Sunlight has just began shining into the Columbia River Gorge at the start of a summer morning as an eastbound garbage train rolls past the small village of Maryhill, with snow-capped Mount Hood t... (more)
Having come to a stop at the western side of the Valentine siding, BNSF 7486 idles quietly in the hills of Cozier Canyon as it waits for a pair of fellow westbound to overtake it before continuing... (more)
WC SD45 7525 rests at IRM, awaiting Showcase Weekend in a few weeks.
Since last year, the CNW twins have been in storage at the Illinois Railway Museum and spend their days around the museum grounds. Here, they slumber away on a mainly clear night.
On the 5th and 6th September, employees of track lease owner ARTC, took industrial action resulting in a 48 hour shutdown of the network in New South Wales. Several trains ended up being stabled i... (more)
39Q passes by Walnut Bottom, PA on the Lurgan Branch heading to Harrisburg, Pa from Hagerstown, MD in the middle of the night. Just east of Lee's Crossroads and along the tracks sit Rehobeth Cemet... (more)
A shot from the 9th annual Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum night photo shoot. Thanks to Tom Nanos for a great evening.
For my 4500th contribution on Railpictures I choose this "moonlight special" as a tribute to the Gotthard mountain line, with the famous loops around Wassen. In a double longtime exposur... (more)
The open-air Train Hall sits adjacent to the historic headhouse of Denver Union Station. The neon lights still invoke the message "Travel By Train."
Norfolk Southern AC44C6M number 4002 has been released from the paint shop in Altoona, Pennsylvania, wearing the third edition of the special prototype "Mane" scheme. Originally built by GE as st... (more)
Returning from visiting New England on Pan Am Southern rails, the Norfolk & Western Heritage engine leads an I87 past an abandoned factory at 23:48.
The sun has just set as northbound CSX rack train Q268 makes its way across the Ohio River over LIRC rails.
The new kids in townTwo motors of WATCO's newest shortline, the Kanawha River Railroad, sit quiet in Nitro Yard (presumably assigned to the Nitro local) awaiting the next day's assi... (more)
"Phase III Meets the Babbling Brook" Amtrak train 245 with Phase III P32AC-DM 704 departs west out of New York Penn Station crossing from Track 9 to 8 Shortly after train 64 with ... (more)
Motorists traveling on North College street are dealing with a partially activated crossing this evening in Auburn. This little screwup is not the fault of CSX's equipment mind you. The cause of... (more)