A rainy and dreary day keeps us in the car, but it can't dampen the spirits of young and old alike who have turned out to see the famous steam locomotive my three year old affectionately calls "th... (more)
My sons and railfanning companions for the day enjoy the view of a nearly new ES44C4 pulling oil loads along the Mississippi at Little Falls.
A young rock climber has just finished climbing Elephant Head Mountain and pauses to watch the GP lead the Notch Train back to North Conway.
After helping me set up the lights for the shot, my daughters wanted to be in the picture. Here they are waving to the passing Providence & Worcester freight, as a fisherman - who showed up a lit... (more)
My daughter Harper watches the DPU retreat on NS 226. The joint Blue Streak service is the fastest between Los Angeles & Atlanta and is competitive with over the road teams.
The next generation of railfan has arrived!
A young lad looks up into the cab of the fire breathing behemoth pondering all the goings on. At my ripe old age I still remember my first look into a Milwaukee Road A-class in the Milwaukee Depot... (more)
My sons Adam and Tony were so inclined to mug for the camera with Milwaukee Road scale test car on the scale at Watertown,WI. back in the day.
It's always fun to put the boys in the wagon and walk a few blocks to the tracks to see a train go by. Seeing how big my oldest is in the wagon reminds me that we need to make these memories whil... (more)
An empty coal train hauled by the Skoda Santa-Fe #205-7M from the Dona Teresa Cristina railway (ex Argentina modified by L.D. Porta) is climbing up to the Rio Fiorita coal loading point. A few kid... (more)
Parents, grandparents, boys and girls; all separated by ever growing and ever changing generational differences, all still memorized by the big trains that roll by.
EJ salutes the flag before waving to the crew on westbound intermodal train 23M as it exits the tunnel at Gallitzen on Track 3. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information, visit more)
In a scene that could have played out seventy years ago, two inquisitive children are dwarfed by the huge behemoth reversing into the yard.
Onboard NS #28 during the employee appreciation special, Zack (a.k.a. Burghboy) gets ready to photograph a Norfolk Southern eastbound on the adjacent track.
Hundreds of families and fans took the opportunity to ride Acela Express up to 125mph on the first ever Acela excursions operated for National Train Day out of Washington DC. What a great crowd a... (more)