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  1. #18 across the Hood River 8-4-2007

    #18 across the Hood River 8-4-2007

    With two of my friends, we ended up chasing Fleming Locomotive Works #18 as it crosses the river on the Mt. Hood Railroad towards the station sign "Switchback". The steamer sounded awesome!!
  2. Twilight Blur

    Twilight Blur

    Trenitalia #8696, a Class ALn 663 diesel locomotive roars out of Marsala, Sicily at twilight. I knew it was too dark for a still shot, so I thought I'd try a pan. With the front in focus and the rest of the train and background blurred, you get the sense of how fast this train was moving.
  3. Trenitalia ALn 668-3015

    Trenitalia ALn 668-3015

    Trenitalia #8678,one of the older ALn 668 class, departs Marsala station for Alcamo Diramazione, Sicily. The female conductor was wondering what "that crazy American" was trying to do as I ran from one end of the station to the other to get photos of the train arriving and departing.
  4. Trenitalia 22776

    Trenitalia 22776

    Trenitalia #22776, one of the newer Minuetto class diesel locomotives, flies through the beautiful western Sicilian countryside just east of Mozia-Birgi on its way to Castelvetrano. Mt. Erice dominates the background. Photo edited 16 Feb 2008.
  5. Sunset Train from Marsala

    Sunset Train from Marsala

    The sun is setting as Trenitalia #8696 departs Marsala, Sicily for Mazara del Vallo. This is the new Minuetto train that is replacing the 663 and 668 class diesels. It has a top speed of 130 km/hr (~80 mph).
  6. Trenitalia ALn 663-1180

    Trenitalia ALn 663-1180

    Trenitalia ALn 663-1180 weaves through Marsala, Sicily on its way to Mazara.
  7. Aln 668-3025

    Aln 668-3025

    Aln 668-3025 passes Mozia-Birgi and some of Sicily's famous vineyards enroute to Trapani. Mount Erice can be seen in the background.
  8. Electric Trio at Venice Santa Lucia

    Electric Trio at Venice Santa Lucia

    From left to right: Trenitalia ETR 500, E414 and E464-250 at Venice Santa Lucia railroad station.
  9. Trenitalia Eurostar ETR 500-55

    Trenitalia Eurostar ETR 500-55

    Trenitalia Eurostar ETR 500-55 at Venice Santa Lucia railroad station.
  10. Trenitalia E656-431

    Trenitalia E656-431

    Trenitalia E656-431 getting ready to depart Venice Santa Lucia railroad station.
  11. Trenitalia E464-264

    Trenitalia E464-264

    Engineer boarding Trenitalia E464-264 at Venice Santa Lucia railroad station. Photo edited 17 Feb 2008.
  12. Trenitalia E444-009

    Trenitalia E444-009

    Trenitalia E444-009 at Venice Santa Lucia railroad station.
  13. Saginaw Switchers

    Saginaw Switchers

    BNSF 1232 3GS21B and BNSF 2597 GP35U take a break from pushing cars around Saginaw, TX. Photo taken on September 7, 2007.
  14. Grand Canyon Railway No. 4960 2-8-2

    Grand Canyon Railway No. 4960 2-8-2

    GCR #4960 steam locomotive 2-8-2 leading the afternoon train from Grand Canyon village into the station at Williams, AZ on August 26, 2007.
  15. Showing the Flag

    Showing the Flag

    UP 8584 SD70ACe turning southbound at the Tower 55 interchange in Fort Worth, TX. The unusually wet summer has kept the flowers in bloom, not a typical sight in the Texas August heat. August 18, 2007.
  16. UP Davidson Yard Fort Worth TX

    UP Davidson Yard Fort Worth TX

    UP Davidson Yard as seen from the Hulen Street overpass on a warm Summer afternoon. August 17, 2007.
  17. Bird Chaser

    Bird Chaser

    The telephoto lens makes it look like the engineer in UP 9361 GE C40-8W is about to hit some birds as he passes under IH30 near Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX.
  18. BNSF 4863 GE C44-9W Tower 55 Fort Worth

    BNSF 4863 GE C44-9W Tower 55 Fort Worth

    BNSF 4863 GE C44-9W southbound past Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX. August 18, 2007. Photo edited 16 Feb 2008.
  19. Inside the cab of #683

    Inside the cab of #683

    1st off, sorry about the glare coming in from the windows. 2nd off, this is a pic. of the boiler & engineer's controls inside the cab of D&RGW #683
  20. Hanging out the window

    Hanging out the window

    This is the view hanging out the side window on the engineer's side of #683.




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