As afternoon fades to evening the howl of dynamics pierce the snow cap calm on the western slope of the Sierra, within moments the source of intruding sound peaks around the curve having just pass... (more)
Tricky weather: I was lucky to capture this shot, 1 minute after the RailJet passed, the fog came closer hiding the trestle. This is the western of two '20 Schilling views' (the Kalte Rinne viaduc... (more)
Recreations don't get much better than this. Edwardian elegance by lamplight.
As dark envelopes the Yard in black pouring rain, the Engineer reluctantly returns to his charge, New Haven No. 3025. He will climb aboard, release the brake, tug the throttle and to put the big b... (more)
Amtrak No. 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, highballs along the Carpenteria Bluffs just after sunset.
The World speed-record lok crosses the highest trestle along Semmeringbahn. The sun rose up to the perfect height, shooting trough the morning fog. Some said that a modern train is inappropriate o... (more)
The Golden Leaf Road
An extra Morristown & Erie job job out of Morristown, ME MX-21 is heading for Lake Junction with four empties in tow. With the foliage at peak colors in No... (more)
The future looks a little like the past as visitors inspect the looming spectre of Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis steam locomotive No. 576. A little movie magic and imagination go a long way d... (more)
The first dusting of snow highlights the fall colors as No. 482 crosses the Timber Bridge over the Animas River. The bridge is relatively unchanged in appearance while being structurally maintain... (more)
Scale is everything...
Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5468 races along CO-HWY 131 at 50 MPH with Xcel Energy coal empties from the Public Service Company as it scoots west by the towering Fing... (more)
The N&W Heritage Unit is leading train 26E through the West Park Trench in the City of Pittsburgh's North Side.
BNSF ES44C4 No. 8001 and NS C44-9W No. 9174 help shove a lengthy westbound BNSF trackage rights manifest up the 2-percent grade at East Portal, Colorado on September 24, 2016. The train has less t... (more)
Sunrise on LHS line.