Pot of gold: #478 hauling a freight train blows down her boiler at the legendary spot on the former D&RGW Narrow Gauge. The rainbow only lasted a few seconds, and was luckily captured that happen... (more)
Saint Paul wraps around the Empire Builder on a frigid -22F Minnesota morning.
CPR GP9 8700 is loading the barge with carloads of lumber on Slocan Lake, after which the Iris G will take the barge and its load to Slocan City at the south end of the lake for connection to the ... (more)
Norfolk Southern SD50 5440 busts through a pile of snow at a crossing in Carlock, Illinois on Thursday Feb 3, 2011 following the February blizzard that blanketed much of the midwest. The former Co... (more)
BNSF 5852 and KCS 4614 with westbound coal loads head through the Columbia River Gorge on Cooks Siding, passing a rail train.
An outbound freight train departs from the yard as a hump trim crew pulls cars from the bowl tracks in front of the trim tower at BNSF's large Galesburg Classification Yard in Galesburg, IL.
A westbound B&O manifest struggles around Turkey Foot curve and past the CPLs on October 21, 1979. Back then, it always fascinated me just how much tonnage B&O could tie on to two worn out Geeps.... (more)
The Milky Way and a million stars shine bright over the signal bridge at Henry House, AB.
Season's Greetings! Marquette Rail's 2010 Santa Train gets a friendly wave from a snowman as it approaches the tiny village of Fountain in northwest Michigan. This train makes multip... (more)
The Monday Wednesday Friday operations on the Everett Railroad Co. finds freight runs on the ex PRR's Morrison's Cove Secondary which then became the Allegheny Southern Railway from Sept. 1982 to ... (more)
Brakeshoes smoking, limestone loads descend the 4% grade on the lower loop crossing of US 50 near Maysville.
Two new SD70M-2s from the first order lead a loaded sulfur train along Jasper Lake.
Black Canyon Part II: If Black Canyon is merely amazing in daylight, then it's downright dramatic under a ful... (more)
An ultra wide perspective of Horseshoe Curve shows westbound empties rounding the bend under the power of a trio of SD60I's.
Their servicing complete, four of the Rio Grande's 2-8-2 K-36 locomotives await their next call to duty at the Durango roundhouse. These days, however, the majority of their duties involve hauling... (more)