 365752... (more)
After meeting an Eastbound coil train, Westbound coke accelerates toward the diamond at XN (or RO if you're a B&O fan) tower on the former Nickel Plate racetrack in Leipsic.
A train passes through Junction 18, possibly the world's busiest rail crossing and interlocking. A real treat to see and so accessible!
The entire New Royal Palm train is silhouetted against the morning sun as Southern 630 leads NS 957 into Kentucky for the trip to Danville.