Running low on hours of service, the crew aboard the NS 4263 hustles an eastbound grain train through Truckee, California. In just a couple miles, the crew will have to stop the train. Federal law... (more)
Leading an AAPRCO special on Ohio Central northbound. Lousy weather, just like every time we go east of the Mississippi and north of the Mason-Dixon. Need rain, we will come on a railfan trip. ... (more)
The sun sets early within the deep canyons of the Colorado River outside of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Despite it only being about 3 PM, the sun is just barely still touching the peaks of the cli... (more)
The electric locomotive here called "V8", is a very similar version of the American GE EP-4. Used in passenger and cargo train services since the 1940s to 1948, they were "retired" in around 1998.
After spending the morning loading cars with coal from the underground mine in Kirby, the Cumberland Mine Railroad is on the move east through Whiteley Township, Pennsylvania, crossing the bridge ... (more)
A double-powered electric locomotive with a passenger train, where one conductor serves two railcars
Three GE B40-8Ws muscle a long Santa Fe 199 train out of Chillicothe, Illinois, and up Edelstein Hill at Houlihan’s Curve at 5:50 p.m. on August 31, 1991.
After two days with about one meter of fresh snow, a wonderful day breaks. Shortly after seven in the morning the first train from Poschiavo just has reached Alp Grüm on 2091 meter above sea leve... (more)
In december 2010, a rockfall from the mountain in the background (yellow part) fell down towards the turntable of Vallorbe and caused some damage. The 23 meter diameter turntable was repaired and ... (more)
Here is a unique look at the garage door that lifts up to let a train exit the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel. You can see the Winter Park Express deep inside the tunnel, and the train will soo... (more)
Crescent, Colorado received a thick coating of frost and snow on trees and shrubs, providing a winter backdrop against the Armour Yellow of the Union Pacific freight train.
With CP 3051 leading, a duo of GP38-2's was on duty for CP's G95 LaSalle turn, serving two clients that remain on that branch, now heading back to St-Luc yard with a long string of empies.
Burlington Northern “Expediter” train 46 flies eastbound toward Somonauk, Illinois, on the frigid winter day of February 17, 1990. Leading the train is BN GP39M No. 2800, rebuilt from CB&Q GP3... (more)
Green trailers for NBSR. It's a windy and snowy morning as a 554-axle long CP 2-230 passes through Beaconsfield with a lot of power, including four SD70M-2s for New Brunswick Southern. Full... (more)
Southbound BNSF intermodal train working its way through the Deschutes River Canyon at Oakbrook, Oregon. [June 2018]