The crew decided to use Mother Nature's AC by opening the cab's front door and windows on this beautiful fall day. The CSX coal train is utilizing NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, Va. and... (more)
Along with my dad to photograph the Amtrak special on July 18 that ran from St. Albans, VT to Montreal, Quebec on the New England Central and CN Swanton Subdivision, a line normally just served by... (more)
Albany & Eastern 4201 leads a log train over the South Santiam river and into Lebanon, OR. The cars will be set out for later transfer to Albany, and this crew will handle other switching duties b... (more)
On July 18, Amtrak operated a special trip in conjunction with New England Central, CN and various government officials from the US and Canada, to inspect the route from St. Albans, Vermont to Mon... (more)
An old Northern Pacific trestle hides in the trees on Mullan Pass. This is some of NP's original crossing over the top of the pass prior to the opening of Mullan Tunnel.
SP's Hillsboro Roustabout heads for the mill at Seghers. The train is traveling on the north end of the old Westside Branch. This line once hosted interurban service.
PNWR 2307 leads its local north from Junction City, OR crossing a ballasted deck wood trestle over Ayres Lane en route to Harrisburg, OR where the train will do some switching before returning sou... (more)
Less than two months after the Willamette & Pacific started operations, five leased SP 'Cadillacs' tote the McMinnville Hauler west near Cipole. Since track speed was a uniform 10 MPH from McMinnv... (more)
Seeing Through the Ties the Long Way
I think photos where you can see through the ties the long way are really neat. I remember that the first shot I took with that phenomenon was a ... (more)
The cab on U53 crosses the bridge over Callahan Creek at the west end of Andover on its return to Andover Yard. U53 had spent the morning loading commercial cars at Wentz. After weighing, U53 will... (more)
A string of boxcars stretching to infinity follows a Yolo Short Line locomotive heading for West Sacramento.
BN's Albany to Pasco roadfreight is just a few miles into its trip. This long timber trestle spans the floodplain on the north bank of the Santiam River.
An NRHS excursion from Portland to Astoria stops for a photo runby on the ex-SP&S line to Astoria. The lead GP38 was ordered by SP&S and delivered to BN.
ETWNC 12 leads the train over the "dead horse trestle" at Tweetsie Railroad. #12 celebrated its 100th birthday this february
Working under the G&W umbrella, Indiana Southern GP40 #4040 leads a Bay Line fertilizer train south across Bayou George into Panama City, Florida.