A trainman is shrouded in steam in the early morning hours as the 2472 gets ready to leave Brightside Yard.
A SB BNSF freight heads to Texas across central Oklahoma. Big thanks to Bart Y. for helping make this shot possible with his aerial prowess.
The two remaining Chicago & North Western locomotives lead a transfer past JB tower in West Chicago. Equal credit for the photo goes to Ryan Parent, who provided the flash equipment. This was our ... (more)
Early on a late summer morning, the dark desert horizon begins to lighten with the approach of daylight. Full sun is still 30 minutes away, and there hasn't been a train in hours. I'm hopeful UP w... (more)
At dusk, Union Pacific No. 1204 leads the southbound Santa Cruz Local along the central California coast near La Selva Beach (also called Manresa). The March 2005 image was captured just moments b... (more)
Borrowed Light! A rare opportunity to light up the bridge at Sunset Falls presented it self during this years Tracks In The Snow event. Quite an adventure packing in and out 4 lights and batteri... (more)
With abandonment looming over the subdivision that has served my hometown of Redvers Saskatchewan for the last a hundred and some years a photo like this may not be possible in a few years or so. ... (more)
LaGrange at Christmas! Locomotives as far as the light carries dominate E. Main St. in this view of an eastbound led by photogenic C40-8W 7876 idling past the clock tower at 00:56. Freights are v... (more)
This photo is dedicated to the memory of Roger Rassche, fellow railfan, photographer and modeler, who passed the next day after this image was taken.
You're in a better place now Roger, but a l... (more)
The kids go back to skating once the power passes by, but mom and dad take a moment to enjoy the "peace and quiet" of a loaded coal train as it works its way south through Palmer Lake behind a pai... (more)
Well Mother Nature is doing her best to make railroading on the Omaha Sub as hard as it can be. Here 4 units wasnt enough power to get thru this drift at MP 408. All 4 units are having different s... (more)
The passengers on the Royal Canadian Pacific are treated to spectacular scenery and gorgeous weather as they roll north along CP's Windermere Subdivision.
The Challape Bridge viewed from the east. See picture 310060 for a view of the same bridge from the other side.
In memory of WMSR conductor Richard Markle, who was called home on January 4th, 2010. The WMSR won't be the same without him. (Thanks to Paolo Roffo for the information and the text.)
PS: M... (more)
"On through the night!"