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)
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)
Kodachrome II, Yashica TL
This train coming from the Oregon Trunk Line was running late and it was a matter of less than a minute before the bridge be cast in shadow
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)
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)
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)
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)
After a overnight snow fall, most of the snow at Edmonds have melted with some of the snow still hanging on from a distance in Mukilteo. The wind really started to pick up with winds sustained up ... (more)
While looking from just the right angle, one could argue that TRRA sponsors a bit of rooftop running in downtown St. Louis
3 Smashed Hondas
Thundering across the Two Medicine River
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.
GM perfoming high altitude tests on unit.