A foreign visitor leads an ethanol train down the now infrequently used CSX Columbus Line (former Conrail Burt Line) and past the 118 signals. There are still plenty of G-type signals to be had on... (more)
A northbound manifest knocks down the CRR signals at NE Toe River has it heads north through the Blue Ridge Mountains, following the North Toe River through the Appalachian gorges of Western North... (more)
The Empire Builder gets underway after a brief stop at East Auburn. The train was routed through Washington state via the old NP mainline during this period and its next stop is Seattle's King St.... (more)
Exactly two years ago to the day, I spent the evening shooting trains passing under the iconic New York Central signal bridge at CD 192 in Brookpark, Ohio. This was a longtime favorite location of... (more)
CNW 411 leads the bilevel train west past the searchlight east of Union.
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate semaphore signals located near Chapelle, NM as a thunderstorm brews overhead.
A beam of light exits the Altapass Tunnel, backlighting the classic Clinchfield signal, as an empty coal train heads southward, screaming through tight confines as it negotiates the Black Mountain... (more)
D8.5-40CW rebuild 8506 leads C40-8W 8465 at CP Pack in Torrance. A rare chance seeing one of these rebuilds leading a train.
The tail end of a ghostly CSX vehicle train headed north passes the classic CPLs at Glendale.
A long run. What might be the longest run for a freight train in North America is nearly at an end as Prince Rupert-Montreal stack train CN 186 passes through Dorval Station with CN 2316 at... (more)
There's been a decent run of traffic on this spring morning and BNSF's version of a "short, fast train" comes dropping down the grade off the Arizona Divide behind one of those wild earl... (more)
In November of 2016 we had a great trip out West. After an overnight storm covered the area the early morning light was glorious even creating a rainbow which perfectly framing the famous signal b... (more)
Q697 splits the signals at Calgon, passing through the industrial area between Louisa and Catlettsburg.
Intermodal trains passing. CN 120 (with CN 2893, CN 2658 & CN 2956 up front and CN 2858 mid-train) is exiting Taschereau Yard on the freight track, just as CN 149 is passing on the north tr... (more)
ZSALCX slams the east siding switch at Gila Bend running all of track speed into the sunset.