Photographing these "Sparkly Trains" as they are often referred to can be a challenge. They are often photographed in the dark and spark output can vary greatly drastically changing the lighting c... (more)
Hungarian rarity in North Korea
Between 1958 and 1965 Ganz MAVAG, Hungary, delivered 310 diesel-electric shunting locomotives to the USSR. They were all dumped by the mid 1980’s. But t... (more)
Between 1956 and 1965 O&K, Siemens, AEG and DWM delivered 115 double units type D for the (back then West-) Berlin Metro. In 1999 108 of the 750 Volts DC units where shipped to North Korea. Most o... (more)
Which Alco Does it Better? As the first weekend of the Nevada Northern Railway's Winter Photo Session gets underway...those present get a unique smoke show as the shortline's pair of Alco d... (more)
FarRail Tours arranged the logistics in Eritrea for a donation of the Copenhagen Film Company and Maersk to the state railway of Eritrea in 2010. In the harbour of Massawa at the Red Sea the two c... (more)
Railroading like 1890! To add some additional break weight on the downgrades Sri Lankan railways are still using iron balls at the hand break lever, which will be put in use at the summit station.... (more)
On the evening of January 3rd 2018, a loaded Coal Train blasts out of the loading yard past 83 Station at the bottom of the grade out of Sandaoling Open Cut Coal Mine, Nth West China.
The end of the line for these M3s. Local fire departments will be drilling on them.
A GG1 in the woods! At the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad, there are 2 former Pennsylvania Railroad GG1s stored at Cooperstown Junction, NY. Unit 4917 (ex-Amtrak 4934) is seen sitting on ... (more)
Rare snowplow "TsUMZ" on the railway to the Moscow Electrozavod... Plow snowplow "TsUMZ" is designed for clearing snow drifts of low altitude. Control pneumatic. Produced in the 30's and 50's.year... (more)
Local traffic passes over the yard lead to the Cuba Libre Sugar Mill while an Alco built 2-8-0 takes a break from its switching chores.
With paint schemes that are strikingly similar, an Indian Railways lES43ACmi for export and an FEC ES44C4 sit side by side as they await pickup from the GE Transportation plant in Erie. Lo... (more)
Military wagon stored in Mawlamyine
As a powerful thunderstorm can be seen in the distance, UP 6365 (an ex SP AC4400CW) leads the North Yard to Roper manifest past the Cold War Horse just west of Leyden Siding on June, 13th, 2016. T... (more)
MILW 126A creeps past the unique smashboards in Plymouth, WI in April of 1974. The boards guard the crossing of the MILW and the CNW. Chuck Porter photo from my collection.