Tag: trains

Mar 14, 2013

Traveling the US with Freight Train Riders

Traveling the US with Freight Train Riders

Mike Brodie aka the Polaroid Kidd, is a photographer from the United States. At age 17 (or 18 depending on which interview you read) he hopped his first train, that was 2002. Since then he has traveled over 50,000 miles through 46 states by train and documented the entire experience. From 2004-2006, Brodie shot…

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Mar 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Coal Train Sunset

Picture of the Day: Coal Train Sunset

COAL TRAIN SUNSET Photograph by Tom Danneman (MRL 390 on Flickr) In this amazing capture by Tom Danneman (MRL 390 on Flickr), we see a northbound BNSF coal train heading across a fill just south of Bill, Wyoming. Danneman says the Powder River Basin where this was taken is a beautiful location…

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Dec 2, 2012

A Model Train Travels Across Canada

A Model Train Travels Across Canada

Jeff Friesen is an award winning photographer that has exhibited his work all around the world. All of Jeff’s series begin life as a personal project and grow from there. In his latest series entitled, The Canadian: Ghost Train Crossing Canada, Jeff takes photos of the beautiful Canadian landscape as he makes his way…

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May 17, 2011

Miniatur Wunderland: World’s Largest Model Railway

Miniatur Wunderland: World’s Largest Model Railway

Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany, is home to the world’s largest model railway, with miniature replicas of famous destinations around Europe and America. The level of detail is incredible and the figures are simply mind-boggling: – Model area = 1,150 sq. meters (12,378 sq ft) – Track length = 12,000 meters (39,370 ft) –…

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