Running over two hours late, Amtrak's northbound Crescent makes its nightly station stop at Gainesville, Georgia with Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit in the lead.
Cable’s twisting curves are lit by a southbound BNSF intermodal’s headlights as it climbs the grueling Tehachapi grade, only a few miles from the mountain’s summit in eastern Tehachapi, CA.
AMTK 42, Amtrak's sole Veterans-painted P42, is framed in the window and doorway for the Redondo turntable's operating house on a warm afternoon in downtown Los Angeles.
A bridge on NS' New Castle District was recently replaced as it former concrete culvert-like bridge had snapped in two in the middle after many decades of service. There was previously a 25mph slo... (more)
Making the most of a day! Following meetings in New Haven, CT for my wife, the three youngest of our nine kiddos that were along were given the choice of where they wanted to go. The chant quick... (more)
A viewpoint from Skihist Provincial Park provides a great look at what Canadian Pacific and Canadian National have to deal with in this rugged part of the Thompson River Canyon. Providing a great ... (more)
D791 sits just out of sight awaiting confirmation from the CSX BB Dispatcher to proceed east through Millville, WV. Meanwhile, the quarry crews had just taken a cut of empties... (more)
End of the day at Chama following the final revenue run of the 2017 season.
Kansas City Southern intermodal train No. 10 crosses the diamonds at Air Line Junction and heads around a curve for the railroad’s Joint Agency yard in Kansas City, on September 15, 1990.
Arriving at Victor Montana Rail Link’s Bitterroot branch (also known as the Darby branch) local arrives at Victor, Montana, under rainy skies on May 18, 2013. This line had high water a... (more)
A Pacific Surfliner occupies a crossing in downtown San Diego at sunset.
A Pacific Surfliner passes San Clemente Station and Pier in the evening, and the reflective lettering and stripes really stick out.
A couple of weeks ago Beamish museum held its annual steam fair. Two guest locomotives came from the Statfold Barn museum and they have yet to return. The two men in charge of the railways at Beam... (more)
An NS GP60 runs light and long hood forward in the yard outside the Arcelor Mittal plant in East Chicago. Locomotives:NS 7136 GP60
A herd of llamas relaxes in the cool evening air, although some get spooked by the "Thoroughbred of Transportation" as it runs light down Berthoud Hill near the town of Berthoud, Colorad... (more)