M Class comparison. Two of Norfolk & Western's numerous M Class 4-8-0s spend the cool autumn night outside an engine house in southern Virginia.
Thanks to a "pit crew" of abou... (more)
OH BOTH! That is what people were yelling as both SP 4449 and UP 8444 showed up at the same time at Tunnel #1 on Cajon Pass. We could see the smoke plume from SP 4449 as it came around the corner... (more)
Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 #382 (Strasburg's Rail Road ex-N&W #475) pauses at night on the bridge near Leaman Place. A great Lerro Productions charter.
Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line Linden train is turning north off Van Buren on to Wells on the Loop Elevated. Formerly known as the Evanston Express the train will makes stops to Belmont an... (more)
The two flagships and standard bearers of the Santa Fe Ry., the Chief and the Super Chief meet at Trinidad, Colo. on May 10, 1967. The combined Super Chief / El Capitan, with a working RPO, had ... (more)
On Halloween morning, the air is crisp and cool along the Colorado Plateau in Northern Arizona as the sun begins to rises behind the thin layer of cloud cover. The sky changes from a flat grey to ... (more)
Happy Halloween from Russia, folks! :-)
An end to a quiet two hours trackside is found in UP 5837 leading an eastbound loaded coal train up the hill at Aikins on the Kansas Subdivision just after sunset.
Curving out of Fort SteeleJust after changing crews on the wye at Fort Steele, British Columbia, a Canadian Pacific unit potash train curves on the main line toward Crowsnest Pass on th... (more)
Waking up the Chama Valley. With the alpine sunrise now just minutes away, our early morning Cumbres Turn charges up the 4% toward Coxo Crossing, with her stack beats echoing across the en... (more)
Coal is loaded into the tender of SŽ 33 037 after it's fire was started. The roundhouse in Jesenice is long out of use, serves only as home for the summertime steam operations and occasionally for... (more)
The Shops Never SleepJust because night has fallen doesn't mean a railroad shop can hang up the tools for the day and go home. The Juniata Locomotive Shop is a 24/7 operation, and t... (more)
Pipeline in the morningFog rolling off the Clark Fork dissipates into the warmth of a rising sun and swirls around Montana Rail Link’s westbound day gas local arriving at Pipeline at Th... (more)
The unveiling of UP 1943 Spirit of the Union Pacific to Support our Troops at the Sunset Station near downtown San Antonio frequently called "Military City USA"
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