Bergensbanen

The Bergen line, crossing the mountains between Hønefoss and Bergen, is a spectacular trip any day. This september, I got of the train at Hallingskeid, midway on the line, and walked the distance to Myrdal to document the line.                       …

Little trains part II

Some time ago i posted a few pictures from Urskog-Hølandsbanen, a museal railway out of Sørumsand, near Oslo, Norway. Since then, I have joined the ranks of the volunteers running the railway, and have started photographing them. With time, I hope to be a boilerman and then a driver of …

One of my favourite railroad photographs

On an early spring day in 1943, at the hight of the second world war i Euope, Jack Delano walked up on a bridge spanning the Albuquerque, New Mexico, railroad station yard. I imagine him setting up a tri-pod. Attaching his 4×5″ view camera. Taking a light metering. Adjusting the …

Reisebrev: Транссиби́рская

All english-reading friends and followers: Sorry this post is in my native tongue, I wrote it for a Norwegian magazine. Hope you enjoy the pictures, I can confirm they are poly-lingual.  Verdens lengste jernbane, Transibirskaya Magistral, den Trans-Sibirske jernbane, fra Moskva til Vladivostok, med sidelinjer gjennom Mongolia og Manchuria til …