Winter on the Hudson Line 5

Winter on the Hudson Line Observations Photos

If you weren’t yet sick of winter, yesterday’s storm probably pushed you over the edge. We’ve had an immense amount of snow dumped on us the past few months, leading to a lot of cancellations and early closings at my work. Pretty much every time I made sure to have...

Winter on the Harlem Line, 1888 and 2014 7

Winter on the Harlem Line, 1888 and 2014 Trains History Photos

Right about now I am really looking forward to summer. I’m never a fan of the cold (despite sleeping in an ice hotel, and visiting Alaska in winter…) and this winter feels exceptionally so. The winter we’ve thus endured, however, pales in comparison to the winter of 1888. The Great...

Some final photos from Alaska 1

Some final photos from Alaska Photos

Just wanted to take a quick minute to share some of my final photos from Alaska (at least until I visit again in September!). My series on Alaska has been a whole lot more popular that I ever thought, and not just among my normal audience of railfans. Taking a...

Traveling Alaska’s Dalton Highway 8

Traveling Alaska’s Dalton Highway Photos

Thanks to the Alaska Railroad, I recently enjoyed a wonderful trip to our northernmost state which included not only trains, but a few buses and planes as well. While visiting Alaska in the winter may seem a bit foreboding, having the right gear makes sightseeing in negative-Fahrenheit temperatures bearable, and...

Counting down the 12 most popular posts of 2011, Part 2 2

Counting down the 12 most popular posts of 2011, Part 2 Trains

Here is the final part of our top posts of 2011. Thank you to all of you for your continued support and visits. These are the posts that you all voted for, with your eyes and your clicks. No tour of any of Metro-North’s lines could be complete without a...