On the morning of August 26 I had a shot in mind, so I set up at a frequently visited spot for the glint. Like a few weeks prior had a few trains backed up. The auto train had been sitting there ... (more)
Oops, the derailment just north of Highway 138 in Cajon Pass. Heavy rains cause track damage in the area, requiring work crews to repair the track. As crews were working in the early morning hours... (more)
These two SD40-2's were leading A84 when they struck an 18 wheeler attempting to beat them at a road crossing. We as railfans and photographers hate to see all the high hoods and standard cabs goi... (more)
Fondazione Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane
120 years of Sulmona-Carpinone-Isernia line
A ten-hour late Southwest Chief with a BNSF Dash 9 leading and some private varnish on the rear drops down off the Redondo Flyover as it heads into its very last miles before reaching Los Angeles ... (more)
Looking very fancy, SP 4449 rolls over the Deschutes River and the twin bridges north of Maupin.
CSX intermodal Q143 departs the Queensgate Yard intermodal facility and heads southeast to the CSX bridge crossing the Ohio River. An NS auto frame train heads north over their Ohio River bridge i... (more)
Eastbound along the Colorado River is a Union Pacific coal train negotiating Red Gorge west of Radium, Colorado, on November 1, 2012.
In the winter of 1980 The Chicago Milwaukee St Paul and Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road) abandoned almost two thousand miles of track west of Miles City Montana. The abandonment of the “Pacific E... (more)
It's nearing the end of the day for the 1st Watson crew, which spent most of its Monday switching refineries in the South Bay region of LA County. They return to Watson, passing through unincorpor... (more)
Just another typical morning on BNSF's Marceline Subdivision... BNSF 8560 brings train H-GALKCK 2 26 through the small farming town of Baring, Missouri.
For my first shot of 2018, and my 400th upload to RP, I decided to pan BCOL 4623, heading westbound through Rothesay, New Brunswick.
The World Famous Horseshoe CurveGrain train 50T wraps around the valley on the Horseshoe Curve. Built by the Pennsylvania Railroad and opened to traffic in 1854, Horseshoe Curve fil... (more)
A western diamondback rattlesnake has awakened from a nap while warming itself along a rail of the Copper Basin Railway main line near Tunnel 3 at Riverside, Arizona, on the afternoon of March 18,... (more)
Regional train Palermo-Messina