I cant even remember the last time this happened, LITERALLY On a foggy morning in Cass, WV Shay's #4 and #5 sit in the Cass yard. This is the first time that both former Mower Lumber Co. en... (more)
UP 4517 heads east through yet another tunnel as it makes its way through Gore Canyon.
It's a 300 mile round trip from 'Armitage Grange' to the SVR. I had previously 'recce'd' this wonderful location but it was the usual story, right place, right locomotive, wrong weather. In the ev... (more)
Assigned to a system-wide inspection special for Union Pacific officials, UP 6936 powers the train up the former Southern Pacific Coast Line and across the famous Gaviota Trestle, located roughly ... (more)
At sunrise BNSF 1070 leads train 12T west over the trestle spanning the Genesee River and the high falls in Letchworth State Park.
Home Sweet Home for a hardcore railfan. A private drive with a flatcar frame bridge leads to a home nestled in the pine forest at 7,000 feet just steps from the Moffat Route. A lead UP flag unit i... (more)
CP 115 snakes around Lake Superior's Mink Harbor and exits the famous 110' Mink Tunnel. Thanks to Earl Minnis for the inspiration & great directions!
The California Zephyr is westbound, zipping by the Colorado River on the Dotsero Cutoff. Spring is trying to gain a foothold in these parts...
CN's G843 is Plowing plenty of snow across the Dubuque Sub today as seen in the photo they are just hitting small ones at speed at this point on the East end of Beth siding. They could of used a ... (more)
Norwegian tilt train BM 73 just left the 10,3 kilometer long Finse tunnel on the Bergen line and will soon arrive in Finse, with 1222 m a.s.l. the highest railway station in northern Europe.
Pere Marquette 1225 is silhouetted against the setting sun on the last runby of the afternoon on an Historic Transportation Preservation photo charter.
"Crocodile" 14253 leaves the Wattinger loop tunnel and crosses the river Reuss with a charter for film purposes ("My Name is Eugene"), near Wassen. This type, built from 1919, was the standard fre... (more)
Empty oil heads north on the Santa Barbara Sub along Rincon Parkway just south of CP S. Seacliff after a day of rain.
Plow extra running westbound into Morant's Curve.
The approaching roar of the GE's on the point of this EB stack train was quite a prelude to this illuminating shot of the train crossing the Foss River.