MARC 91, an E9AM which was originally built as a CB&Q E8A, sits abandoned in an industrial park in Bensenville, Illinois.
The Big Boy, number 4014 is nearing the end of its journey home to Cheyenne, WYO at Terry Ranch. Blizzard conditions with drifts covering the right of way and just a kiss of late afternoon sun hig... (more)
I really dislike graffiti on railroad equipment, and don’t make a point of specially-recording any of it in a photograph. But once in a blue moon a car will go by that catches my attention. On Feb... (more)
Roseville bound tonnage emerges from the Norden shed, led by a 'Sierra 5200', with a classic SP signal bridge framing the snowy scene. At the time the searchlight installations at Norden were (and... (more)
Extra loaded autorack train L211 prepares to enter one of the large cuts on the South side of Cumberland Mountain. With all the rain we received over the winter many of the areas natural springs w... (more)
A regional train La Spezia Centrale - Levanto just departed from Vernazza, one of the UNESCO World Heritage listed "Cinque Terre" villages. The station is located in a tunnel.
The open... (more)
The "Coldest" Photo I've Ever Shot!
This one made me PHYSICALLY FEEL like I never have before taking a train photo. It was 38 below zero Fahrenheit and windy...bruta... (more)
Loading the coal at Balkan, one car at a time.
Be Specific—ship “Union Pacific” A lone horse pretty much ignores an eastbound Union Pacific stack train as it speeds through Pixley, Wyoming, on the railroad’s Pocatello Subdivision on... (more)
The New York & Lake Erie Railroad Museum puts away the power on Saturday afternoon.
The damage to CSX # 168 after the derailment of K429 on February 13, 2020. This was the lead motor of the train and went nose first into the Levisa Fork.
UP 958500, a heavily modified former SD40-2, pushes one of UP's RELCO built tie pick up trains into Roberts.
A GMQX EMD SW9 switcher shuffles empty cars around the main plant area. Over the next few days these cars will be loaded and then passed off to the Union Pacific as a unit train.
The morning fog clears to reveal Bessemer & Laker Erie’s shops and roundhouse in Greenville, PA. Most of the buildings are abandoned and are rumored to be demolished in the future.
As a result of the partial collapse of the Hoosac Tunnel, Pan Am manifest trains have been running a circuitous route from Hoosick Jct, NY to Bellows Falls over the Vermont Rail System. Here we se... (more)