In Indiana, you have to take elevation wherever you can find it, like on top of a pile of gravel (on public property, of course). Once I got to the top, I started sliding back down rather quickly,... (more)
NS 9264 crosses the spectacularly long bridge that bisects Georgetown
NS 9264 crossing a picturesque bridge just outside of Miltown, IN
NS 9264 speed ever eastward through tiny Taswell, IN
Southern Indiana chase! An eastbound NS train, just east of Princeton on its way to Louisville
The Inrd Santa Train crosses Tulip Trestle on its way to Bloomfield
Santa greets his adoring public after riding into town on the front porch of the brighter-than-usual SD-40-2 leading the Santa Train
The INRD Santa Train pauses to pick up "cast members" before heading into its first town of the day, Solsberry
A UP manifest heading north from Tulsa blasts through Dearing, KS
BNSF 9491 rounds an absolutely perfect curve in Teddy Roosevelt State Park in North Dakota
A row of round bales and a simple white church frame this shot nicely.
A CP coal train stops for a crew change as the sun sets on the plains.
A westbound CP manifest speeds through the prairies on its way to Calgary
More mountainous background shots of this CP intermodal
The Trans-Canadian Highway serves as the perfect road to chase trains on, as it parallels the CP from the spiral tunnels quite a ways east, affording shots like this with ease.