A train of logs arrives into Tuolumne during the West Side Lumber Company railroad's last year of operation.
An early morning sky silhouettes the 204 as it departs Tubarao with empties for the Lauro Mueller mine. EFDTC had three 2-6-6-2's for the steeply graded Lauro Mueller branch.
The last winter for the Burney line was tough. The snow just kept getting deeper. This is April and the snow should be almost gone. The snow in this part of the world tends to have a high water ... (more)
Each spring the UP often deadheads passenger equipment to Omaha that has been stored for the winter in Oakland. The Omaha winters are tough on paint because the paint and the metal react to cold d... (more)
I don't know if this was in fact the last steam run on Ferrovias (formerly Fegua and IRCA), but it is the last I am aware of. No. 202 hauled our train from Zacapa to Guatemala City. While it was n... (more)
The regular HSB Nordhausen to Wernigerode train (on the right) passes our freight charter at the junction of Eisfelder Tamule. The freight is on the line to Alexisbad and Gernrode. Our engine wa... (more)
This was one of the few pictures I got of a highly decorated engine in China, as apparently this kind of propaganda was quickly going out of style as China modernized. At that time the QJ's assign... (more)
No fluffy powder here....wet heavy late spring Sierra cement.
Two days ago I posted a picture taken on Cumbres in September 1964, and here is one taken almost exactly 47 years later. The "485" switches at Cumbres on a Lerro charter. This is actually the C&... (more)
DRGW Cumbres turns were often accompanied by a fair number of photographers and just curious tourists, and for the crews it was almost like a public performance. The brakeman smiles for my camera ... (more)
A Vancouver bound BC Rail train descends into the Fraser River canyon. A few miles ahead it will cross the river at Lilloet.
The narrow (75cm) gauge "Old Patagonian Express" prepares to leave Esquel for Ingeniero Jacobacci and the broad guage connection to Buenos Aires. Over the years this line has achieved a modest lev... (more)