A crewmember cleans out ash from the locomotive's firebox.
When good decision making and lots of luck are put together. Thoroughbreds meet as the NS local passes a local horse farm on its way north to Martins Creek. It's taken 3 years and 3 locals (wrong ... (more)
Eastbound Q411 crosses the Potomac River and is about to enter the tunnel, on a beautiful August day. Note the clarity difference of the Shenandoah River.
Green Mountain 263 heads south-east for Bellows falls passing through the colorful Cavendish Gulf.
Long before placement in the bunker at Strasburg, PRR 1223 steps down Water St. with the Santa Claus Special at Lancaster, PA in December, 1966. PRR Class D16sb.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight, hours late as usual, makes its way over Salt Creek almost silently during a brief break in a snow storm. The deep snow made most of the line inaccessible, but I'm willing... (more)
The West Portal of State Line Tunnel plays host to CSX 4782 leading Q423-09 down the west slope of The Berkshires at 01:58. Pitch dark at night here, fine for night photos! Headlights of westbound... (more)
Night photo shoot for the Soo Line Historical Society Convention. Lighting by Steve Barry.
UP's newest and last heritage unit, SP heritage 1996 is dwarfed by the large trees and the massive rock formation Castle Crags on its second revenue run on the SB MPDWC. Much credit to Andrew Robb... (more)
The lady doing her washing pays scant attention to the passing of the regular FES afternoon mixed to Sitio del Nino. At Sitio three steam powered link and pin mixed trains will meet to swap passe... (more)
CSXT southbound drag manifest/local crosses the Ohio river from Jeffersonville, IN to Louisville, KY. Louisville city line is visible in the background.
Nevada Northern #93 works late through the night returning with a load of copper from the mines at Ruth, NV in this recreation.
Potash Loads reflecting themselves in the Columbia River