A lone survivor! No. 82 is the oldest surviving High Hood ALCO locomotive complete with its original prime mover, a McIntosh & Seymour 531T diesel engine. It is the only surviving HH900, and the o... (more)
Is It Fall Yet? With sunset at hand and the light failing fast, N&W #611 drifts south between tunnel #22 & #24 in what is today a tunnel of trees near Wartburg, TN. This was the return leg ... (more)
Once in awhile, Auto Train needs some help...and today it came in the form of this Alstom rebuild, now reporting for Residco Aircraft & Railcar Leasing. Originally built as SOO 751, it also carri... (more)
Andean iciclesIn the Andes and at 3700 m above sea level, the nights are freezing cold. Don't be fooled by the sunny pictures and lack of snow: it is high desert, there is little ra... (more)
The classic scene at Thurmond that hundreds of thousands of tourists and railfans alike have photographed over the years is no more. Monday morning the power was cut as Cranemasters got ready and ... (more)
It's fall which means NJ Transit's Aqua Train is out fighting slippery rails due to falling leaves. The Aqua Train sprays high pressure water onto the rails washing the leaves away. After working... (more)
Kyune.... The "S" curves at Kyune are the site of a center siding and the former site of a "Y" used to turn back helpers in the Steam Era. When trains were lighter and before D... (more)
Shortline railroading at its finest. After switching out the plant in Rush City, the crew ties down the engines and gets to work helping the Section Crew. The SCXY has grown enough to where a dies... (more)
On the Bolivia - Ollague - Calama FCAB main line between the Carcote salt flats and the Ascotán salt flats, the train climbs to a mountain pass and then dives into the Ascotán basin. Viewed from t... (more)
Turning an engine the old fashioned way. Two volunteers push Exporail's ex-CP turntable with CP 1608 on it. Behind it is Hays Station.
A Triple Crown Roadrailer on Norfolk Southern 261 hits the CSX Diamond at Columbus Ave. in Fostoria, Ohio
BSRR HH900 #82 has just been restored By the Heart Of Dixie Railroad Museum & is seen here being pulled outside of the shops for a few Photographers to get some shots. This locomotive was built in... (more)
Southbound unit coal train on a lousy day has a great consist, not one of those 7FDLs has a muffler and the chugging would delight even a dedicated GE-hater.
A beautiful salarHere is another rendition of a now famous location, the Carcote salt flats, with an empty ore train going to Bolivia. The volcano in the background is the Cerro Che... (more)