The Big Boy charges hard out of Barstow, CA as on lookers take in the sight of the this massive machine pulling a 25 car passenger special back to West Colton, Oct. 13, 2019.
Reports estimated more than 10,000 visitors to the UP 4014 display in Altoona, WI the afternoon of July 23, 2019. The historic event also quietly celebrated the 56th anniversary of the last Twin C... (more)
The Pennsy K4 is oozing steam from every pore as its crew makes some adjustments. A live steam locomotive seems to exert an almost magnetic effect on the young and old alike.
Normally I hike to most of my locations, but occasionally I get by boys out and about. In this shot we went down south to meet up with friends Dick Dorn and Mike Johannessen at Shawmut. The inte... (more)
Stopping to watch the train go by. Two women stop and watch as CN 7083 & CN 7054 head light on the East Side Canal Bank Spur after dropping off eight cars at the Robin Hood Flour Mill (the ... (more)
Enroute to Wishram with a day excursion, SP 4449 passes a Little League practice in 2011. Photographers can recreate this scene this weekend when the SP 4449 returns from Bend. The Washougal field... (more)
It's 1972 and the local no-goodnick, Dougie H., has skipped school to drink Hamm's and Leinenkugel's down by the tracks.
1970s Burlington Northern train provided by the Minnesota Transportati... (more)
A young boy is fascinated by a big steam locomotive
SOO #1003 is shunting a freight train in Fairwater. A family is watching the scene.
A new generation of railfan is born.
A young couple takes a break after hiking to the summit of Elys Peak in far western Duluth as CN's Proctor Transfer sprints up Steelton Hill on an unseasonably warm (70F) fall day.
Yes, it's cliche, but I wanted at least one picture of the 261 with my family in it. I don't know if any of my children will hold on to an interest in trains as passionately as I have, but for no... (more)
The end of fish life after a good spotting session
A railfan waves to the crew of a passing westbound as the train enters the city limits of Thompson Falls.