HUTCHINSON KS May 1981 -- Hutchinson & Northern S1 No. 4 awaits a crew to begin its daily chores. Myself and fellow railfan Jeff Prince spent the night driving from Norman OK to Hutchinson just to... (more)
Time may have finally run out for the final time for the Mount Tremper, New York side of the Catskill Mountain Railroad. After a temporary reprieve, 10/30/2016 may prove to be the last run over th... (more)
On what may turn out to be one of its final trips on the line, Catskill Mountain RR Alco S1 (ex-Staten Island Railway 407, exx-Long Island Railroad 407) heads towards the former Ulster and Delawar... (more)
Not what I expected to see as I rolled through Kansas on the original routing of Route 66. Seems like an unusual spot to find an Erie Lackawanna locomotive.
The Catskill Mt. Railroad's S1 makes a light move eastbound out of Phoenicia.
On this day in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, the BEDT was off to a rough start, but nothing that a few oak blocks couldn't handle, although repairing the track structure may have taken a litt... (more)
"Rolling Along the Esopus"
Merged with the CNW in 68 by 74 there were still quite a few CGW locomotives still around.
WPL's remote ALCO's photographed from our inbound coal train at Columbia.
Catskill Mountain Railroad ALCO S-1 #407 skirts the banks of the Esopus River in Mt. Tremper, New York, as it shoves Extra 407 East - the Esopus Scenic Train - through Campground Curve and towards... (more)
The final return trip from Phoenicia to Mt. Tremper slowly rolls along Rt. 28. In a matter of minutes it will arrive at the station and operations over the line will cease.
Railfans watch as the final train to Phoenicia pulls into the station. After a short layover, passengers will return to Mt. Tremper.
The final train on the Mt. Tremper section of the Catskill Mt. Railroad makes it's way along Esopus Creek.
One of the last Catskill Mountain Railroad trains between Mount Tremper and Phoenicia passes milepost 26 (from Kingston, N.Y.) on the last day of operations.
"Grass Covered Curve"