What you can't see in this shot is the wheel slip going on here as this little Trackmobile comes up on a switch covered in ice.
Southern's Knoxville, TN-based derrick D-1--a 300-ton capacity Industrial Brownhoist--is eased into place to work the east side of a nasty derailment at Glenita, VA. N&W's Bluefield derrick (also ... (more)
Inside the belly of the beast, the sound of an EMD 16-710G3 turbo charged prime mover idles away. Beside it, a tag used by mechanical personnel and locomotive engineers to advise others of mechani... (more)
A heavy wet snow has blanketed East River Mountain, leaving behind zero visibility, arctic cold temperatures, and quite a measurable snowfall for the late winter season. Over 14" of snow accumulat... (more)
Deer looking for spilled grain don't seem too nervous as snow dozer 940022 approaches. Heavy snow this year has been hard on both deer and railroads.
We're on the SOO 4432 at Fall River,WI.. We've deadheaded from Portage to relieve the crew on the work train at the derailment site of Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder. Hulcher is in the process... (more)
A southbound FEPASA freight train, duo of EMD SD39-2M D-2362 and D-2356 locomotives drag a train #50.083 Talcahuano - Mariquina, and crosses the "Colo" bridge near Victoria city. Pillars and the r... (more)
The 'long view' at Birkett Common is just as dramatic as the wider scene more commonly photographed. The characteristic and ancient dry stone (no mortar) walls are a particularly attractive featur... (more)
A 700 Series Tōkaidō Shinkansen glides through Hamamatsucho, a few kilometres south of Tokyo Station, just after dusk on Christmas Day.
The engineer keeps and eye out as the train crosses several intersections on it's way to Shirley station and then onto Ayer in some nice fresh snow.
The Iowa Northern split the north train today at Greene due to last night's winter storm. The 1st crew ran lite power north to cut crossings and bust thru snow drifts. Well between Rockford and No... (more)
Snowy conditions this morning with Amtrak Adirondack coming up to speed as it hits a snowbank deposited by the road plow.
SY 1396's making a "atomic bomb" on the mountain top. I've never seen a wonderful steam view like this. But the view has disappeared
A high hood GP38-2 leads Norfolk Southern train P84 north through Thomasville, North Carolina at 10:30 PM on the night of February 9, 2014. This was my first ever successful night shot with flash!
PN 5342 approaches the Reliance Road crossing leaving the cut that trapped a Reading Company passenger train in 1888 during a blizzard.