A viewpoint from Skihist Provincial Park provides a great look at what Canadian Pacific and Canadian National have to deal with in this rugged part of the Thompson River Canyon. Providing a great ... (more)
D791 sits just out of sight awaiting confirmation from the CSX BB Dispatcher to proceed east through Millville, WV. Meanwhile, the quarry crews had just taken a cut of empties... (more)
CSX maintenance of way and LORAM crews grind #2 track near Martinsburg, WV.
End of the day at Chama following the final revenue run of the 2017 season.
Kansas City Southern intermodal train No. 10 crosses the diamonds at Air Line Junction and heads around a curve for the railroad’s Joint Agency yard in Kansas City, on September 15, 1990.
As we approach the shortest daylight hours of the year here in Alaska, even the trains are in short supply. Not many trains at all on the south end of the RR, one that did run was the annual Holid... (more)
Arriving at Victor Montana Rail Link’s Bitterroot branch (also known as the Darby branch) local arrives at Victor, Montana, under rainy skies on May 18, 2013. This line had high water a... (more)
A Pacific Surfliner occupies a crossing in downtown San Diego at sunset.
A Pacific Surfliner passes San Clemente Station and Pier in the evening, and the reflective lettering and stripes really stick out.
A couple of weeks ago Beamish museum held its annual steam fair. Two guest locomotives came from the Statfold Barn museum and they have yet to return. The two men in charge of the railways at Beam... (more)
An NS GP60 runs light and long hood forward in the yard outside the Arcelor Mittal plant in East Chicago. Locomotives:NS 7136 GP60
A herd of llamas relaxes in the cool evening air, although some get spooked by the "Thoroughbred of Transportation" as it runs light down Berthoud Hill near the town of Berthoud, Colorad... (more)
The Mount Lahaska Cog-less Railway, or... Cogs? We don't need to stinking cogs, lol.
This is the view from the top of the crest at Lahaska, PA, the steepest grade along the former Reading... (more)
A single NS GP38-2 runs long hood forward to bring two gons of scrap and a long train of empty steel-coil cars into the Arcelor Mittal yard in East Chicago. Locomotives:NS 5360 GP38-2
A full moon rises behind the old Norfolk & Western CPLs in Radford, VA, on a cold Spring night.