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.
First Prize: John House's shot of a Union Pacific train in Colorado.
Second Prize: Matt Batrynrodriguez's photo of UP 844 climbing Cajon Pass.
Runners-Up: Samuel Phillips' image of Norfolk Southern's Bluefield, W.Va., yard.
John Ryan's photograph of a CSX signal maintainer in Michigan.
Robert Jordan captured the Red River Valley & Western plow extra on the North Dakota plain.
Ed Mullan's image of a bearing cap on the trucks of a covered hopper at CSX's Keyser, W.Va., freight yard.
Dave Crosby's image of Victor, an Amtrak sleeping-car attendant cleaning windows on the Southwest Chief.