Amtrak's California Zephyr parallels Interstate 70 and the Colorado River on its way towards its next stop in Glenwood Springs.
CP train 164 behind SD 40-2 6010 passing above Lake Champlains Willsboro Bay completing a memorable view at 09:13.
After a 2 hour wait with no trains, the last light of day sees an empty garbage train heading West along the Columbia River
It is 2AM on the CalTrain SF Peninsula, long after the commutes and a strange ghost train has appeared. The rescue GGRM (Golden Gate RR Museum) equipment relocation train is about to leave "The Ci... (more)
Normally a coal train that is hauling only lumber cars. A large tree branch is wedged on the plow and it is blowing snow around.
An Amtrak Cascades service F59phi is seen leading Amtrak's SB Coast Starlight #11 along the shores of the San Pablo Bay. Nikon D200, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
This eastbound grain train is crossing the lower Cascade bridge at Troy, MP 186 on Donner Pass
A temperature inversion traps steam from freshly baked taconite pellets close to the yard, creating an interesting effect on this cold -12F morning.
Stormy weather and busy traffic in the Tehachapi mountains
Preparing the Spreader
The problem with summertime photography in the mountains is the long maintenance shutdowns. I think this was worth the three hour wait.
Kicking up some of the 2+ feet of snow received this week north of Two Harbors.
GEVO Christmas card, Nikon D1