Union Pacific's nightly Oakland-Stockton IOAST crosses over Altamont Pass Road as it makes it's way from the Bay Area to the Central Valley.
BNSF 7421 leads grain loads around the famous curve at Home Valley bound for export at some Pacific Ocean port.
A BNSF helper makes it way back west for the next loaded coal train as the sun rises over Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Fryburg, North Dakota.
Bound for Brunswick, an eastbound loaded autorack train out of Cumberland passes under a vintage B&O CPL signal bridge at Grasshopper, west of Hancock. The B&O CPL's were recently removed on the M... (more)
Catching the last two minutes of sun on this fine spring day, BNSF 8295 leads an auto train west at Lyle, Washington. Gotta love the silver and red at sunset.
CN A416 heads through some foggy swamps west of Jasper as the sunrise hits the mountain peaks.
A fitting end to the last day of the HTP charter was the final runbys near the crossing at King Road. A dramatic sky matched with a golden sunset really made those last shots memorable. Very nice ... (more)
Red at night / Photographer's delight: One more photo from that incredible moonlit, snowy, magical night in the Cascades two years ago. I find it remarkable how reflections from the icy cr... (more)
A chilly May day along Lake Champlain. Train was really rolling as it headed for Whitehall and a quick turnaround to head back to Rouses Point.
'He leadeth me beside the still waters'… part II. The last time I was at this overlook at Mississippi Palisades State Park last October, I captured a beautiful scene ( http://www.railpictures.net... (more)
In memory of Richard Steinheimer. 1929 - May 4th 2011.
An inspiration to countless photographers.
At the summit. Having broken through the 15-20 foot drifts at Canadian Shed, the White Pass Rotary Fleet proceeds north, entering a wide open stretch of track near MP 24, which is the actua... (more)
The “Infiernillo” (little hell) is a very narrow gorge or canyon shared by the Rio Rimac river, the “Carretera Central” main highway, and the railroad. In addition, t... (more)
Both engineer and fireman take a moment at a station stop while passengers board a late night train bound for Norfolk, Virginia.
REDEMPTION! 2011 Master's OCS heading home! After getting burned by horrible weather conditions on it's trip to Augusta, I got lucky enough to chase the Northbound OCS on its return ... (more)