Snow, wind and cold. A westbound freight creeps out of the western portal of the Allegheny Tunnel, greeted by snow covered tracks. With the wind whipping, I was surprised I was able to keep the ... (more)
Two of the units from the derailment on 8/26 in San Timoteo Cyn in Redlands are now set to become scrap. These engines were part of a lightpower move that became a runaway train. The crew survived... (more)
Lehigh Valley 8104, Norfolk Southern's eighth heritage locomotive, rests outside the Juniata Paint Shop during unusual wintry mix weather. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corpor... (more)
A heavy sulfuric acid tank train climbs the grade to Altamira as the sun sets on... (more)
After a long day working Union Station, this railroader catches a ride back to Ivy City engine terminal.
The Tay Bridge is the longest railway bridge in the UK at just over two miles. The structure seen here is the second attempt at bridging the estuary, the first famously collapsed during a violent ... (more)
GP38-2 1801 and GP40-2 2202 leads Polar Bear Express into Moosonee after a slow trip through heavy snow that put one engine out of service due to shorting and blocked vents on the second engine
California Dreaming! A wonderful chase of the SP Santa Cruz local during the week of Winterail in 1997 turned up this trio of still SP lettered units, and many fine images. This one however just ... (more)
CP's fleet of SD90MACs sit idle in the yard. These units have been inactive for over a year, victims of the economic down turn. During the month of March CP began mechanical evaluations on these u... (more)
GM perfoming high altitude tests on unit.
Due to a passing cold front off of the coast of California, the cloudy conditions add a bit of drama to this image. This is a westbound stack train, heading for the Port of Long Beach, California.
A Union Pacific Operation Lifesaver Special heads through Price River Canyon along a D&RGW icon in it's own right, Castle Gate. The Rio Grande utilized this rugged rock monument for promotional ph... (more)
The Viso double switchback is more spectacular viewed from the top level (called Viso Arriba) than from below - see picture 365752... (more)
Eastbound Q411 crosses the Potomac River and is about to enter the tunnel, on a beautiful August day. Note the clarity difference of the Shenandoah River.
CC20406 leads the way over the high bridge.