Taking the high line! Cass Scenic Railroad #5 pushes hard towards Whittaker as Shay #4 sits before heading on down to Cass. Photo taken at the upper switch back.
Mount Washington Cog Railway loco 'Tip Top' blasts away from the base station as it commences the climb to the summit with its single coach, 13/10/01. ©www.railphotoprints.co.uk - John Chalcraft
The NKP signals stand guard at dawn in Townwood, Ohio, on a misty summer morning. No trains came through during the two hours I waited here. This location is an old farm crossing, and with two fee... (more)
On the Hegang Coal Railway in northeastern China, an afternoon passenger train creates a traffic jam as it steams through a busy level crossing. The steam in the foreground is from a food vendor's... (more)
A fireman on the Huanan Narrow Gauge Coal Railway trims coal in the tender of C2-class 0-8-0 no. 168 during a stop at Xiahua Station. Xiahua, 12 miles east of Huanan, is a common meeting point for... (more)
The strong back lighting from the sun coupled with the low hanging mist gives this scene an eerie feel as a westbound marches on.
A loaded coal train bound for Machens, MO for Union Electric, has just crossed over at MP 34 from main 3 to main 2 as they head north on the Orin Sub. This train will travel thru Alliance, NE, Lin... (more)
This is one of my favorite rotary shots. That is C&TS veteran Earl Knob carefully watching the progress of OY. Soon he would be starring at us through the snow trying to figure out what these idio... (more)
With Mt. Shasta as a backdrop, "World's Fair Daylight," powered by Southern Pacific Daylight 4449, heads back to Portland, Oregon.
Two 0-4-2 locomotives from Barclay and from Fowler are performing the first runpast of the day. Unfortunately, very shortly after the sun raised, the clouds appeared and it started to rain. This w... (more)
Full Moon Baretables. As the full moon rises in the east a westbound baretable train races west on the Seligman Subdivision after the sun which has just set a few minutes earlier.
A ballast train has been tied down on the former Modoc mainline at Flanigan, as lingering debris clouds from the day's thunderstorms roll east toward the Smoke Creek desert.
An eastbound coal train lights up the East End of Coal River Siding as he makes his journey up the Coal River.
On a frigid evening in January 1994, an eastbound Santa Fe stack train works upgrade into Abo Canyon and the sunset and across the first of seven bridges it will cross in the canyon. Ladrón Peak "... (more)
CN 2548 and CN 5534 (too bad it wasn't leading instead!) lead C770's train east into some beautiful morning light. The train consists of a brand new NOKL coal set... and a few old CN cars.