Having just pulled to a stop with their unit train loaded with soda ash, five Trona Railway EMDs idle in the cool desert air, as the twilight sky signals the end to another day in the high desert ... (more)
As the sun sets over the Marin County hills across San Pablo Bay, a late California Zephyr begins its final sprint west to Emeryville behind UP power borrowed at Truckee.
With the low evening sun dropping into the San Joaquin Valley haze, the Rio Grande heritage SD70ACe rolls downhill through Cliff with a westbound manifest. Following this train over the pass on th... (more)
SPRINGTIME STREET RUNNING! What better way to welcome in the first offical day of Spring than with a Street Running shot of blossoming trees framing NS 191 along this stretch of 6th ... (more)
A very spectacular sight, 4449 steams upgrade over the Flathead's middle fork on a beautiful summer day.
A Union Pacific manifest freight from Roseville to Portland Terminal heads north through Oregon's Willamette Valley under golden cloudy skies.
The intent on that... (more)
Another great winter photo shoot on the Nevada Northern. A big thanks to Mark Bassett and his crew of people who work so hard to make these events possible. They enjoy what they do and take grea... (more)
A local with GP38-2 #5107 at the head rolls through the pouring rain towards Richfield
Triple Crown & Snow Extra! .. actually Its the first revenue train westbound near Irwin @ MP 330.5 With 22+ inches of heavy wet snow for the westbound RoadRailer to plow...unfortunately... (more)
Western Maryland 734 navigates the Narrows during sunrise on a frigidly cold Sunday morning.
This photo is dedicated to the memory of Roger Rassche, fellow railfan, photographer and modeler, who passed the next day after this image was taken.
You're in a better place now Roger, but a l... (more)
A Trona bound coal train rolls through Saltdale on Union Pacific's Lone Pine Branch shortly before beginning the climb for the last 20 miles to Searles, and the junction with the Trona Railway.
In memory of WMSR conductor Richard Markle, who was called home on January 4th, 2010. The WMSR won't be the same without him. (Thanks to Paolo Roffo for the information and the text.)
PS: M... (more)
Blizzard conditions & near zero visibility this morning as D&H 252 dashes through snow drifts near the Canada/U.S border. Thanks to my reliable "oil burner" Ford F350...