Tacoma Rail's Mobile (formerly) Training Facility, was moved by a flatbed truck recently. The former UP caboose is used for training purposes, including a simulator. The new location out in fro... (more)
Contractors build a new turnout near East Belle Ayr Junction on the Orin Line south of Gillette, Wyoming, on May 4, 2007. To lessen delays to trains, the turnout and switch are completed near wher... (more)
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Ancient Semaphores guard the the galactic core of the Milky Way as i... (more)
With the former Rio Grande route over Tennessee Pass now dormant since the last Union Pacific train operated over it in 1997, nature has been taking over portions of the route. On the east switch ... (more)
This is not a cathedral, but the Antwerpen-Centraal station, with a 75 meter high cupola. Built in 1905 by architect Louis de la Censerie, renovated from about 1993 to 2007.
This is not a cathedral, but the main hall of the Antwerpen-Centraal station, with a 75 meter high dome. Built in 1905 by architect Louis de la Censerie, renovated from about 1993 to 2007. Its arc... (more)
The classic ATSF semaphore signals still stand tall under the cool night stars, including the Milky Way Galaxy, just as the moon begins to climb above the New Mexico hilltops to light up the baron... (more)
A train of sulfuric acid and empty flats (for cathodes) climbs between Sergio Galvan and Cumbre in the Atacama Desert.
Besides the world-famous Cumbre Loops, there are another set of inverse horseshoe curves farther east in the Cumbre Pass. Here we see a train of copper cathodes and empty sulfuric acid tanks headi... (more)
Conrail box car sitting in a yard within the depot. Shot through an FGLK passenger car. FGLK has been using the depot for car storage even with declining customers in the depot.
A water tower and abandoned station belie that fact that these tracks are still amazingly active and busy on the FCAB main between Calama and Antofagasta.
The sun sets over FCAB crossbucks in the middle of the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Quite possibly falling into the top ten sunsets that I have ever seen, a string of midwestern supercells loom over the old Naperville, CB&Q depot. Being out later on a Wednesday afternoon, althoug... (more)
Light Rail tracks and wire form an interesting pattern in front of the former Union Pacific passenger depot.
Severed—forever?In early March 2014, a 30-foot boulder came crashing down the mountainside above Minturn, slamming onto the Tennessee Pass main line below while breaking in two and de... (more)