On the first day of spring I can't help but reflect on a winter that, in the New York area at least, was somewhat underwhelming, in contrast to many parts of the USA that really got hammered.... p... (more)
It's time to say goodbye. Nightly 1950' scene at Loughborough Central station on the Great Central Railway (GCR). The station was opened by the Great Central Railway on 15 March 1899, built to the... (more)
In February 2019, Northern Arizona was hammered by records amount of snowfall across the region. Kingman Canyon (3,500' elevation) saw over a foot of snow in a 24 hour period. Higher elevations, s... (more)
The depth and ruggedness of the Royal Gorge west of Canon City is evident in this view perched on the suspension bridge over the canyon that is 955 feet above the Arkansas River. On July 26, 1996,... (more)
The Semmering railway (German: Semmeringbahn) in Austria, which starts at Gloggnitz and leads over the Semmering to Mürzzuschlag was the first mountain railway in Europe built with a standard gaug... (more)
Yellow nose at sunrise. CSX Q234-15 rolls over Rondout Creek in Kingston, NY on the morning of Saturday, February 16, 2019 as the sun is just beginning to illuminate the winter scene. SD70MAC 4566... (more)
An autorack slithers along the Monongahela and Ohio Rivers on the NS Mon Line as mother nature puts on a beautiful spectacle just before the sun rises over Pittsburgh, PA.
The Finger Lakes Railway GS-2 blows through drifted snow as they make their way east towards Syracuse through the town of Seneca Falls, New York with a quartet of GP38-2's working hard. Lo... (more)
High winds blow snow across the double main and US-30/287 as Union Pacific SD70AH No. 8844 leads a westbound manifest through Bosler, Wyoming, on January 26, 2019.
The Wengernalpbahn may be the world's longest cog railway, but it looks like a toy up against the imposing cliffs and mountains that loom over the small Swiss village of Lauterbrunnen.
On a cold and snowy Saturday afternoon, BNSF’s Provo, UT to Lincoln, NE manifest emerges from Tunnel 4 next to the Flatirons of the Rocky Mountains on January 12th, 2019.
On what turned out to be a very cold day a buddy and I drove the 212 miles from Anchorage to Cantwell where the Alaska RR snow fleet had tied up for the night. With a 0600 call time we knew we wou... (more)
An eastbound WP intermodal train heads in at Hammer Lane siding for a meet with UP 3751 South. The conductor's on the rear platform of the up "pool" caboose, ostensibly to check out the ... (more)
Local is eastbound from Belvedere Yard through downtown.
A hot shot intermodal train races down Goffs Hill, through Arrowhead Jct, as it prepares to overtake a stack train at Ibis before reaching the crew's final destination of Needles, Calif.