The Langwies Viaduct is illuminated in winter, but this Arosa - Chur local train was clearly too early for that. But the ghostly scenery after sundown was still well worth a picture.
Snowy McEwen Sunrise. A mountain snow flurry that drifted in from the nearby Elkhorns continues to lightly dust the McEwen Yard, as the sun rises amid breaking clouds to the east. This sur... (more)
The searchlights at Benson are probably not long for this world, but they saw another sunrise on this morning. The West Local was having problems with them, however, as supposedly the signal in t... (more)
Passing the local at Hawley Spur. A Sumpter Valley local mixed with Heisler #3 on the point, holds the Hawley Spur west of McEwen for the passage of a hot-shot freight making the run out to... (more)
Three Florida East Coast Champion ES44C4s (818, 800, 809) lead FEC train 101-13 across Spruce Creek just south of Spruce Creek siding.
"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)