A Freight Train Without Freight. NN 109 pulls her short train up to the mine. Unfortunately, this is basically a passenger train, because the mine's concentrated copper ore is ship... (more)
All The Stops. The Arrow IIIs of NJ Transit trains 7257 make a quick stop at Elizabeth, just as they will at all the station stops on the way to Bay Head.
One Last Runby. After a long day of runbys, GCRY 4960 heads into the setting sun for one last photo before we head back to Williams.
Leaving The Cape. The Fourth of July weekend is over, and crowds are leaving Cape Cod in droves, in deference to having to be at work Tuesday morning. While motorists slog through t... (more)
Culture Shock. After visiting the Strasburg Railroad on vacation, I stopped in Elizabeth to take in a little Corridor action. After the laid-back style of railroading practiced in S... (more)
Through The Pines. On the way home from the South Rim, 4960 twists and turns through the scrub pines and rock cuts of Coconino Canyon.
The Need For Speed. After spending much of a sunny Sunday shooting the twists and turns of Coconino Canyon, our charter went in the hole at Willaha to clear up for the regular south... (more)
Sunset In The Desert. At the end of a long day on the high iron, GCRY 4960 and her crew stopped to make one last photo run in front of the setting sun.
Twisting And Turning. Returning home from the South Rim, GCRY 4960 comes out of one curve and leans into another one in Coconino Canyon.
Through The Pines. North of Willaha siding, the flat desert that surrounds the southern end of the GCRY slowly gives way to rolling, pine-forested hills. Nearing The Hole, the hill... (more)
Rock Cut. A trip that began in the desert, ended in pine-covered mountains. South of Willaha, the terrain is pretty flat, but here in Coconino Canyon its anything but flat as #496... (more)
The Day Is Done. At the end of two long days of shooting, #4960 returned home to the shop at Williams. Sitting outside on a windy night, she simmered outside while the remaining st... (more)
Canyon Bound. Opening up around the wide curve near milepost 18, GCRY heads north for the Grand Canyon with six matching coaches in tow.
Leaving Town. With his engine putting on a smoke show, engineer John Tyson opens up #40's throttle and eases the passenger train away from East Ely.
Williams Bound. Rounding the curve at milepost 11.5, our southbound freight rolls towards Williams under a respectable smoke plume.