20 minutes after sunset the last coal train goes to Hongguang, a small village in the mountains with several minor coal mines. After a hefty afternoon storm the last sun rays illuminate the vanish... (more)
A steam powered commuter train, led by Everett No. 11, simmers under a full Moon in Hollidaysburg, PA just shy of the station. It's steam heated coaches are being warmed up in advance for the mor... (more)
By the light of the silvery moon.... and with a little help from some strategically-placed strobe lights, RGS Mudhen #455 poses for an evening portrait with her freight train, on a remote d... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec K-27 No. 463, masquerading as Rio Grande Southern No. 455, poses on Ferguson's Trestle. Lighting by Mike Shade and Mother Nature. This was the second day of a Friends of the Cum... (more)
A fixed semaphore stands tall in the faint glow of the 2017 eclipse in totality.
A BNSF manifest descends the grade in Bealville under a full Moon.
Landmarks of a bygone era display all reds on the early morning of March 26, 2017 as a tiny sliver of a crescent moon rises into the great blue yonder before being swallowed by sunlight.
An eastbound BNSF stack train passes under the setting harvest moon during the early morning of 9/17/16 at MP 420 on BNSF's Seligman Sub.
Lunar Eclipse seen from Poland. Below we can an empty freight train on LHS line.
Bad Moon Rising...As the moon slowly rises in the eastern sky, a hot Willow Springs,IL to Stockton, CA UPS/LTL high priority intermodal train races up the 1.5 percent grade of the Arizona D... (more)
"MOONRISE OVER VAUGHN"
Giving a northbound train a clear indication, the Norfolk and Western single mast color position signal near Kimball, VA in the Shenandoah Valley on No... (more)
As a heavy 10,000 foot stack train struggles up the Arizona Divide on main track #1, a hot Willow Springs, IL to San Bernardino, CA UPS train races up main track #2 to run round the slower train. ... (more)
The Super Moon Eclipse begins to rise over the Colorado Plateau as a heavy Los Angeles Harbor bound stack train slowly climbs the 1.5% grade at Angell.
C&TS winter photo charter operated by Historic Transportation Preservation, Inc. (Steam Specials)
With a full rising from the east, a westbound stack battles the grade of the Arizona Divide at Cosnino as it meets an eastbound stack train.