As storm clouds gather over the Tehachapi mountains, a BNSF stack train emerges out of Tunnel 1 on UP's Mojave sub, grinding upgrade towards the summit at Tehachapi.
The Hills are alive with the sound of... Dash 9Ws pushing hard on a stack train ascending the grade on UP's Mojave Sub. Not many sights are more stunning than the Tehachapis in springtime.
With the Tehachapi Mountains as a backdrop, SP 'Heritage' Unit 1996 leads a TOFC southbound through Mojave, CA, with the classic (and often-photographed) SP signal bridge making a nice photo prop.
A Dark-Future SD70MAC leads a TOFC nortbound along the Hudson River on CSX's aptly-name River Line. The backdrop of brilliant fall foliage was made even more vibrant by the early morning light.
Staying just ahead of the shadow cast by a puffy cloud, a pair of BNSF C44-9Ws leads a CSX drag freight down the east slope of the famous Sand Patch grade.
Can you pick out (and identify) the four Susquehanna river bridges shown in this shot of a southbound AEM7? Look closely!
New 'Railfan' condos line the shore of the Susquehanna river, most with tremendous views of the massive ex-PRR bridge, and a constant parade of Amtrak and MARC passenger trains. Acela Express #20... (more)
A brace of 'Dark Future' SD70ACs leads a northbound TOFC through Bear Mountain State Park. The lead unit is about to touch the southern shore of Iona Island.
A brace of 'Dark Future' EMDs (SD70ACe, SD70MAC) leads an eastbound TOFC through the Harpers Ferry Station. The brick building, top center-left, is the 'Secret Six Tavern', a great place to enjoy... (more)
Four big GEs grind upgrade with a stone train on BNSF's transcon - their exhaust blurs the burnt cliffs of Arizona in the far distance.
A set of ALP44s #4408 and #4430 lead a westbound Hoboken to Dover train through Madison, NJ. It's not too common to see two motors on one train on NJT - a pleasant suprise indeed.
10 inches of fresh snow cover the ground and trees as a westbound commuter train ascends the grade toward Summit, NJ
The Bear Mountain bridge shines brightly amid a sea of fall foliage as a southbound CSX autorack crosses Popolopen Creek on its way to Newark, NJ
A westbound three-car set of Arrows kicks up some fresh powder from an 18-inch snowfall as it heads toward Short Hills
17.2 miles from Hoboken, a westbound commuter run accelerates upgrade towards Short Hills