The outbound engineer on Amtrak #5 takes advantage of a lull in passenger boarding to wash the windshield on #145.
Busy Morning in the Ditch. The rail corridor through Columbia, SC, created in the 1980s to alleviate some rail congestion in the city, is known as the Ditch and has CSX and NS tracks side ... (more)
BNSF 2940 and others lay over in the Topeka yard following a day full of rain. More rain is on the way tonight, but I was happy to get out and get some shots in between the storms.
For the ros... (more)
Approach Columbia. Pre-COVID 19, this freight typically was a long train with a few mixed freight cars and mostly autoracks otherwise. But since the economic slowdown, F779 has gotten smal... (more)
Local Switcher. This switcher makes a daily run (M-F) from Lugoff, SC to Cayce Yard and back. Here, it passes the Columbia Amtrak Station on its way to the yard.
The Heartland Flyer is next to the BNSF Officers special
Thank you BNSF for 11 consecutive years they have ran the Make A Wish special passenger train for the kids.
Heartland Flyer departing the depot to Fort Worth.
BNSF southbound Z train passing the Amtrak Depot.
Heartland Flyer southbound arrives the depot with the Veterans unit.
The westbound Capital Limited pops out of the iconic tunnel in preparation for its stop in Harpers Ferry.
N&W 611 pulls into the depot to pick up passengers for an excursion out to Front Royal and back.
Sometimes you get lucky. I went out to shoot a southbound CP train I knew was coming at the Amtrak depot in Sturtevant, WI. I knew Amtrak #337 was in the area and it showed up first to make its' s... (more)