The race is on! As the afternoon "Pocahontas" excursion departed Roanoke, so did NS intermodal train 29G. The two trains raced each other, side by side, from West Roanoke all the way up ... (more)
Below, a westbound Union Pacific freight waits in the siding at Rocky, Colorado, while an eastbound BNSF manifest freight above cruises through Clay on February 23, 2011. The trains are separated ... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
On Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision, an eastbound BNSF grain empty meets a westbound BNSF vehicle train at Lombard, Montana, late in the afternoon of July 1, 2016. The Missouri River is on t... (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
Sometimes timing is everything, as illustrated here. This image captures the meeting of Amtrak's Southwest Chiefs, at the summit of Glorieta Pass. Amtrak #3 idles in the distance as its eastbound ... (more)
NS 22W pulls east out of Pitcarin Yard, with 24W with the PRR heritage unit leading, and a eastbound helper set also coming up the side of both trains, making for an awesome all eastbound 3 way me... (more)
A westbound Keystone service train meets an eastbound NJ Transit commuter train during the "golden hour" on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
The sun is beginning to set on another day along Norfolk Southern's busy Pittsburgh line as loaded coal train 650 departs South Fork, Pennsylvania behind an awesome consist of locomotives featurin... (more)
Twice Blessed.....The rear pushers on the very long westbound autorack, Q261 pass the head end of eastbound manifest Q394 in near perfect autumnal light. The empty autorack was about 10,000 feet ... (more)
NJ Transit Newark to Bay Head train 2303 is racing Amtrak's New Orleans bound train 19 through North Elizabeth.
The race is on!! With both trains speeding towards a crew change at Kamloops, CP's Vancouver-Toronto hotshot 100-22 is seen at left while CN's Vancouver-Edmonton M31051 21 is seen at right. They'r... (more)
Royal Canadian Pacific's "Rockies Experience" tour, once the anchor of my Canadian wanderings, stalled on the ascent to Kicking Horse Pass and is easing back into the yard while mainline... (more)
"Metro North Passenger Charter at GCT" Metro North Passenger Charter "PC-2" reverses into Track 28 at Grand Central Terminal after running around the Loop Track with 2 P32AC-DMs and 7 Priva... (more)
Racks meet racksEastbound rack train 272 darts out of Coopers Tunnel just a few short miles from the once busy yard at Bluefield, passing train 83K and their train of previously sto... (more)