In the high country of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, BNSF No..3915 with a Mixed Manifest follows the Colorado River westbound.
A first-generation bi-level TGV meets a third generation bi-level TGV at dusk on the Atlantic high-speed line. They look almost identical, but they were built 21 years apart with quite different e... (more)
BNSF remote control job 116 shoves two hoppers into the Rices Point yard while a nice matched pair of ex-Santa Fe GP50s (3183/3181) prepare to depart with a transfer.
Pantograph test run of 4 "Flirt3" from StadlerRail for the Südostbahn (SOB) through the 57 kilometer long Gotthard Base Tunnel from Claro to Flüelen, at Rynächt. RABe 526 # 001, # 002, # 004 and #... (more)
The mornings chores carry on as normal against the backdrop of express trains going to and from Calcutta.
The SD-45 and C-636 are in notch 8 as they shove a freight up the eastern slope of the Alleghenies. The open cab windows and doors provide little relief for the pusher crew from the cloud of exhau... (more)
Ge 6/6 II # 704 "Davos" is pulling freight 5732 from Ilanz to Landquart over the new Hinterrhein bridge, called "Sora Giuvna" (little sister), at Reichenau-Tamins. The old truss bridge on the righ... (more)
Morning freight to Hillsboro. There's still a chill in the calm morning air as the crew of a beefy logging Mikado takes a cut of well-used freight cars up the SP Tillamook Branch, bound for... (more)
On a perfect spring afternoon in the lower Tehachapi foothills, a north bound BNSF auto rack train navigates down the west curves of the Caliente Canyon, along side the winding creek. The train is... (more)
Going on evening a westbound Union Pacific No. 2561 appears, sliding stacks downhill through the new Signal Bridge at Yuba Gap. It seems wide enough for future Double Tracking.
Two Dasye high density sets adapted for Ouigo low cost services run toward Paris on the Atlantic high speed line. These train sets are intensively used, have a super high productivity ratio in ter... (more)
First revenue run KCS 5022, KCS 5024, KCS 5018, KCS 5020 on the 101 job arriving Wylie yard.
"Tri-Rail at Miami Airport"
Tri-Rail GP49PH-3 812 leads a deadhead into Miami Airport Station while an American Airlines Flight ascends to it's cruising altitude.
A John C. Benson original Kodachrome slide from my collection.