On the morning of October 22, 2015, three GE E60C-2s dig in on the westbound grade climbing into Coyote Basin at milepost 21 on the electrified Deseret Power Railway with 44 cars of coal for the B... (more)
A westbound BNSF freight grinds upgrade through Skyline, Montana, while climbing Mullan Pass west of Helena on Montana Rail Link’s Third Subdivision on June 28, 2017.
A quartet of Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACe locomotives used as a manned helper are mid-train helping a westbound BNSF freight up the steep 2.2% grade of Mullan Pass crossing Austin Creek Trestle a... (more)
A total eclipse! Facing a blinding January sun that's sinking rapidly toward the horizon, dozens of photographers stand in an open field just outside Owosso, Michigan squinting through thei... (more)
NS 1069 with the Virginian Heritage Unit leads CP/NS 931 along frozen Lake Champlain at Port Henry very cold morning in the North Country. The new Champlain Bridge between NY and VT is in the bac... (more)
Four big 20-cylinder EMDs hold back a westbound manifest as they hustle over the big fill just "railroad" west of tunnel 2. In the distance, we can see the right of way cut into the hill... (more)
After winter storm Harper dumps 20+ inches on western NY, Finger Lakes Railway train GS-2 is the first train over the line since the snow. The train is high above the road on an embankment, just o... (more)
Don't try and beat a train! As the Finger Lakes Railway GS-2 approached Solvay, NY a motorist cut in front of the train at the grade crossing for a factory entrance. Luckily, the car escaped being... (more)
Arctic cold air following a weekend New England snow storm caused significant delays for the normally nocturnal New England Central Railroad freight train 324-21 from St. Albans, Vermont to Palmer... (more)
Milwaukee Road 3030 West passes the big substation at East Portal as it heads toward the long bore that tunnels under the Bitterroots. No. 3030 was later renumbered to 160.
Long exposure study (115 seconds) of the "night train" (last train of the day, # 4661 at 8.37 PM) on the Bernina line along the frozen and snow covered Lago Bianco, on about 2250 meter a... (more)
Snow fighting to keep the yard working