Just before sunup in frosty downtown Keystone, W.Va., NS's Interstate heritage unit shoves train No. 776 up Elkhorn Grade, with locomotives in notch-8, awakening the sleeping mining community on a... (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)
Kodachrome II, Yashica TL
Conrail #4020 charges through the fresh snow with an "Office Car Special". It was tough chasing the train on the snow covered roads !
In memory of WMSR conductor Richard Markle, who was called home on January 4th, 2010. The WMSR won't be the same without him. (Thanks to Paolo Roffo for the information and the text.)
PS: M... (more)
Snow, wind and cold. A westbound freight creeps out of the western portal of the Allegheny Tunnel, greeted by snow covered tracks. With the wind whipping, I was surprised I was able to keep the ... (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.
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)
RJ Corman and dozens of BNSF employees spent their Fourth of July finishing up work on the flooded tracks through downtown Minot. After posting on their computers the tracks would be open at 20:00... (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)
An old lady still at work: this unit and its 4 sisters are the only GE Box Cab survivors in regular service today. Built in the mid and late 1920's they are among the oldest electric engines still... (more)
CN 5708 and BCR 4606 haul a CN Stack though the Canyon towards the Pacific Coast.
Eastbound Q411 crosses the Potomac River and is about to enter the tunnel, on a beautiful August day. Note the clarity difference of the Shenandoah River.
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.