It is an unusually warm and sultry autumn morning. Three GP40's, basking in the hazy brilliance of the rising sun, have just brought in the northbound road freight.
With peak foliage bursting in the sunlight, I took to the overnight on Friday to capture the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railway's eastbound train 394 rolling through the very picturesque northern Ver... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Illinois Terminal Heritage unit leads NS I1E, Detour of NS 21E North up the Buffalo Line to interchange with the CP in Sunbury. The train is detouring due to the recent derailm... (more)
Southbound 123 train crosses the North Fork New River in downtown Ft. Lauderdale.
Southern 2-8-0 #630 and 2-8-2 #4501 simmers side by side in the sunset at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Soule Shops in Chattanooga, TN, the evening prior to TVRM's "Railfest". Pho... (more)
With late season thunderstorms rumbling over the Bookcliffs in the background, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” local approaches Mounds, Utah, late on the afternoon of November 21, 2003. Rio Gra... (more)
An eastbound manifest notches up out of the sag of Darling with the sun setting behind the San Fransisco Peaks.
The red bud is blooming in this portrait of a northbound NRHS special crossing the former Clinchfield Railroad Copper Creek Viaduct. The propulsion chores are handled today by the "Final Four... (more)
With three GEs on the point and two more bringing up the rear, all working hard to keep it's battle with gravity in check, a Roseville bound manifest negotiates the most famous portion of rail on ... (more)
At 8:19 p.m. and with only a few moments of sunlight left on the tracks, eastbound Canadian National freight No. 348 approaches Devona, Alberta, below Windy Point on July 10, 2014. British Columbi... (more)
Man's Best Friend
There's nothing like sharing an afternoon of railfanning with your best friend, even if she's a little crazy (and I'm not talking about my wife). On this chilly but ... (more)
NS 7021 is Either meeting her fate at the torches or is getting prepared to have a new cab installed as 2 workers from JBS are taking her apart piece by piece
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is now threading 63-foot Tunnel 40 in the heart of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on t... (more)
Bathed in 'Golden Hour' light, a Union Pacific inspection special emerges from Spanish Fork Canyon on July 26, 2014.
An ABB set of E units move past Canal st. in Downtown Chicago. Photo taken by James D. Hediger.