Covered with a fresh layer of snow, the only C&O cantilever signal on the Big Coal Subdivision stands guard at the E.E. Big Coal Bypass near Sproul, W.Va., in south central West Virginia.
Dashing through the snow... A trio of Norfolk Southern EMD SD40-2's and a leased NS SD60 roll through Charlton Heights on former NYC trackage.
With darkness approaching, rebuilt NS SD40-2 No. 3242 leads two other NS SD40-2's and an NS EMD SD60 downhill at Swiss with a loaded coal train from High Power for Alloy Yard. Here, the train is t... (more)
Three NS SD40-2s and a leased NS SD60 lead a loaded coal train from High Power Mountain toward Alloy Yard on the Kanawha River Railroad's former New York Central West Virginia Secondary. Originall... (more)
“Cumulonimbus Capillatus Incus” ~ Cum-u-what? Yeah, that’s Greek, I mean Latin for the ominous anvil cloud formation that hangs over the elevations of the pristine-pine-covered Coeur d’Alene Natio... (more)
Within the next few years, Nassau Tower will be demolished for a third track to be installed between Floral Park and Hicksville. But instead of demolishing the tower, some people have suggested th... (more)
A BNSF Railway freight train heads for the Tehachapi loops at sundown in this Spring 2017 view.
With the temperature solidly at 0°F, GMRC train 264 rolls through Baileys Mills, Vermont, on Saturday afternoon as new snow continues to fall. The 264 was led by Vermont Railway SD70M-2 432, GP40–... (more)
With the temperature solidly at 0°F, GM RC train to 64 rolls past the Ludlow, Vermont, depot on Saturday afternoon as new snow continues to fall. The 264 was led by Vermont Railway SD70M-2 432, G... (more)
Evening in the depot of Bago, dropping the fire. The light in the cab came from the fireman's torche while he turned off the oil burner. To clean the burner steam supply and blower were still on.
Sunset view to a steamtrain in the Sandaoling coal mine.
JS # 8167 shunting in Dongbolizhan shortly before sunrise.
Only minutes before sunset, a 2-8-2 "JS" steamlocomotive is pulling a coal train through the open cast mine of Sandaoling.
A freshly painted fireball! The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Western Maryland BL2 idles at the Cass water tank during its public unveiling with WM's fireball scheme. The locomotive... (more)
Pan Am Railway's weekly Bellows Falls, VT to Portland, ME slurry train readies to depart Vermont Rail System's Riverside Yard in Rockingham/Bellows Falls with a trio of SD40-2s on December 16, 201... (more)