Railroads, landscapes, industry and nighttime photography are my main focus areas of work, but I’ve branched out into breaking news, feature and sports photography through my job at the local newspaper.
“We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.”
— Ralph Hattersley
Near Walbridge (at RB Cabin) sits this classic C&O Cantilever signal that still guards the few remaining movements on the line.
In the last days of Norfolk Southern control over the WV Secondary, NS 9051 does the honors of switching the yard at Nitro, WV. NS 5609 is a engine stationed here to switch the local chemical plants in Institute and Nitro.
A member for the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society checks over the various parts of the locomotive.
611 pounds her way out of Spencer, NC to begin the run to Lynchburg. Seen here, she’s crossing over the Yadkin River.
With the light in the wrong direction on the Walton return trip, I decided to change things up a bit and get a perspective on the 611 at speed. Seen here passing the unique railroad crossing signal at Elliston, Va.
Norfolk & Western Class J #611 simmers in Norfolk Southern’s Panoma Yard in Greensboro, NC. Thanks to Joe Gonzalez for the lighting!
Father and son share a moment of watching a steam locomotive thunder by in a timeless tradition.