Yesterday's sunrise in Munich
Black Card Trickery. With advance warning that a short Q302 approached Hilldale, I devised a plan. A bit of exposure pre-train to silhouette the signal, a black card (ok, a piece of cardboard) i... (more)
This is a USAF/SAC (Strategic Air Command) B-52 Mobile Simulator Train. The train consisted of an Administration Car, two B-52 Simulator Cars, and a Crew Car. Due to a shortage of simulators and t... (more)
"Field of Trains" - always thought I'd write a "Field of Trains movie one day, but I think that may be a pipe dream. Still, that's exactly what this soon to be removed image is of, those are all f... (more)
DME train 487 waits in the hole at Cobden, MN, for opposition not yet out of Tracy while lighting and thunderstorms rage over southern Minnesota
Westbound through Teays, a pair of DODX casks containing spent fuel rods operates as a W905 military train. The unique move will arrive in Russell, KY later this afternoon and from there, rapidly ... (more)
Not very often you see lightning, stars, and the moon in one photo. As a storm rolls east over Regina, the skies begin to clear behind and the moon starts to take over the night sky. Stony Beach i... (more)
On August 31, with an invite to ride along and explore a 6-mile stretch of trackage not reachable by roadways (as they were completely washed away), a hi-rail trip revealed some serious damage. N... (more)
"Not much room in here!". The driver (engineer) of a 4 wheel electric loco looks quite cramped as it passes by at Fuli Mine at Hegang.
Zürich main station at night, from the end of the platform towards entrance tracks
The Omen. Day 2 of the Durango & Silverton's annual Railfest dawned mostly cloudy and the weather just went downhill from there. When Eureka & Palisade #4 arrived in Silverton around 5 PM,... (more)
Another trick pulled out of my bag of magic. It seems as though every time I come to this location, nature has always something spectacular to show me. Around this time 2 years ago, I captured t... (more)
A thunderstorm in the C&O coalfields.. Displaying a stop signal at Indian, a bolt of lighting from an approaching storm cell lights up the night time sky.
As the full moon dips behind the mountains, a fog has developed in the Coal River Valley this morning allowing for beams to project a red cast onto the Sproul Tunnel and surrounding brush.