"Artwork" on the Unit Train.
The rear brakeman is waiting to swing aboard when Great Northern’s eastbound Train 28 “Western Star” whistles off from Whitefish, Montana on April 9, 1969. The GN Flexible bus in Big Sky Blue col... (more)
272 clears the plant in downtown Oakvale, WV on the NS Christiansburg District on a nice, warm May night. With replacements already erected nearby, it won't be much longer until these N&W CPL sign... (more)
The Central RR of New Jersey Terminal, also know as Comminpaw Terminal and Jersey City Terminal, was constructed in 1889 and was in service until 1967. The terminal was served by the Central RR of... (more)
A bumpstop in the overgrown remnants of the CNJ train shed in Jersey City. This type of train shed was known as bush-type sheds, named after its designer A. Lincoln Bush. It was built in 1914 and ... (more)
With the PTC technology being pushed hard to be operating by the end of 2015, the signals systems across all the Class 1 railroads are changing at a fast pace. I have been out trying to shoot some... (more)
A Santa Fe grain train of 40-ft. box cars derailed at Bobville, Texas on June 6, 1973 because of small bridge washout in non-block signal territory.
When gazing down into BNSF Railway's massive Galesburg Classification Yard, especially at night, phrases like "The Railroad Never Sleeps" can't help but to pop into one's mind as the nev... (more)
In Santa Fe’s home city of Chicago, the mechanical car washers were sometimes frozen in the winter and cleaning had to be done by hand. Four Big Domes are visible in the company’s 21st Street co... (more)
Another AT&SF grain train derailment on rain-softened roadbed, this one 6 miles south of Silsbee, Texas on May 7, 1971 for grain headed to Port of Beaumont for export. It pours rain in southeas... (more)
The rear of NS 980 swings around the curve just north of Norris on a warm April afternoon. The object on the depressed flat is an electrical transformer headed for a power plant up north.
A patch of wild flowers in the foreground, wild skies in the back ground, and centered up by an Ex Southern Bay caboose. This is Carolina at it's finest!
Since its opening in 1933, Cincinnati Union Terminal has been an icon in Cincinnati. Serving first as the city’s main train station, it later saw use as a shopping mall and eventually became home ... (more)
A full moon illuminates a pair of classic searchlight signals and a more modern crossing gate at Forbes along the CN Missabe Sub.
Northbound Z009 illuminates the classic B&O cantilever guarding Tower XN at Leipsic. The foundation for the new northbound signals is in place, its only a matter of time...