A Century of Excellence Assorted power rests around the turntable at Norfolk Southern's Juniata Locomotive Shop. Built as the Erecting Machine Shops of the PRR's Altoona Works (Juni... (more)
A high-speed train ICE 4 did some testruns in Switzerland. After the end of the tests, Re 420 125 heads the train to Schaffhausen, border station between Switzerland and Germany. On the German lin... (more)
Sold to the Illinois Railway Museum by the Virginia Museum of Transportation, the locomotive was towed to Altoona, PA for a cosmetic restoration, which never happened. This summer (2017) it made i... (more)
NS 7272 started out in life as a UP SD90MAC and is in the process of being converted to what I believe is an SD70ACU while a Southern 'E' and NS 'F' unit sit in the back ground.
Empty grain rolls up the Hi-line just east of West Glacier, Montana, late in the day. The train is running on approaches, and will slide in the next siding. He will roll around two westbounds, and... (more)
Birthplace of the Santa Fe CF7s
A derailment that took place where the railroad crossed Royal Oak's Main St. After waiting several hours, a southbound passenger train managed to creep by on a seldom used siding..
A Union Pacific Sales And Marketing Special crosses the Gaviota Trestle heading for a overnight stop in San Luis Obispo. The next day it goes north to San Jose and Oakland. Then up the Martinez su... (more)
With the early morning fog plentiful, eastbound stack train Q120 approaches the Trans Canada Highway overpass, approaching Amherst, Nova Scotia.
What can happen when a freight train splits a switch. Workers can be seen carrying cartons of Schlitz Beer from a damaged box car. Many a bottle of brew from Milwaukee was snatched by members of ... (more)
"The door is closed!" Steve Barry's cry rang across the Ocotillo Wells desert, the four words none of us thought we'd hear on a 100°+ day. Nevertheless, the second departure from the US Gy... (more)
GG1 4934 rests at Cooperstown Jct NY
The colors are wildly ablaze in the Last Frontier in the waning days of summer signaling the end of passenger season on the Alaska Railroad. This year I went back for another shot at the Turn on ... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief passes through scenic rock bluffs of New Mexico.
This is not the way to treat a carload of beer. A split switch just south of the Birmingham station caused quite a pileup over half a century ago..