Under a threatening looking sky DFT 7051 brings the Northern Explorer north through Paerata. With the Block of line in effect over Easter Weekend between Pukekohe and Wiri, the Northern Explorer m... (more)
In the last light of a wet, dreary Easter Sunday, northbound manifest NS 154 passes the Vulcan Materials quarry just north of Liberty, SC, powered by four NS motors with a considerably lengthy tra... (more)
Under stormy skies in Powder River Basin, a northbound Union Pacific coal train is about to crest Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming, on June 13, 2014.
A New Mexico thunderstorm builds in the background as refrigerator cars of California produce, freshly iced, await a crew change on July 28, 1967 at Belen, New Mexico. Led by the 818, two hefty Al... (more)
A storm is threatening Santa Fe’s southbound freight on Colorado’s Joint Line as it leaves Larkspur and climbs to the fifth highest summit on the AT&SF at Palmer Lake, 7,237-ft. FP-45 91 restore... (more)
Decatur, IL to Conway, PA manifest 34N works out of the Wabash River Valley and past the namesake railroad's searchlight signals at West Point, IN under dark, threatening summer skies.
Under a threatening sky Union Pacific's westbound ICBLB ascends Archer Hill led by rebuilt SD9043MAC 3666, a pair of Norfolk Southern 'thoroughbreds' round out the consist. The westbound stack tra... (more)
TR 4002 sits at the west end of the large Tacoma Railyard
The scent of fresh rain still hanging in the air from a thunderstorm system mixes with the labored roar of a westbound Union Pacific 'shooter', illuminated by a brief break in the clouds as it asc... (more)
BNSF 5159 glides past the Anheuser-Busch Plant in Fort Collins with rain bands falling behind it.
Chesapeake & Ohio 614 thunders through a downpour as it crests Sand Patch Grade in Pennsylvania with the Chessie Safety Express.
A pair of LAL Centuries pull off the Kraft spur in heavy rainfall.
Charging west in a steady downpour of rain, the Central of Georgia heritage units leads train I7V over a small bridge and continues on to Bristol where it will tie down on Track 7 till a fresh cre... (more)
The westbound Maple Leaf leaves threatening skies behind as it rolls through my old stomping grounds.
BNSF 5795 (ES44AC) has brought a 'special' into the BNSF engine servicing facility yard and will wait out a strong series of thunderstorms which can be seen in the background.