Valley Railroad Mikado No. 3025 hauls the first sold-out trainload of the night, filled with families on the North Pole Express ready to visit with Santa and his elves.
Along the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s gas local heads east on the Tenth Subdivision near Dixon, Montana, at McDonald on September 24, 2007.
The sun continues to rise as Amtrak's California Zephyr highballs through the Utah desert with on its daily eastward run through the desolate American west.
A spiderweb for you on Halloween, although this shot was taken in June a few years ago: fog is lifting and condensation covers everything, including a spider's handiwork as a westbound BNSF interm... (more)
The 2015 New River Train spans the New River bridge at Hawks Nest on its fourth and final eastbound run of the season. Amtrak's Phase I "bloody nose" heritage P42DC No. 156 has had the h... (more)
A Canadian National manifest exits a tunnel in Black Canyon and crosses over the Thompson River where it will run immediately parallel to Canadian Pacific to Basque where the two roads begin share... (more)
A Grande sunrise at Ferguson's Trestle. Denver & Rio Grande Western's Locomotive 484 rumbles across Ferguson's Trestle near MP 286 at the crack of dawn as the vanguard of a 2-engine, 35-car... (more)
Never the same from one day to the next, Santa Fe’s Fast Mail Express, train 7 and its eastbound counterpart, train 8, were obliged by contract to carry all the mail the U.S Post Office presented ... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr is nearing the tunnel district as it crosses Route 72 at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon. Over the next 15 miles, the train will make twenty-nine subterraneous forays before i... (more)
BNSF's westbound Denver, Colorado to Provo, Utah manifest led by two GEVO's and a Canadian Pacific AC4400CW patiently wait at Tolland, Colorado for three trains to pass by before heading west on S... (more)
After meeting a northbound M-HKETB at Joso siding, an 18,000 ton potash train rumbles slowly across the massive Joso Bridge in southeast Washington, soaring nearly 200 feet above the Snake River.
NS to mothball 50 miles of coal lines in West Virginia In a story that originated as a vicious rumor, but provided to be reality earlier this week, Norfolk Southern confirmed it would shift... (more)
A Pan Am train pops out of the tunnel under downtown Bellows Falls, Vt., as it heads south.
Amtrak's Empire Service travels northbound along the Hudson River as sunset approaches on a very warm late summer evening.
Greenport Conservation Area, Columbia County, NY
On the 10th of January 2012, a train dumps a load of molten slag at the Beitai Steel Works in NE China. The site was first visited by foreign steam photographers in 2002. Since that time the manag... (more)