Thermite weld in progress about one mile west of Williamsport, Indiana. Within seconds, the 2,000+ degree molten metal will pour into the molds below and make a hot August day even hotter. If you'... (more)
Under a bright sun with no wind CN 634 eastbound grain train mirrors in the Athabasca river while approaching Park Gate Tunnel
Over Soquel Creek and through the New Brighton woods the Polar Express does go. The rain stopped just long enough for me to catch the Polar Express on its return from the North Pole.
With the western sky lighting up as the sun begins to dip below the horizon, the sound of five 4,400 horsepower locomotives can be heard charging hard in the distance. Battling the steep and long ... (more)
"P&W SD70M-2 at Westchester Ave" P&W SD70M-2 #4301 leads Providence & Worcester CHFP (Cedar Hill/ Fresh Pond) stone train west past the abandoned NYW&B Westchester Ave Station on Amtrak's H... (more)
The 3510 continues to straddle the main and diverging track as the re-railing process proceeds into its 3rd lift for this locomotive. Other NS personal go about moving and setting the steel strap... (more)
The NS 8104 Lehigh Valley leads the weekly limestone run into Belews Creek. At the end of the train the manned pushers or helpers can be seen at the top of the hill. Limestone is used in the plan... (more)
Silhouette at Miller Wash
A silhouette, twice as nice, with both Grand Canyon 2-8-0 #29 and 2-8-2 #4960. Photo ops abound at Miller Wash in Coconino County, AZ, some 36 miles north of Wi... (more)
THE BIG TRESTLE CN 2821 leads a B730 potash train as they cross over the 3,920 foot Salmon River Trestle on an overcast morning. This was a new vantage point for me to shoot at, and It's wo... (more)
With railfan and State Line Tower operator Dick Grobner documenting the scene from the ground, a Chesapeake & Ohio rail train is in the process of removing the former C&O/EL mainline from Griffith... (more)
Train Truck Standoff
M&E 19 is street running down Monroe street on the Dundee spur on its way to the Dundee yard to pick up EL U34CH 3372, however it appears that a tractor... (more)
Was out hunting trains, specifically this new GP38-3, but instead was also able to hunt this fella. He paused for a while, but moved when the locomotive got closer.
Various Rock Island and MoPac locomotives at Pielet Brothers.
A westbound empty coal train led by Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5468 snakes along the Colorado River near Yarmony, Colorado along UP's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on October 1, 2016.