To me railroad photography has always revolved around recreating scenes that were once commonplace. Although the fact that those opportunities to recreate in these modern days of railroading are f... (more)
High Bridge Blow-Down. DRGW K-28 #473 executes a firebox blow-down as she rumbles across the High Bridge at Tacoma, around MP 471.2. The blow-down involves opening valves in the boiler, j... (more)
Southern Railway No. 154 is seen heading up a photo train past a farm hand on June 17, 2017. The locomotive featured a special Asheville paint scheme for the charter, which was organized by myself... (more)
Southern Railway No. 154 is seen heading up a photo train on June 17, 2017. The locomotive featured a special Asheville paint scheme for the charter, which was organized by myself under Southern R... (more)
On the High Line. Under a long-standing slow order, DRGW K-28 #473 takes her Silverton Mixed around the High Line Horseshoe Curve at MP 469.5.
The train pictured here is a reasonably au... (more)
NKP 765 brings a few gondolas and passenger cars west for excursions in Chicago in June.
Entering the High Line. DRGW 473, a K-28 "Sports Model" takes a Silverton Mixed Train north out of a deep rock cut and onto the High Line above the Animas River Gorge on a pretty ... (more)
NKP 765 Passing the Last NKP Signals in Hammond after a Weekend in Chicago.
NKP 765 Smoking through Hobart,IN on its Return Trip to Fort Wayne after doing 4 Trips of the Joliet Rocket in Chicago over Fathers Day Weekend.
NKP 765 storms through the Rock Island signal bridge at Robbins with the Joliet Rocket on Fathers Day.
Leaving Durbin for Cass. The former Meadow River Lumber Company Heisler #6 eases a short freight out of the downtown Durbin Yard for the roughly 15 mile run south to Cass, along the C&O Gre... (more)
Over the River (and Thru the Woods)the Everett Railroad's little 2-6-0 marches over the little Juniata River outside Hollidaysburg. This bridge is burred in the woods, and while we'... (more)
Humans are a simple species. They know about steam trains, they head to the nearest tracks. The former Rock Island Main hosted NKP 765 on the Joliet Rocket between Joliet and LaSalle St Station. T... (more)
Trespassing in Climax Territory. It's long been known that geared steam locomotives are the masters of logging track. "Logging track" is a kind way of saying track that is hastily... (more)