Thanksgiving dinner is about to be served as the non-stop parade of BNSF trains roll pass our Crozier Canyon homestead. Here, a westbound double stack train for the ports of Los Angeles meets an e... (more)
This is the sight of the NS Exeter derailment on Virginia State Hwy 68 as 38 of 54 loaded cars derailed on the 3.5% grade. Hwy 68 was just reopened yesterday with the derailment occurring at 8:40p... (more)
On Turkey Day 2017, Oregon Pacifics newest addition hangs out at Barnes Yard after coming east.
A Mid-Continent triple header in the summer of '74 featured WCC 4-6-0 #1 up front and included the WOV #1 logger loco and CNW 1385 in the consist. Both WCC 1 and CNW 1385 are getting rebuilds, the... (more)
The sun peaks out as Quebec Gatineau Thurso Turn roars across the Rouge River at Calumet.
A "ghost" E-Unit at Brunswick. (Rebuilt EMD E9AM; built as IC 4023 E8A, April, 1951.) The MARC station was designed by Ephraim Francis Baldwin, and opened in 1891.
A heavy summer rain shower pelts everything in sight, including this Acela Express arriving BWI. Shooting extreme weather events are mostly about being at the right place at the right time.
Destined to Albany New York, Canadian Pacific ethanol train #650 is about to cross the international border. Rear DPU CP 8503.
The Maine Central purchased two Alco RS11’s in 1956. One went to subsidiary Portland Terminal, and one went to the parent company. Within six months, PTM 1082 became MEC 802, reunited with sister ... (more)
The work train crew prepares to get ready for a move, and blueish white EMD smoke plumes from the stacks as this oddball of a locomotive revs up.
SUPER Elevation making it look like this locomotive is about ready to tip over. The GP38H-3 is assisting the engineering dept. as they do work on track 3.
UP EMD Tier 4 #3044 leads the ZCIG4 up San Timoteo Canyon near Ordway.
MARC power stands ready for their return trips north.
The lone ranger red nosed Geep along with a rather rare HHP share a platform.
UP 7317 in fresh paint brings up the rear of a westbound auto train at El Casco.