Days are numbered for these classic Q-searchlight signals at East Burke. As I shot night shots here I wondered how many trains these signals have watch pass by over who know how many years? Makes ... (more)
With the faint glow of a million stars shining in the night sky, the old signal at Melrose, along the Saluda Grade, faces yet more lonesomeness as time simply bypasses the long abandoned stretch o... (more)
Here we have a personal favorite of mine, of which features a lit semaphore signal. Having stood the test of time, it stands tall as the full moon rises above a distant mesa on the evening of a &q... (more)
With the cool of the evening settling in over the Tehachapi mountains the normality of a Friday evening in downtown Tehachapi is greeted by the roar of eastbound BNSF tonnage, pulling the grade th... (more)
A trademark of Tehachapi's eastern slope, the old Southern Pacific era iron frame signal bridge at MP 377 frames a westbound BNSF double stack train as it crawls out of the desert and into the Teh... (more)
Over 15 years after the shut down of the Saluda Grade, the old signals at Melrose are lit once again, this time by a spotlight placed inside the head, not the bulbs the signal was birthed with.
The signal down along Pearsons Falls Road, about half way down the Saluda grade, stands lone on another empty night in the North Carolina mountains.
For a peso or two (5 cents), these enterprising young men will push you the last mile to your village on one of these homemade rail carts.
This is however a busy commuter line with trains ever... (more)
What was likely the most popular location along the old Norfolk Southern (and formerly Southern Railway) W-Line among railfans back during the days of the Spartanburg-Asheville traffic, Melrose, i... (more)
Nightime at the ArcelorMittal Steel, Cleveland Works, Clark Avenue Tower at the Cuyahoga River drawbridge.
National Train Day
A fortuitous break in thick clouds allows sun to illuminate the classic lines of this dome observation car on the rear of the American orient Express as it heads west off Marias Pass. The dome pic... (more)
After a northbound NS train cleared, the approach lit B&O cantilever signal remained lit for a few brief moments as the old style signal still stands tall under the Ohio night sky.
The Milky Way looms over a deserted highway level crossing near Illabo, not far from Junee, in south-western NSW.