The Portage Flyer loads up for the last run of the first day of the 2015 operating season.
Gifford Hill's GE 25-ton at Waco, TX || May 1976
This critter was tucked away in the Nevada Northern engine house.
On Saturday Evening this locomotive and it's coaches will be all lit up to deliver kids to see Santa at Fairy Lake Station at the other end of the line. Today we came in to clear the line in prepa... (more)
Trackside Treasure: Portage Flyer passengers focus their attention on the train as they stretch their legs on the station platform in the background while we focus ours on this odd little h... (more)
The tiny 25-ton is dwarfed by a damaged autorack car which is about to enter the Rail Car Washington shops for repair.
Well this is something you don't see everyday. It's very rare to see the U.S Union Army waiting for a train. Must be off to the Civil War. Is it 1861 or 2013?
Just the basics! Engineer's-seat view of the control stand in HLBR's 1948 GE 25 tonner #3, or at least it would be had I not removed the engineer's seat to take this shot! Although possibly... (more)
On the first day of operations for the 2013 season I've posed the engine clear of the water tank for photos before backing the train up so the coaches are even with the station platform..
It's never easy to photograph narrow-gauge equipment at mid-day without getting obliterating shadows on the underframe parts of the locomotive, so when Steven the brakeman and I arrived at work th... (more)
Also the remnants of a sugar plantation 3-ft. ga. line, the Kauai Plantation Railway operates five daily trips, 40-mins. each, at Kauai on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.
During a visit up to Oakley to watch the Great Lakes Central drop off a unit grain train at Frutchey Bean company on the north end of the St. Charles branch, I was finally able to catch the GE 25-... (more)
Olin Mathieson #3 working at Saltville, VA || October 1970
Duke Power Company #50 at Draper, NC // June 1970
Natchez, Urania & Ruston #10, a GE 25-ton built with the "old" body style, seen at Urania, LA in 1973.