After slowing to make sure that no one is going to slide into the grade crossing, the engineer notches out Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern U33B 3301 as it works through the sleepy village of Loc... (more)
One of the rarely photographed locomotives in the Columbia area rests in the American Italian Pasta Company Plant. It switches various cars for the plant and has done so since roughly 2005. Here... (more)
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 passing an autorack train led by a standard cab Dash 9 on the double track in Thomasville, NC
Resting at Riker Work takes me places around Central Pennsylvania. I drive by the Buffalo & Pittsburgh's Riker Yard at least once a week, but this is the first time I've actually ru... (more)
Southern Pacific #99 to Amtrak #14Southern Pacific’s famed Coast Daylight (Los Angeles to San Francisco) lives on as Amtrak’s Coast Starlight (Los Angeles to Seattle).... (more)
Nearing the top of Cajon Pass, CSXT #7860 east is in command of an empty UP ballast train heading to Utah as it passes the Silverwood control point and begins to round the big curve approaching Su... (more)
The "Quaker City" bringing up the rear of the "Midday Congressional/Silver Star" as it heads for Penn Station in New York City.
DWARFED BY NIGHT One of only a small handful of US&S type-C dwarf signals, a favorite of the Norfolk & Western, lights up the ballast at Cloverdale just as it has for nearly eight decades.
UP 2735 leads a 8 car engineering special out of the Tehachapi Mountains at Warren, north of Mojave.
UP 3016 & 3027 head west just outside of Rochelle, IL.
Spring has finally sprung in the upper Hudson River Valley.
Hammering uphill at Scales. The former McCloud Railway #18 hammers uphill on the reconstructed Virginia City Line, passing the historic location of the station known as "Scales."... (more)
A Quiet Night at Redondo JunctionAmtrak Dash 8-40BP 822 arrived in Los Angeles on the point of train #3 on Monday, April 17, 2017. On April 20, the retro-painted engine was still g... (more)
2-6-2 tank locomotive Eb 3/5 # 5819 of SBB Historic, called "Habersack", made a run on the never electrified and abandoned line between Otelfingen and Niederglatt, called "Schipkapa... (more)
Smokebox InspectionBack in 1977, Los Angeles’ Union Station was not nearly as busy as it is today (2 Southwest Limiteds, 2 Coast Starlights, 8 San Diegans and, ... (more)