Aftermath of vandals putting ties on the tracks. That's the power off Q226 in the background pulling two rerailed cars west.
A large herd of elk are more interested in the grain and I rather than the train that is about to hit them!
It was a matter of 2 or 3 minutes: I had the good luck to get this eastbound MRL train lit by the very first sun light of the day. This kind of picture requires some careful editing though. The br... (more)
Plow extra running westbound into Morant's Curve.
Just before sunup in frosty downtown Keystone, W.Va., NS's Interstate heritage unit shoves train No. 776 up Elkhorn Grade, with locomotives in notch-8, awakening the sleeping mining community on a... (more)
The latest in Norfolk Southern’s DC to AC conversion program is SD70ACC 1800, seen here fresh out of the Juniata Paint Shop in Altoona, PA. Original built in 9/1994 as EMD SD70 #2537, 1800 was reb... (more)
A Lancaster, California bound Metrolink commuter train makes its way through the Sand Canyon Fire near Tunnel #19. The 22,000+ acre wild fire has forced Antelope Valley Line trains to operate at r... (more)
After a overnight snow fall, most of the snow at Edmonds have melted with some of the snow still hanging on from a distance in Mukilteo. The wind really started to pick up with winds sustained up ... (more)
The piece of brake rigging that launched a GTW boxcar off the track after running over it's own brake rigging that fell off and was jammed into the frog. Canon EOS 20D.
This train coming from the Oregon Trunk Line was running late and it was a matter of less than a minute before the bridge be cast in shadow
A busy day at Reno Junction. An empty BNSF and a loaded UP train wait, while another BNSF train heads north after loading at Black Thunder Mine.
Steam Capital of America! With six locomotives in steam the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park has made geared steam history. Standing infront of each engine are the men and women that made th... (more)
A railfan takes video of 11V with three EMD leaders as it heads west through the Cassandra Railroad Overlook as the sun burns off the morning fog.
While looking from just the right angle, one could argue that TRRA sponsors a bit of rooftop running in downtown St. Louis
The Death of an Alco - After hitting a crossing packed with ice and snow, the #3002 derailed and rolled on its side. Eight days later sister engine #3004 hit a crossing packed with ice & snow at ... (more)