2 SD70ACe locomotives arrive at Mt Newman with a loaded diesel fuel train. All minesites in the Pilbara have fuels delievered via rail from the port cities. But these can be problematic to photo... (more)
With a smoky sunset aligned with Bridge 14, this UP Oil train tiptoes gingerly across the bridge, just in case.... The dispatcher just "talked by" the crew against a red signal, as the bridge is... (more)
Regular DB Cargo Train from Bad Salzungen
Just before sunset, priority mixed freight from Spokane, Washington to Northtown Yard in Minneapolis passes high above Lake Ashtabula behind a nice poker hand of 3 ACes.
After an evening snow storm, fresh snow covers the region as the ZWSPPHX7-26 glides downhill at Daze, AZ on 28 Dec 2019.
Cogwheel double railcars Bhe 4/8 # 3044 and # 3041 of the Gornergratbahn in multiple control are running up the mountain between Riffelalp and Riffelberg, with the mighty Matterhorn as background.... (more)
Winter’s Early Arrival
Steady snowfall overnight left nearly a foot of fresh snow on Cescent, CO and most of the eastern slope of Colorado. 90 degree temperatures 36 hours prio... (more)
The early morning sun greets an empty CSX Brice coal train E321 starting into the cut beside the Levisa Fork in Pikeville,KY.
Roseville bound tonnage emerges from the Norden shed, led by a 'Sierra 5200', with a classic SP signal bridge framing the snowy scene. At the time the searchlight installations at Norden were (and... (more)
Tucked back in a mountain crevice deep in the Eastern Kentucky coalfields, a creech mine run loads coal at the infamous Creech loadout in Harlan county. The old Mary Helen Coal Corp company store ... (more)
Rio Grande Heritage
The lines of our heritage hang loosely connected to infinity; relics from the last century scattered and disconnected. The stories these code line poles cou... (more)
A long way from home. On a summer afternoon, Eureka & Palisade #4 "Eureka" charges across the 1887-vintage, wrought iron trestle at Tefft (MP 477.80), as she makes her way south t... (more)
BNSF 5930 (ES44AC) shoves an empty train to the east as a bright and colorful sunrise washes the farm fields with an orange glow.
A bitter cold winter day has caused a rail break on the Wisconsin Central main line entering Shops Yard near the Subway Road grade crossing at North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on December 11, 1994. c... (more)
During the last seconds of sunlight, BNSF 7081 grinds up the grade through the tight curves at Daze on the BNSF Phoenix sub in Arizona.