Conrail’s E33 electrics looked great in the schemes that they wore for former owners Virginian and New Haven. Penn Central – not so much. Several of them did get a cosmetic upgrade during their fi... (more)
Milwaukee Road electric locomotives Nos. E29 and E82 sit quietly at the railroad's Deer Lodge engine facility awaiting their next assignment.
As night settles over Avery, ID, one of the brakemen that will be working the train behind him looks over his car list. Behind him, other Milwaukee Road employees discuss tonight's operations. The... (more)
CSSSB electric locomotive 802 is hauling a freight westbound. 802 is preserved at the Lakeshore Railroad Museum near Erie, Pennsylvania where it was built.
Massive freight motor 802 is switching out cars on the South Shore Line at the EJ&E "City Track" connection.
The view of the Illinois Central MU's is out the window of an IC Highliner while I am listening to the engineer give me a play-by-play description of who's on first and which train is supposed to ... (more)
Headed for their cars in suburban Val Royal, homeward bound commuters pay little attention to the ageless boxcab electrics that took them home from Montreal's Gare Centrale. CN 6715 was built in 1... (more)
Southbound freight is heading toward New York and the barge docks at Bay Ridge. The New Haven E-33s already have a history. They were built for Virginian and became property of 3 other railroads. ... (more)
For 54 years, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western’s original 1930 MU cars served its suburban electrification. On their first journey they were piloted out of Hoboken by Th... (more)
The special train of the BLS, TransRail and RailEvent is departing from Kandersteg back to Basel in the evening. The train with 8 cars of the Swiss Classic Train (former SBB cars, lettered Bern-Lö... (more)
TEE Trans Europa Express
Nicknamed "The World's Largest Switch Engine" amongst local railfans, one of the South Shore's three 800-series motors is seen shuffling cars at Burnham Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District train 503 is eastbound on Eleventh Street in Michigan City. The South Shore Line is not entirely flat.
CN 6710 makes a stop in suburban Montreal in May of 1988. I really like these old boxcabs.