After setting out a few dozen empty grain hoppers and WIR 20 at Spangle, a W&I grain shuttle (with BNSF road power) works southward through the fertile Palouse toward its ultimate destination at O... (more)
Not even a crippling snow storm can stop Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. Seen here, a double head AEM-7 powered metroliner runs at track speed through Eddystone in route to Philadelphia.
As the sun sets behind the Wasatch Mountains, the constant battle against gravity continues as a train struggles up the 2.4% grade to the summit. Even with four big units up front and a DPU at the... (more)
Looking through the portal gate of the barge entrance to the Morris Canal, the Portland Turn is seen crossing the former L&HR Bridge into New Jersey. Barges would enter this portal from the Delawa... (more)
AEM-7 #950 hustles down the Corridor late one evening bound for Philly.
It's december with snow on the ground and a light snow in the air. Steamer K 563, built in 1899, is ready to depart with a Christmas special.
On its last day in service SP 9 heads south to Keeler from Owenyo on the Southern Pacific's narrow gauge Owens Valley line. SP 9 was handling the chores while SP 1, a GE 70-tonner was at Bakersfi... (more)
Trains meet on the Peruvian Altiplano
At 4120 meters above sea level (13517 ft) the FCCA 1008 with a train full of copper concentrates coming from Cerro de Pasco waits at Carhuam... (more)
Bridges, Bridges, Bridges! As a colorful sunset lights up the Portland sky, one of numerous MAX trains cross the upper deck of the Steel Bridge. In the background are the Broadway bridge and th... (more)
British steam at its very best, the remote Rannoch moor in the Scottish Highlands, wonderful early morning light on a crisp still autumn day. The unmistakable beat of a Black 5 pounding up the in... (more)
On the moon
Under the pictures that I took in the deserts of north Chile (Atacama) and south Peru, you have regularly added comments comparing the landscapes with those of the Mo... (more)
What was suppose to be a work photo ended up being a nice shot looking down some old Colorado iron. Frank stands along a sag in the bridge. The photograph is intended to show the severity of the d... (more)
Morning fog rising off the St. Louis River creates interesting lighting conditions with the rising sun. This former NP swing bridge links Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin.
Locomotive "Princess" heads the first train of the day along the southern end of Lake Windermere the largest lake in England.