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.


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.


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 […]


Nebraska Central Railroad – Notes from Nebraska

Here’s a recent note from Grant Rosenthal, whom I consider to be my Nebraska correspondent: Have you ever checked out the Facebook page for the Nebraska Central Railroad?  If not, you should.  There are some neat pictures of them rebuilding the Norfolk bridge that collapsed last year. The Norfolk to Columbus line is still in […]


Eastbound Coal Train Picture Sequence

The following is a sequence of photos taken June 4, 2009, in Fremont, Nebraska of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train. There were two engines in front and one trailing. I was able to gather engine information just by doing a Google search for keywords “Union Pacific 5967” and “Union Pacific 6684.” As always, RailPictures.net […]


The Wail of the Horn

At the start of April, while in Fremont, I lay there awake next to my wife in a double bed at my parent’s house. Our son was asleep in the next room after a long day of playing with Grams. Sleep had come to him quickly after another reading of one of the Little Golden […]