Much ignored, almost despised, probably handy if you work there, this former Oahu Railway & Land diesel is under the weather and getting attention, much to our delight. In fact K36 487 is shuffli... (more)
Conway Scenic's handsome F7A in pre-1969 Minuteman Herald Maroon & Gold livery sits inside the engine house after pulling the North Pole trips the night before.
Once a 100% Alco railroad, the D&H turned GE for new power after Alco's demise purchasing U30Cs, U33Cs and U23Bs. In 1976, the D&H turned to EMD, inheriting some Reading (GP39-2) and Lehigh Valle... (more)
The decals must still be in the box... Just 23 days into the Conrail era, the power hungry D&H took delivery on their new GP39-2s from EMD despite not having their reflective "D&H" heralds. Thes... (more)
Nearly spotless D&H Alco. (that won't last...)
I can’t think of many short-lines that have more old style charm and personality than the Arcade & Attica. My good friend Ben Martin and I wanted to shoot the line and got to the enginehouse early... (more)
Strasburg Railroad's ex-Great Western Decapod #90 simmers in the enginehouse. Lighting by Lerro Productions.
As MDDE 2628 gets her turn on the mainline, 1203 slumbers away in the enginehouse and waits to go back on duty Monday morning; bright and early.
Conrail is so new that they haven't even had time to screw up a really nice paint job yet. Sometime folks I just get depressed and think we ought to say the heck with it, merge everthing into one... (more)
The returning motive power from the southbound train is pulling up the short incline beside the engine house to spend the night. That ICG-inspired warning light grafted onto the ex-SP F is a true... (more)
Sometimes business takes you to some surprises.
New and short-lived, as least as D&S, "Bull Durham 3" is down for the weekend in atrocious weather.
Stockton was a great escape from the mundane Sacramento fare of SP. Here I could see the "exotics", ATSF, ST&E and WP. Yeah, yeah I know WP came thru SAC but it wasn't the same as the shops.
ACR 202 rests in front of the engine house at Hawk Junction. The GP38-2's were the considered the best power on ACR. Dependable, easy on track and able to go anywhere on the railroad.
BN 4363,4182 rest outside the Wishram enginehouse waiting for a tardy #139 to show up so they can be added to the consist for the inside gateway run up the Deschutes River Canyon to the connection... (more)