A westbound BNSF coal train passes through Barr, Colorado, at dawn on December 2, 2010. As the DPUs pass by, thin clouds are turning pastel shades of yellow, orange and red by a rising winter sun.
It's a calm and peaceful evening on Berthoud Hill as a DPU helps assist the daily Laurel, MT to Denver, CO manifest up the hill as the train proceeds south towards Longmont and eventually Denver.
Out on the former Rio Grande main line through the Utah desert, a Union Pacific coal train rounds the big fill on Thompson Hill after sunset on March 4, 2012. The train is led by UP AC4400CW-CTE N... (more)
End of a very beautiful day in Alberta near Lake Louise just before a good sleep at this place.
What lies around the bend?
The sun is just setting as more storms continue to move over the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at Morey, CO as the Longmont Switch trundles along slowing to stop outside of Longmont to wait for... (more)
The setting sun and storm clouds combine to create colorful contrasts that surround BNSF 7418 at Sandcut.
Global IV yard job pokes it head out the north end of the yard at dusk.
BNSF 992 soaks up the remaining rays of the day on the team track.
It's officially spring but there is still plenty of ice in the harbor as Minnesota experiences a colder than normal spring. The shipping season is well underway though as two ships and one train ... (more)
Los Angeles Railway Car #525 [OERM Collection] - Car 525 is the subject of our night photography seminar put on by Steve Crise at the Orange Empire Rail Museum. OERM is a wonderful plac... (more)
Through the mist... Backwoods of central Russia in Tver region. Local time 4-30 AM. The train appears out of the mist breaking the silence and tranquility. TEP70 locomotive with p... (more)
David and 525 - David, the volunteer motorman for our night photography seminar put on by Steve Crise at the Orange Empire Rail Museum pulls down the rope connected to the trolley pole ... (more)
Freeze Frame! Acela Express # 2013 is seen here captured during a series of high speed test runs at 12:27 AM, on a Thursday morning. This was the Holy Grail shot that I thought I'... (more)
Two heritage units for an oil train: Central of Georgia 8101, NS 1037, and Nickel Plate Road 8100 leads train 64R across Shermans Creek in Duncannon, with another train full of North Dakota Bakken... (more)