Bursting through the five story high cathedral-like windows, a late rising Winter sun casts dramatic shadows on the Tennessee marble floors of Philadelphia's iconic 30th Station. In actuality, it... (more)
Likely the most widely used 4-wheel truck in American railroad is EMD’s Blomberg truck. A rebuilt Blomberg sits in the rain outside Union Pacific’s Downing B. Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, ... (more)
The cavernous interior of Philadelphia's 1934 PRR built 30th Street Station - looking southwest. This station serves Amtrak and NJT on the lower concourse and SEPTA on its upper deck. Note the Mi... (more)
First shift paint shop supervisor David Smith takes inventory of the Scotchlite Union Pacific lettering used on the sides of locomotives that aren’t adorned with the large flags, such as hood un... (more)
Not much going on trackside but the sky was full of action as the Northern Lights were dancing.
A HXN5 locomotive operating cargo service in the mountainous areas of Southern Anhui Provience was riding over river valley.
The Milky Way makes itself known in the sky on a Summer night over CP Summit in Vaughn on the Hagerstown District. The former Norfolk & Western CPLs stand guard just as they have for many, many ye... (more)
The Norfolk & Western era CPLs stand guard at CP Ellis Run in Lithia under a star filled sky.
The sound of AC traction GEs making track speed fill the night air as the headlights of southbound NS 11Z shine on a clear signal at Stuarts Draft.
Spring is here, and that's why it comes as no surprise that I stumbled upon this little reptile slithering near the mainline.
A Daly City bound BART train departs West Oakland
It's 0130 and nothing is southbound on the CN Iron Range sub, and nothing is southbound on the CN Rainy sub, but the northern lights above were full of action here at the Ramshaw diamond.
Under a plethora of stars on a clear Montana night, the Northern Pacific-era cantilevered signal announces the dispatcher’s decision to route a BNSF train west on Montana Rail Link’s main line... (more)
Point-No-Point Replacement In Progress. Conrail Day (so named for the creation of Consolidated Rail Corporation on April 1, 1976), April 1, 2023, was a good day to check on the progress of ... (more)
Green over red on the signal and red over green in the sky as a southbound CN freight hums along the Rainy sub about to cross over the Ramshaw diamond.