Hometown Hero At Hometown Trestle. With its restoration essentially complete and a few smaller test runs under its belt, the Reading & Northern Railroad decided put RBMN T-1 2102 (4-8-4) to... (more)
A Loram Rail Grinder puts on a light (and noise) show for the residents of Tacoma and Ruston, at the site of the form Asarco Smelter. Tunnel #1, just under 400' long, is the lesser known tunnel i... (more)
Its a beautiful September day in Chicago as the daily Glenn - Kirk L536 transfer is seen hitting the Rock Island diamonds at 16th Street where the Freeport Sub changes over to the Chicago Sub.
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's 1309 is photographed inside of Brush Tunnel.
1309 is the second largest operating locomotive in the United States, and the largest in regular service. This 2-6... (more)
A load grain train (operating with a 4x3x2 power configuration) rolls into the sag at Pica before making a run up Yampai Hill. Before this, the grain train came to a stop at East Pica to let the Z... (more)
A southbound Wisconsin Central freight treads as lightly as it can through the front yards of homes lining Division Street in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on November 18, 1989. Two children head down the s... (more)
Steamscape: Cold Spring Hill. Amid a sea of fall colors, Mt. Washington Railway #2 claws its way up Cold Spring Hill with the noon-time steam trip, destined for the summit of the highest pe... (more)
Painted in its 1970s paint scheme, Black River & Western 60 crosses the Copper Hill Trestle as the sun sets on a fantastic day of steam railroading.
A little bit of late afternoon sun hang around as a westbound BNSF grain train exits Tunnel #5 in the Columbia River Gorge.
Amtrak's Winter Park Express Ski Train arrives at the Cold War Horse sculpture at sunrise. The art piece was created to acknowledge the history of Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, which used to... (more)
With CN 3115 - the BC Rail heritage unit - on the point, CN E251 cuts through the fog as it passes through Davisburg, MI on the Holly Subdivision.
A trio of SD70ACe units lead a mixed freight train eastbound through Pinecliffe, CO on a cool and foggy March 5, 2022.
I think all of us at some point ask ourselves if what we are doing is worth it. In my case, driving for hours in awful road conditions for a long hood forward geep? After Montana was slammed with ... (more)
Trying to elevate my night photography game - here's a BNSF westbound manifest illuminating the snow-covered path ahead as it curves and crawls its way up the last few miles to the Moffat Tunnel.
Amtrak engine 27 (P42DC) leads the Winter Park Express Ski Train from Denver as a golden sunrise greets the crew and passengers.