"12R MEETS 213" It's a very chilly 10 degrees at Shepherdstown, WV as 213 sits in the siding to meet the oncoming 12R. The venerable Norfolk and Western CPL signals stand guard both in ... (more)
At dawn, a westbound Union Pacific coal train climbs out of Leyden on January 23, 2007. Soon enough, the sun will rise above the city of Denver and a scattering of clouds to the east revealing ano... (more)
A Southern Pacific coal load climbs the steep Tennessee Pass Subdivision a mile or two below the summit on a sunny March 29, 1997 afternoon. The 100 car train had three AC4400CWs on the point, fou... (more)
A toe-numbing morning along the Lurgan Branch in the early hours of the morning on December 21, 2014 started my chase of the NS 956 with the OCS returning from South Carolina. As the sun began to ... (more)
Several minutes after the sun had set, the sky was still alive with color above Lake Pend Oreille as a westbound manifest rolled across the famous bridge over the lake.
Christmas City Express pauses by the nicely lit trees adjacent to Bentleyville.
Chelatchie Prairie Dawn. Up and in the saddle at 0-dark-thirty, the crew of Crossett Western #10 takes a local freight north at sunrise, on a former Northern Pacific branch line that is no... (more)
BNSF 274 leads a Seattle to Pasco manifest freight past Maryhill siding as Mt. Hood stands tall in the background.
With the temperature close to zero, Amtrak train no. 6, the California Zephyr descends the grade at Big Ten Curve with the Denver Metro area in the background.
It's called Big Sky Country for a reason! It looks to be the start of a beautiful summer day on MRL's 4th Subdivision as a westbound Roberts Bank-bound unit coal train cruises through the S-curves... (more)
Western grain train drops down the Elkhorn grade through the dense fog on a fall morning in late October.
Once in a while I try a view or image that I think might be 'too different' for Railpictures.Net. Is this one of them? Let the screeners and the viewers decide! For my part, I think it's probably ... (more)
Mower Lumber Co. Shay No. 4 leads a work train through the s-curve below Whittaker as part of the Cass Scenic Railroad's annual Fall Photography Workshop.
A clash of seasons An early autumn snowfall in the higher elevations of Mullan Pass surrounds Skyline Trestle (a.k.a. Austin Creek Trestle) at Skyline, Montana, on October 11, 1997. Low... (more)
On the Fallbridge Sub, a westbound coal drag, with BNSF 6337 on the point, exits tunnel 10 with coal hoppers strung out on the causeway at chamberlain Lake.