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  1. Steve's down-under train shots

    Steve's down-under train shots

    Southbound PNT train 35 at the KPS56 (56 kms north of Hobart in Tasmania on South Line) Both of the only D class on the PNT roster, ex Westrail.
  2. BNSF #8905 West Highballing Cooks siding at MP 64...

    BNSF #8905 West Highballing Cooks siding at MP 64...

    BNSF #8905 West is leading a Centralia Coal train just meeting the eastbound Amtrak Portland Section of the Empire Builder at Cooks siding.. Pasco West told the BNSF #8905 west to highball due to them leading a fleet of trains west behind him that were low on HOS (Hours of Service.) This was...
  3. Going to Moose Jaw

    Going to Moose Jaw

    A grain tramp comes off the Expanse subdivision as a stack manifest runs in on the Swift Current main. I shot this on the fly, so it's not up to my great expectations.
  4. Amtrak's Coast Starlight

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight

    Amtrak #18 has the honors of leading the Coast Starlight. This was once the pride and joy of Amtrak West as far as the long distance trains. Amtrak #18 and the second locomotive have crossed over the bridge at Milepost 43.1 that goes over Hwy. 507. The train is pretty much on-time due to the...
  5. Trains of Recession

    Trains of Recession

    Food prices are far more reasonable, but at what expense? This economic crisis is starting to get to the railway...I'm used to seeing trains with more than 45 cars! "Ex-Con" C40-8W 2455 is the trailing unit.
  6. The race is on..

    The race is on..

    Not really. The dispatcher has routed Friday-only "pocket-piggybacker" TV-80W up track 2 to get around slower mixed freight SEBO on track 1. SEBO, with the "Big MACS" is plodding along at something south of 10 mph as TV-80W overtakes him at the top of the west slope of...
  7. NS 13G Manifest train

    NS 13G Manifest train

    NS C40-8 #8715 couple set up on empties stone cars at Tilcon company in Felton, Delaware.
  8. NS 13G Manifest train

    NS 13G Manifest train

    NS 13G manifest train pause wait few a moment and after they leave heads northbound.
  9. NS 13G manifest train

    NS 13G manifest train

    NS 13G manifest train wait for brakeman and conductor come back from check to every cars make sure before they leave.
  10. Meet at the creek (1)

    Meet at the creek (1)

    We were fortunate enough to pick the right place and the right time on May 29, 1995 to catch two sets of trains passing each other in opposite directions. The first pair was Metro-North trains 8841 (at left, northbound) and 8844 (at right, southbound) passing on the causeway crossing Annsville...
  11. Meet at the creek (2)

    Meet at the creek (2)

    About a half hour later we have Amtrak Turbotrains 285 (at left) and 264 (at right)passing on the Annsville Creek causeway at 17:37.
  12. Just passin' thru...

    Just passin' thru...

    B&M van 482 brings up the rear of eastbound B&M train NWLA and N&W van 518523 is at the rear of westbound LAPY as they pass on the big curve at Montague, MA. on Aug. 10, 1983. If you were familiar enough with the B&M's ops, you knew it wasn't that difficult to get shots similar...
  13. SDRX 901 Pushing Home Run Service to Everett, WA.

    SDRX 901 Pushing Home Run Service to Everett, WA.

    SDRX 901 is pushing the Home Run Service back to Everett, Washington after the Seattle Mariners ended their game at Safeco Field in Seattle with a win. My buddy there was taking video of the train's departure. The Train stopped at the new station at Mukilteo, WA. That day was a free ride because...
  14. Colorful eastbound stack train..

    Colorful eastbound stack train..

    A Union Pacific eastbound APL stack train is underway from the The Dalles, Oregon on a clear evening.. The BNSF side was somewhat dead, but the UP was cooking with trains in both directions...
  15. April Sunset at Tunnel Yard

    April Sunset at Tunnel Yard

    It has been a while since I have done any RR photography... gas prices are one of the reasons and time to do it since I no longer live next to the tracks. In anycase an outing with my son to the Port Huron Amtrak station, at the east end of the old GTW Tunnel Yard, was rewarded with some...
  16. April Sunset at Tunnel Yard

    April Sunset at Tunnel Yard

    It has been a while since I have done any RR photography... gas prices are one of the reasons and time to do it since I no longer live next to the tracks. In anycase an outing with my son to the Port Huron Amtrak station, at the east end of the old GTW Tunnel Yard, was rewarded with some...
  17. IMG_0700_BNSF

    IMG_0700_BNSF

  18. Central Trains

    Central Trains

    A Central Trains DMU waits at Track 5 in Peterborough station in the UK on Thursday Aug. 11, 2006.
  19. Threesome

    Threesome

    What a setup. Three trains each with a GE C44-9W leading EMD products lineup at Auburn. From left to right its a Coal, Grain, and Manifest train.
  20. UP coal train at Arden,NV.

    UP coal train at Arden,NV.

    Union Pacific C40-8W 9367 leads w/b Long Beach bound coal train CUPLB-11 at Arden,NV. MP.323 on UP's Cima Subdivision (9-12-1993)


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