Emerging from under the Bear Mountain Bridge (shadow on left), a northbound CSX merch is negotiating the trestle over Popolopen Brook, and is about to enter the short Fort Montgomery tunnel.
Bear Mountain Bridge is resplendent in the mid afternoon sunshine as the Lake Shore Limited streaks nortward towards Albany.
Northbound MNCR train #841, pulled by a ConnDOT P32 and bound for Poughkeepsie, passes a southbound party boat, destination unknown.
ConnDOT P32, painted in a McGuiness-era NYNH&H color scheme, hustles a Metro-North commuter train northwards along the Hudson River.
Northbound Empire Service train #259 passes a tugboat pushing an oil barge up the Hudson River.
Its units on the causeway between Iona Island and Bear Mountain State Park, a CSX merch heads north on the River Line, heading for Selkirk yard.
The trees are just starting to turn in the lower Hudson valley as Amtrak Empire Corridor train #262 hustles southward towards New York City.
A northbound Empire Service train exits a short tunnel just south of the Bear Mountain Bridge
The 'Late'-Shore Limited is about two hours behind schedule as it prepares to dip beneath the Bear Mountain Bridge.
An outbound Midtown-Direct, pushed by ALP44 #4419 passes an inbound Arrow set just west of the Millburn Station
412 picks its way through the south end of Conklin yard lead by a typical brace of 'Big Uglys', i.e. C40-9Ws. This will be a common scene in Binghamton railroading in the days ahead.
Emerging from the tight canyon walls around Ilmon, a UP TOFC approaches Caliente. Twenty seven uphill miles of 2% plus grades to go before reaching the summit at Tehachapi.
Not many places in the world you can photograph the lead and pushing units separated by only 200 feet on the same 3000 foot long train. The lead units are about to loop under its train as the pus... (more)
With its customary contingent of GP60s and leading auto racks, 212 heads east over the Raritan River on a glorious Sunday morning.
ALP44 #4424 is preparing to stop its westbound Midtown-Direct train at the Millburn Station. Canon EOS 10D, email@example.com, 300mm.