On a beautiful fall evening deep within the Rocky Mountains, Georgetown Loop’s 2-8-0 Steam Locomotive #40 rolls across the Devil’s Gate Trestle in Georgetown, CO on October 6th, 2019.
On a winter afternoon, Boston & Maine train MEPO (Mechanicville, NY, to Portland, ME) makes its setout in the yard at Lawrence, MA. GP38-2 207 leads a mixed set of -38s and -40s.
Before entering St. Luc Yard this eastbound freight is crossing over from the eastward main track to enter the Lachine Piggyback Terminal to make a setoff. The Signals Department has some work to... (more)
In 2011 I came to Afton Canyon to photograph Union Pacific’s steam locomotive 844 as it crossed over this bridge. It was traveling the other direction on a cold November morning, but I loved the l... (more)
Eastbound reefers from the San Joaquin have crested Cajon Summit, and are now dropping toward Colton.
"Big Boy" 4014 slowly passes Wahsatch, Utah, heading west on the block of a long stack train ahead. Wahsatch is the top of the grade between Evanston and Ogden, and I understand these engines wer... (more)
After meeting a Northbound empty ethenol train, T810 gets the clear to proceed South onto single track at Habersham and up the steep Duff Mountain Grade to Killsyth. The heavy coal slowly gets rol... (more)
"Morning with an M": N&W M Class #475 peacefully shuffles along as her saturated exhaust lifts itself high into the sky on a sunny and cloudless morning next to the farms doting the land... (more)
UP 4014 prepares to depart home rails and enter BNSF's Transcon at Daggett as the massive 4-8-8-4 proudly returns to Southern California under steam.
October 9, 2019, was an historic day as Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 4014 became the first “Big Boy” steam locomotive to operative under steam over southern California’s Cajon Pass! The big engine (rece... (more)
"50 cents worth of memories": Norfolk & Western #611 thunders by the Verdant View Farm on the morning of October 5, 2019. This picture was taken from the viewing platform of the silo at ... (more)
"Power": N&W #611 shakes the ground outside of the Verdant View Farm on the morning of October 5, 2019 displaying for a few seconds most if not all of the power behind that 300 psi boile... (more)
Georgetown Loop 2-8-0 No. 40 crosses over Loop Drive and Clear Creek after departing from Devils Gate Station in Georgetown, Colorado, on October 6, 2019.
Some fall color accents the scene as the 4014 slowly exits a red flagged work area between Echo and Morgan.