After leaving the Beach St. trackage, #3841 is heading into a cut whichs leads to SP Santa Cruz yard. In the power consist along with #3841 are former commute geeps #3194 and #3186. #3194 would en... (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.
Can see bridge support leaning about 30 degrees +. CSXT locomotive hangs by a thread as only rails support loaded Centerflow. Notice bravest guys I've seen working under car only supported by rai... (more)
BNSF 5751 West follows the contours of the land while truck traffic paces it on parallel Hy. 287.
While waiting for a photo of Amtrak 799, I was pleasantly surprised to catch a southbound UP freight. Ironically, in the summer months when the sun is right for this shot, morning fog is very com... (more)
A meet of epic proportions! BNSF 5427 meets UP 844 and SP 4449 with the steam spectacular. And yes, the rumors are true, I did use a step ladder to take this picture. Almost got blown over in th... (more)
Stormy weather and busy traffic in the Tehachapi mountains
CB&Q's Golden 4-8-4 To celebrate the centennial of the opening of its Chicago to Aurora, Illinois line, the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy very temporarily painted its king of fan trips, Nor... (more)
Photo taken with permission.
5472 eases into direct sunlight on her way to Niles Canyon with the Pacific Locomotive Association's museum collection in tow.
CP 115 snakes around Lake Superior's Mink Harbor and exits the famous 110' Mink Tunnel. Thanks to Earl Minnis for the inspiration & great directions!
Over two hours of dodging clouds finally produced a sunlit meet between the upbound Duquesne Incline and an eastbound CSX freight. Note the difference between the colors of the Monongahela and All... (more)
Blizzard conditions & near zero visibility this morning as D&H 252 dashes through snow drifts near the Canada/U.S border. Thanks to my reliable "oil burner" Ford F350...
Tank train crashed into a train with lots of new Porsche and Audi cars.
The mid-train "slaves" on this coal train kicked out after a slack run-in, resulting in a quite a pile up in 1968 on Southern's Appalachia Division.