11-17-13 Union Pacific Engine #4023

Just above the Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska, is a display of two Union Pacific freight train engines. This photo is one small detail of the older Engine #4023, which was a massive steam engine. As I walked around the engine, I was struck by all of the moving parts that comprise a steam engine,…

01-20-12 Arrival

This location is a world apart from the abandoned farm photos I posted a week ago. I’ll admit that I am more comfortable in the quiet expanses of the South Dakota prairie than I am in a underground train station. But both places intrigue me.

From Another Era

We happened to be driving from the Hill City, SD, back to our cabin and we encountered the second to last run of the Hill City to Keystone 1880 train. It wasn’t a great day for photos as it was raining pretty hard but It was a good chance to try to get a photo…