WARNING: The light at the end of the tunnel IS an oncoming TRAIN!!!!
Dozens of narrow gauge hopper cars sit and rust after being seemingly abandoned for nearly half a century. Note the trees growing through the cars! The Earth reclaims. I've always wanted to get... (more)
In Running Tunnel South looking towards the French crossover. Catenary feeder wire earthed to protect maintenance works.
Too bad that there was no train at the right time on the bidge...
Taking advantage of a photography gig from a helicopter, I got this shot from about 500 feet over BNSF's Tennessee Yard.
Because of a disruption (planned haevy trackwork) on the Arlberg line (Austria), the famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) was diverted via Gotthard-Milan to Venice. The very long (17 cars) ... (more)
The red EOT marks the rear of an intermodal freight as it glides through pre-dawn light at the reverse curves west of Lyons.
The searchlights at Naviska Siding get lit up by the thunderstorm background, this is the greatest time of year in Tucson besides the 105 degree days.
This plate is carried on the side of former Royal Train loco no 47 798 Prince William. EWS are, by appointment, providers of rail traction to HM The Queen.
This brass plaque is proudly carried on the side of A4 no. 4468 Mallard, the fastest steam locomotive in the world. It lives at the National Railway Museum in York.
At the engine depot at Kumasi, the second largest city in Ghana (pop. 1.5m) and birthplace of Kofi Annan. There are no trains reaching here these days because the track to Accra and Takoradi is u... (more)
An amazing light show over the Susquehanna River. I have another shot with a train streaking through it but the lightning wasn't nearly so interesting.
Unloading elephants from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train.