Having just met its eastbound counterpart, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief slowly proceeds past an active semaphore signal as it makes its way back onto the mainline.
Highlighted here, we see a close up view of the last remaining operational Wig-Wag signal on BNSF's system. Located in Delhi, CO this signal continues to withstand the test of time, as it sees onl... (more)
Thank goodness for railway museums and their ability to keep and show locomotives that would otherwise be lost to the scrappers torch. SP 1518, the first SD7 built, pulls a short freight at Diesel... (more)
On a hot day in August 1983, a Chicago & North Western track crew gets a lift on a ballast regulator heading south on the Belt Line approaching Burleigh Avenue in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. A freight w... (more)
The intermediate semaphores of Bernal, New Mexico stand tall over the high desert as stars in the skies above give way to a powerful monsoonal storm.
Running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 makes its way underneath a Cantilever signal moments prior to ascending Raton Pass.
Metra 217, in the new paint scheme, leads a outbound train under the Pennsy signals at CP Morgan.
The sun sets behind the Lowell intermediates as track 2 gets knocked down to red for a North bound.
The milky way rests above the skies of Delhi, Colorado as the historic mainline wig wag stands dormant over the southern Colorado grasslands. It has been recently rumored that this historic piece... (more)
The last mainline operational Wig Wag on the BNSF system and potentially the western US does its thing as Amtrak's Southwest Chief blasts by westbound. It has been rumored it the signal is endange... (more)
The New River Train pulls into St. Albans, West Virginia behind Nickel Plate 765.
A fixed semaphore stands tall in the faint glow of the 2017 eclipse in totality.
The first light of day appears on the eastern horizon as the Amtrak Lakeshore flies past the NYC bracket intermediates at Swanton. August 21, 2017 was eclipse day across America, but it was also s... (more)
One of many eastbound freight trains on Norfolk Southern's busy Chicago line over the course of the night splits the now gone 309 intermediates from the days of the NYC.
Dark, derelict, abandoned. Waiting for a train that will never come.