The distinct wheel of an Amfleet II car has an interesting pattern of snow and ice. My theory is that the heat caused during braking melted snow into a spoke-like array of icicles.
On February 7, 2006, a freight powered by Union Pacific 2-8-0 No. 618 approaches Snake Creek at Charleston, Utah, on a photo freight operated by Heber Valley Railroad.
The Jeff City local made an unscheduled stop at the Kirkwood depot after a confused driver stopped on the tracks when the crossing lights started flashing. Thankfully the train was not going fast ... (more)
Norfolk Southern's "Honoring Our Veterans" unit, SD60E #6920, leads train Z85411 (P54) away from Washington DC after being on display for National Train Day on May 11, 2013. The Nation's Capital ... (more)
Under the rainbow: A double rainbow encircles a pair of venerable CP Rail SD40-2s after a good rainstorm in Cranbrook, British Columbia, on October 4, 2010. This image was on one of my last rolls ... (more)
Schaffhausen is a border station of SBB and DB. 218 249-1 derailed while construction works. At the same day "Crocodile" Be 6/8 13302 is on the way with a special train.
Sperry Rail Service employees give their track detector car a good bath while a Rio Grande manifest makes a pickup at Provo Yard.
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise Local rumbles along the Clark Fork just west of Eddy (east of Thompson Falls), Montana, on January 24, 2013. A build-up of ice on the rocks on the edges of a cove alon... (more)
A Hospital train being run from Detroit to Indy with damaged equipment gets a new crew in Walbridge, Ohio. The damaged P42 and coach were from the 2/1/12 accident in Jackson county Michigan when ... (more)
Yesterday it couldn't decide whether to drizzle rain or snow. It finally settled on snow in the early evening which continued off and on until the time of this photo, the resulting wet stuff stick... (more)
Soo Line tested the Burlington Northern SD60MACs in 1993. Nos. 9500, 9503 and 9502 lead Soo Line train No. 430 up 2nd street in downtown Bellevue, Iowa, on October 17, 1993.
Everyone on RP seems to enjoy the ghoulish shots of derailments, so here's an April Fool's Day view of one from 1972. The photographer is the late Joe Morton, a Cincinnati Division engineer on L&N... (more)
Sometimes, even after 41 years of railfanning, you see something you've never seen before.
The first pair of heritage ACe's eases down Main St in West Brownsville with 130 empties bound for Bailey Mine. For more information, visit more)