The first three units from the Longmont Turn seen here after the Turn derailed the night before. BNSF 8105 didn't fall completely over, but BNSF 9801 (SD70MAC) and BNSF 143 (GP60M) weren't so luck... (more)
Kodachrome II, Yashica TL
While looking from just the right angle, one could argue that TRRA sponsors a bit of rooftop running in downtown St. Louis
Cattle truck got hung up in the ditch swinging a right turn and with the cab stranded in the path of a loaded rock train. He got lucky enough to be able to drive the truck away after the investiga... (more)
In the spirit of this political season, I bring you Change. Change you can count on, or could, until this train ran over it. Nailed and spit out by Axle #1, it's a heartbeat away from being batt... (more)
Lehigh Valley 8104, Norfolk Southern's eighth heritage locomotive, rests outside the Juniata Paint Shop during unusual wintry mix weather. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corpor... (more)
Due to a passing cold front off of the coast of California, the cloudy conditions add a bit of drama to this image. This is a westbound stack train, heading for the Port of Long Beach, California.
Two of the units from the derailment on 8/26 in San Timoteo Cyn in Redlands are now set to become scrap. These engines were part of a lightpower move that became a runaway train. The crew survived... (more)
California Dreaming! A wonderful chase of the SP Santa Cruz local during the week of Winterail in 1997 turned up this trio of still SP lettered units, and many fine images. This one however just ... (more)
Rio Grande Zephyr train #18 rolls through the community of Spring Glen, about five minutes out of Helper. Next stop, Green River, Utah some 68 miles away.
Thundering across the Two Medicine River
CC20406 leads the way over the high bridge.
At 22:53 the kids (boys ages 7, 7, and 5), still up as they are wired on an intoxicating blend of "Smores", the excitement of the campfire on a short weekend camping trip, and railroading, get an ... (more)