At the end of the earth: After being a tourist in New Zealand with the good woman for the past few weeks, I finally get a trainspotting day pass and have to drive 300km north in cloud before fin... (more)
The westward Glacier express en route to Disentis passes the west side of the Grand Canjon of the Rhine River.
The engine is wearing a special commercial paint scheme.
El salar, el volcano y el tren
A train of ore concentrates weighting about 3000 tons (metric) and coming from the Bolivian mine of San Cristobal crosses the “Salar de Ascotan” be... (more)
The circle viaduct of Brusio regained quiet and majesty after the hustle and bustle during summer with the temporarily installed labyrinth and the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Bern... (more)
177-22 heads west along the calm autumn waters of the Bow River. There's snow on Sulphur Mountain by this time in September, and there was snow earlier on the ground that day. Railroad: Canadian Pacific RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Banff, Alberta, CanadaLocomotive #: CP 8863Train ID: CP 177Photo Date: September 22, 2010
Conquering the Andes every day, he is very focused on his work. The dangers of driving a train in high mountains, on a vertiginous right of way with the most severe grades... (more)
Black Canyon Part II: If Black Canyon is merely amazing in daylight, then it's downright dramatic under a ful... (more)
A UP stack train snakes its way up the Columbia River Gorge, thru vineyard and orchard, village and hamlet.
The Mallet locomotive 99 5902 is ready for inspection at the HSB Wernigerode Westerntor workshop. On the left, the 99 7232 is also under repair. The drivers have been removed so that the complete ... (more)
The hiss of cutting torches fills the air as scrappers cut the remains of a former SAR steam locomotive at the site of an open-air railroad museum near Krugersdorp, South Africa. The locomotive wa... (more)
Uploaded nearly a month after the fact, this is still the first snow shot of the year on Railpictures. The snow lasted but a few days, and made for some great shots in the meantime! Here we see a ... (more)
South 11d 37m 40.40s West 76d 13m 44.27s – 4535 m / 14879 ft
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SD45 No. 5615 leads a consist of SD24s and 26s on a westbound mixed freight down the steep slope between tunnels 2 and 1.
150 Years Pontarlier-Neuchatel
C5/6 2978 + A3/5 705 thunder in the Jura mountains, displaying a great plume of smoke in their effort to climb the grade toward the French border... (more)
Ge 4/4 643 EMS - EMS Staff returning home after a day trip to Davos witht there own company representing engine and the old refurbished salon cars.