In extreme blizzard conditions, an eastbound BNSF stack train leaves the mountains of Glacier National Park behind as it fights a crosswind coming through Grizzly, Montana, on December 22, 2007.
The westbound California Zephyr starts its climb up the Rocky Mountains as a dense patch of fog begins to lift along the foothills.
109 loads of wheat from Hamberg, N. Dakota to Tacoma, WA soars over the Goat Lick Trestle on a gloomy Fall morning on Marias Pass. The Tamaracks
(or Western Larch) are at peak and make for an in... (more)
TGM6-2254 locomotive makes shunting operations on "Moscow coke and gas plant" ("MOSCOKS") railtrucks. Part of "MOSCOKS" railway passes through the picturesque arboretum in southern Moscow. A few h... (more)
A Grande sunrise at Ferguson's Trestle. Denver & Rio Grande Western's Locomotive 484 rumbles across Ferguson's Trestle near MP 286 at the crack of dawn as the vanguard of a 2-engine, 35-car... (more)
On September 29th, a day before the last day on Clark's Gap, myself and several friends climbed the hill to witness the last loaded coal train climb the 2.2% grade at Garwood. The wait was longer ... (more)
On the 10th of January 2012, a train dumps a load of molten slag at the Beitai Steel Works in NE China. The site was first visited by foreign steam photographers in 2002. Since that time the manag... (more)
The dirty afternoon sky has all but taken the last remaining light as a loaded coal train blasts out of the open cut coal mine at Sandaoling in north west China. Such is the frequency of these tra... (more)
Roaring South through in the middle of a massive T-Storm is CSX Train Q647-16 as they pass through Lineville, AL. With a trio of leasers including, CEFX SD40-2 #2814 leading HLCX SD40-2 #6313 & CE... (more)
At sunrise on the 14th of January 2012, a loaded coal train drifts downhill from Beiquan underground mine at Sandaoling in the north west of China.
Friend of the Rails classic SAR branch line locomotive poses for photographers at the beginning of the FotR annual Steam Photography weekend.
A loaded coke train, bound for Kentucky, rumbles east on the Adams Sub during a sunset that is heavily influenced by recent Canadian wildfires.