Hidden away in an old steel mill in Gadsden, Alabama, are a pair of General Electric 25-ton diesels. Now known as the Gadsden Industrial Park, these locomotives have been stenciled as such: GIP 2... (more)
Torch on a Train: The 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay took to the rails for one of its legs while in Huntsville. The torch bearer on the train's outbound journey was a 13-year old youth athle... (more)
Torch on a Train: The 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay took to the rails for one of its legs while in Huntsville. The torch bearer seen walking out of the compound delivered the torch to one o... (more)
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.