2011 Trains photo contest winners

Posted by Kathi Kube
on Thursday, May 24, 2012

For this year's photo contest, we were looking for creative use of light and shadow. Overall, the quality of photos submitted was very high, making the task of choosing the winners even harder than usual. Take a look at the winners below and please leave your comments. Thank you.

Grand Prize: Travis Dewitz' wonderful image of a locomotive in the night snow.

Travis Dewitz Union Pacific SD70M

First Prize: John House's shot of a Union Pacific train in Colorado.

John House Union Pacific in Colorado

Second Prize: Matt Batrynrodriguez's photo of UP 844 climbing Cajon Pass.

Matt Batrynrodgriguez UP 844

Runners-Up: Samuel Phillips' image of Norfolk Southern's Bluefield, W.Va., yard.

Samuel Phillips Norfolk Southern

John Ryan's photograph of a CSX signal maintainer in Michigan.

John Ryan CSX signal maintainer

Robert Jordan captured the Red River Valley & Western plow extra on the North Dakota plain.

Robert Jordan Red River Valley & Western plow extra

Ed Mullan's image of a bearing cap on the trucks of a covered hopper at CSX's Keyser, W.Va., freight yard.

Ed Mullan CSX bearing cap on trucks of a covered hopper

Dave Crosby's image of Victor, an Amtrak sleeping-car attendant cleaning windows on the Southwest Chief.

Dave Crosby Amtrak sleeping car attendant Southwest Chief

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