Photos and Videos

As an amateur photographer and videographer, I’ve captured many images that give a look into history and railroading. Much of the subject matter takes place around the Platte River Valley in Eastern Nebraska as well as the Minneapolis/Saint Paul metro area and surrounding communities.

The Great Train Migration

At the end of the season the Minnesota Transportation Museum moves its Osceola and Saint Croix passenger train from Oceola, Wisconsin to its shops at the Jackson Street Roundhouse in Saint Paul, Minnesota for winter maintenance and storage. Today as they migrated the cars (a passenger fleet of about 6 cars and three engines) they […]

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Extremely wide photographs of trains

BNSF 6318 rounding the curve west of Fremont, Nebraska

While preparing for a new site design I had to come up with a new header image for my website. I went through my photos and found some awesome wide shots.

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Chicago and North Western 6934

CNW 6934 (SD40-2) stopped at the Main Street Crossing in Fremont, Nebraska. August 1999

In August of 1999 I caught a picture of Chicago and North Western #6934 stopped at the Main Street crossing in Fremont, Nebraska.

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Elevators and Feed Mills

Along Old Lincoln Highway in Ames, Nebraska - January 2009

I enjoy photographing grain elevators and feed mills as they come in all shapes and sizes, are generally serviced by the railroad, and are vital to the local and national economy and food supply. Plus, growing up in Nebraska I saw a lot of them riding in the back seat of my parents’ car. If […]

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