2010 and 2011 were disappointing winters for me in terms of my typical Donner trips. In 2012 I was stationed at Langley AFB and I was blessed with the birth of my two sons in that time. All of the... (more)
Goods train passing Shidu tunnel. Beijing
"SICILIAN ODYSSEY" - Train "Golden Eagle Danube Express"
from Budapest to Sicily
UP 4141 rests in Proviso, IL while on display for employees.
2016 was a good year for me on Donner. In fact, it had been the first time I was able to shoot Winter there since 2010. We had a lot of trains, a lot of snow and heck the rotary even came out for ... (more)
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.
The daily Selkirk to West Springfield manifest is about to emerge from the east portal of the State Line Tunnel on CSXT's Berkshire Subdivision. This is the old ... (more)
We're just over 10,000 feet high in elevation here at the top of Cumbres Pass in southwestern Colorado just after a 40 minute snow squall had come through. Below is a Cumbres & Toltec Scenic freig... (more)
2018 Arizona saw a good amount of rain and monsoon storms. In early July the weather produced amazing skies as the eastbound auto train glinted behind storm clouds.
A late afternoon intermodal train heads east into the Winslow yard on the BNSF Seligman Sub.
Last light BNSF’s Ayer turn switches at Ayer, Washington, in the very last bit of sunlight on September 19, 2016. The train is operating on trackage rights over Union Pacific’s Spokane ... (more)
Heisler Locomotive Works 2-Truck Heisler
The fastest of the geared steam locomotive designs, yet has the same low-speed hauling ability of other geared locomotives such as the Shay... (more)
As the Christmas Holiday draws closer, the town of Thomasville has spent many hours decorating the town square with various lights and a large Christmas tree as another 211 passes through the smal... (more)