Well hidden near a grain elevator at Galt, Illinois, are the remains of Grand Trunk Western 0-8-0 8305, which last saw service as Northwestern Steel & Wire 05 in nearby Sterling. Her future is un... (more)
Switching Santa Fe's A Yard in San Bernardino, California, in the 1940s is 0-8-0 614. Built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1901 as AT&SF 2-6-0 614, the engine was rebuilt into an 0-8-0 by the rai... (more)
The Xingyang Brickworks Railway was an anachronism in a country known for railway anachronisms. Built int he 1970's the railway's sole purpose was to haul clay from a quarry to a large brickworks.... (more)
Under overcast skies, C2 #044 storms past a patch of beautiful sunflowers above the tiny village of Tuoyaozi. This empty train is bound for the coal mines at Hongguang (Red Mine) however, the stee... (more)
NSW 05 and friends......
I have always been impressed by the enormous size of the headlamps used on the Polish locomotives They look even more impressive on a narrow gauge steamer
The PKP narrow gauge locomotive Px48 #1756 is returning to Sroda with a late afternoon freight train. A Farrail photo charter.
In the locomotive depot of the Xingyang Brickworks Railway, a female worker patiently watches her lathe. She is turning a new steam piston for C2 0-8-0 #207, a 1988 product of the Harbin Works. Wh... (more)
Dismantling the narrow gauge Px38 805 for a major overhaul. To the left is the frame of narrow gauge loco Px48 1756. Pila was back then one of two shops still overhauling steam locomotives for reg... (more)