A single SD40-2 is the power of a train of steel slabs from AK Steel in Butler, PA.
Atop the rock cut at the Allegrippus Curve, we can see the constant 1.86% grade up the hill on the backside of Horseshoe Curve. Rarely photographed, but the action is more dramatic and all to one'... (more)
At dawn, a manned helper set of SD40E's pops out of the New Portage Tunnel and heads down "The Slide" on the journey back to Altoona to help another train up the mountain. This is the steepest gra... (more)
With the surrounding trees covered in a silvery ice, a westbound tank train enters Horseshoe Curve.
Fire and Ice. NS 6304 and 6321 assist NS 16N down an icy "Slide," after the area is hit with a severe winter storm that covered the Alleghenies in a thick coating of ice. The house off to the left... (more)
A white Thanksgiving greets this northbound freight as it rolls through the Midway River valley near Proctor on the former DM&IR.
Icy morning in Savoie
U05 enters Williamson yard as U06 leaves. The first snow of the 2013-14 winter has fallen over Southern West Virginia, leaving a nice coating on the trees at the higher elevations.
An old coal evacuation route leads over the mountains of the Czech Republic to Germany. Today is just another passenger on the Czech side of railcar class 810 It carries 810 145 The train pulls in... (more)
TGM6 locomotive clears railtracks during heavy snowfall in Moscow. The action take place on "Moscow coke and gas plant" ("MOSCOKS") railway. Part of "MOSCOKS" railway passes through the picturesqu... (more)
The morning is still young as CCGX 4009 runs light power from Orangeville amid a frozen winter landscape and ice fog.
Lost in winter wonderland! A blue and white colored vehicle fits perfectly into this panorama view of the cold Hunsrück heights.
TGM6D moves on "Moscow coke and gas plant"("MOSCOKS"). Part of "MOSCOKS" railway passes through the picturesque arboretum in southern Moscow.
A Union Pacific Public Service coal train (PSCX) exits Tunnel 3 west of Plainview, Colorado, after an early winter snow on November 23, 1999.
Four Southern Pacific GE AC4400CWs haul an empty coal train west through the snow-covered trees at Crescent, Colorado, on a beautiful March 19, 1998.