As the sun sets this eastbound coal train slams thru the control point at CPU 108, near Blairstown in central Iowa. This PRB coal train is bound for unloading at the Oak Creek, WI, plant for Wisco... (more)
Piercing through a deteriorating cloud deck and resting on the shoulders of the western Rockies, a June sun illuminates prairie lands of rural Colorado just outside of Trinidad. Pointed toward La ... (more)
A northbound empty coal train is silhouetted by a stormy sunrise south of Bill, Wyoming, where coal and oil mix, and the antelope and jack rabbit population far exceeds humans. The SD70MAC is serv... (more)
Late afternoon in Sandaoling is a magical hour for steam railway photography. On one such day in January 2016, JS8167 silhouette against the setting sun as the locomotive shoves an empty train awa... (more)
A quickly-setting sun silhouettes a Union Pacific train at California Junction, Iowa, on April 15, 2008
611 approaches the NC/VA state line as it works hard to keep moving at speed near the top of the grade from the Dan River.
At sunrise a freight crosses Ferguson's trestle about five miles west of Antonito. The event was a series of photo charters by Bernd Seiler of FarRail Tours.
T413 leads the push pull configuration of itself, three BS carriages and P16 along the Ballarat Geelong line at sunset during a 1000km round trip to Kaniva and return to Melbourne using two trains... (more)
The BNSF Holiday Train rolls through Valley Center, Kansas on its return trip back to Wichita. BNSF 3907 trails last
Leaving the Great Plains behind and climbing the foothills just west of Clay, Colorado, is a westbound Union Pacific coal empty as the sun rises high into a morning sky on January 25, 2007.
Smoke from Union Pacific 618 briefly blocks out a bright Utah sunrise, as the 2-8-0 leads a photo freight on the Heber Valley Railroad on February 8, 2006.
A westbound BNSF coal train passes through Barr, Colorado, on the Brush Subdivision just before sunrise on December 2, 2010.
At sunrise on the 14th of January 2012, a loaded coal train drifts downhill from Beiquan underground mine at Sandaoling in the north west of China.
Three mid-train DPU's race south across the deep, rocky gorge of the Crooked River as the sky to the northeast grows brighter and brighter with sunrise rapidly approaching.
At sunset a loaded coal train drifts down towards the unloading point at Sandaoling Coal Mine in north west China. Date 4th March 2014.