As darkness descends and a front with heavy rain approaches, Norfolk Southern westbound manifest train No. 15T blasts into the community of Wytheville, Va., behind NS' Honoring Our Veterans locomo... (more)
A cold Ely sunset. With most of the sane photographers already headed back to their hotels for hot showers, I risk the loss of some critical anatomical hardware as I shoot Nevada Northern's... (more)
Out of the most "uneventful" winter in the Puget Sound, comes a stunning sunset. Finally, passengers aboard the Cascades get to see something in the sky other than gray or black.
It's great when you arrive at a beautiful winter scene, get out of your car and randomly hear a train coming less than a mile away. What's not great is walking up to the edge of a river to get in... (more)
A unit oil train is framed through the empty window of an abandoned Sinclair gas station along old U.S. 30 through James Town near Green River, Wyoming, on the afternoon of March 12, 2012. Sunset ... (more)
Northbound Amtrak 118 pulls the Coast Starlight with a Iowa Pacific dome car on the end across the Gaviota trestle on a winters day.
Amtrak's California Zephyr glides east through Spanish Fork Canyon at the foot of 10,685 ft. Mt. Loafer.
A Canadian National intermodal train curves through Black Canyon of the Thompson River near Ashcroft, British Columbia, on June 25, 2006. Powering the westbound train through the spectacular scene... (more)
Slightly over three hours into the new month, a heavy loaded coal train slips on wet snow covered rail as it climbs the final of three stiff grades over the New River Subdivision from Gauley to Pr... (more)
With a conductor waving from the steps of the caboose (actually, signaling the engineer), a westbound (southbound) Nevada Northern freight powered by two Alcos glints on Steptoe Creek fill near Ea... (more)
First light over the Cascades as the parade of trains move over the double track mainline between Seattle and Tacoma.
Two worlds, a dull one underneath the fog and a bright one above - that's pretty much standard in Switzerland during winter. Too bad I'm usually stuck in the dull one... not that day, however.
An A-B-B-A set of EMD F9s of LTV Mining Company (former Erie Mining Co.) exit Cramer Tunnel with an empty taconite ore train and curve by some of Minnesota’s autumn color on September 24, 1994.
The snow capped continental divide provides the backdrop as Amtrak #6 meets a westbound BNSF Trackage Rights Manifest at the East Portal.
Just minutes before the first rays of sunlight reach the Kalte Rinne viaduct, 2 OBB 1144-series locomotives pull a mixed freight train uphill towards Semmering. This viaduct is one of many on this... (more)