NOW ON DISPLAY at the primary entrance to the Mount Washington Cog Railway is steam locomotive no. 10. The locomotive was built by the railway's own shop in 1972 and has been cosmetically ... (more)
The Monongahela Heritage Unit waited between coal train assignments in Bow, New Hampshire, one mid-October day in 2015. Naturally, the foliage directly adjacent to the locomotive had not yet chan... (more)
After a lengthy and fierce debate, the State of New York decided that this stretch of railroad should be scrapped and turned into a rail trail. Indeed, several years after this photo was taken, s... (more)
Amtrak's Theater Car, the "American View," completes a trip on the tail end of The Vermonter with this stop in St. Albans. The Lake Champlain region often provides wonderful suns... (more)
Nearly fifteen years after Conrail's takeover by NS and CSX, Conrail equipment kept rolling. This standard hopper car with non-rotary couplers was hauling coal well into the days of more modern t... (more)
P&W runthrough power waits to haul an empty limestone train south. Limestone is used in the scrubbers at a nearby power plant.
Tight shot of this classy EMD cab unit passing an old New England factory.
An unidentified crewmember has the unenviable task of lugging his gear through more than a foot of fresh New Hampshire snowfall in order to get to the lead unit of his train.
This ex-British Columbia, exx-Erie-Lackawanna unit soldiers on in Upstate New York. Here, it heads from customers on the old Camden Branch of the New York Central back toward the main line.
I don't always shoot into the light, but when I do, it's to produce a calculated effect such as this. The textures in this scene emphasize the zero-degree temperatures braved by the crew and by p... (more)
Another shot of this freshly-repainted locomotive in the "blue hour." Photo was taken from a public road while no crew was on location. Click Railroad: Canadian Pacific RailwayLocomotive: EMD GP38-2Location: Eagle Bridge, New York, USALocomotive #: CP 7306Train ID: D43XPhoto Date: January 04, 2014
Gulf Curve At Night. With temperatures hovering between ten and fifteen degrees and wind gusts approaching 30 miles per hour, I opted for this "night shot" of a westbound CSX train roundin... (more)
THE BLUE HOUR. A freshly-painted CP GP38-2 (of Lehigh Valley and Delaware and Hudson heritage) sits parked at Eagle Bridge, New York, at 5:11 p.m. on a frigid January night. The unit was ... (more)
A parked RJED on Pan Am Southern waits for a recrew in the early morning hours of a frigid January day. Temperatures hovered between zero and five degrees through most of the morning.
A former BNSF unit, now lettered for and owned by the Providence & Worcester, is on the point, albeit briefly, of an empty coal train in Bow, N.H., on Pan Am rails. The P&W power set brought a li... (more)