Quite a unique location: this tunnel on a rack section of a 11% grade (1 in 9.1) has its portal right in an hairpin bend of the main highway #19 climbing to the Furka and Grimsel passes. Th... (more)
On the occasion of the DFB steam festival on the Furka summit line, SBB Historic organized a charter from Zurich to Bern and Brig, with the elegant RAe TEE II set #1053. Evidently enough, the trai... (more)
Storm clouds from a monsoon form over Antares, AZ as an eastbound stack train (Q LACLPC6) grinds up the grade out of Kingman under a double rainbow. This was a sight to see as 2020 have been a dry... (more)
An empty BNSF coal train crosses Union Pacific’s massive bridge at Joso, Washington, on September 21, 2015. These BNSF coal trains use UP’s Ayer Subdivision (the Washy) out of Spokane to the power... (more)
Rio Grande Heritage
The lines of our heritage hang loosely connected to infinity; relics from the last century scattered and disconnected. The stories these code line poles cou... (more)
A long way from home. On a summer afternoon, Eureka & Palisade #4 "Eureka" charges across the 1887-vintage, wrought iron trestle at Tefft (MP 477.80), as she makes her way south t... (more)
Snow Locked Flatirons
Westbound, high out on the Flatirons above the Great Plains in full snow flock the Provo manifest swoops in and out of tunnel 2, 3, and onward to the Gr... (more)
Magnificent glint only a late Summer day on the Overland a Route can do highlights the rails at Hermosa, WYO.
At the End of the Day
Westbound into the sunset, A busy day on the Brush Sub on the High Plains.
A Mikado 1244 charter hauled by American-built, oil-fired, ex-SNCF 141-R-1244 cruises along the Zurich lake. The train itinerary was Zurich Hbf - Pfäffikon (SZ) - Rapperswil - Pfäffikon (ZH) - Klo... (more)
The beautiful downtown of Budapest slightly after sunset.
BNSF 5930 (ES44AC) shoves an empty train to the east as a bright and colorful sunrise washes the farm fields with an orange glow.
Instead of writing a long caption, I think I'll let this picture speak for itself.
A bitter cold winter day has caused a rail break on the Wisconsin Central main line entering Shops Yard near the Subway Road grade crossing at North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on December 11, 1994. c... (more)
During the last seconds of sunlight, BNSF 7081 grinds up the grade through the tight curves at Daze on the BNSF Phoenix sub in Arizona.