A mixed freight rolls through the platform of the Fredericksburg VRE station as a heavy thunderstorm pours down rain.
The Fort Worth and Western Railroad and BNSF Railway put together a VIP train ride for their employees which ran on FWWR rails from Fort Worth, TX to Cresson, TX. Here, the train slowly reverses b... (more)
A lone SD70MAC shoves hard at the rear of a westbound coal train as a dramatic sunset fills the sky above it.
Colorful Glow A beautiful array of colors shine off the rails as a coal train waits it's turn to leave a quiet siding in the countryside and a second train is slowly approaching from the... (more)
A military train rolls through Marshfield, MO as the sun sets behind the grain elevators.
Emerging From the Forest The local switcher out of Verona rolls through the woods outside of Staunton on its return journey in the late afternoon, with the GP9, in the newest paint scheme... (more)
An empty coal train rolls through the woods as it approaches Springfield Yard, a few miles to the west of this spot, on a beautiful mid-spring afternoon.
I got a tip from a railroad crewmen that the afternoon local was still working out around Verona, I headed that way and ran into it a few miles outside of town. Here it makes its way back toward S... (more)
The final seconds of light shine on a set of locomotives, as the sun sinks beneath the horizon and brings another day to a close. In the mean time, a mixed freight idles in the siding at Diggins a... (more)
Photographer unknown. Image scanned from a slide that was purchased at a Chicagoland train show in the mid 1970s. The scene appears to be from the early to mid 1960s era, but the state being Illin... (more)
The northbound Silver Star departs Cary over 6 hours behind schedule.
Photographer unknown. Image scanned from a slide that was purchased at a Chicagoland train show in the mid 1970s. The scene appears to be from the early to mid 1960s era.
Not only is this type of lighting rare, but it only lasts a few minutes when it shows up. It's hard to catch a train, at exactly the time you want it, on a single track main, so I can consider my... (more)
Phase I leads the southbound Carolinian by the Page-Walker Hotel.