Railroader and Cowboy
On the Altiplano, there are some instances when the railroader becomes a cowboy. This herd of cattle had considered the main line its territory. Abundant us... (more)
It is lunch time and the trains and staff are having some rest in between the morning and afternoon runs
The day after: this is the front end engine cab of the "V150" world rail speed record TGV trainset the day after the record. IT is still jammed with many additional equipments and video cameras th... (more)
Crocodile, the real one! This is the historic "Krokodil" loc Ce 6/8 II 14253 together with another historic nicety, the Be4/6 12320. On this picture, they participate in the Gotthard Line 100 year... (more)
Movie set or reality?Looks like it has been artificially set for shooting a movie. The train carrying gold and money will come and will be raided right there by the mobsters, because th... (more)
Site of an abandonned tunnel - Easbound, approaching Las Vegas - Lashup is composed of AC4400CW 7116 + very dirty AC4400CW-CTE 5829 + C45ACCTE 5409 + SD70M 4549 + AC4400CW-CTE 5825
Scandinavie-Express Copenhagen-Paris alongside the Oise river in the early morning fog. The boat on the right is a typical French river freighter called "Péniche".
Paris welcomes and celebrates the record breaking train.
This exhibition is located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, under the Iena Bridge. The big Art Deco building in the background is the "Pal... (more)
3:36 pm - A glass of champagne? In a locomotive cab! Well... after all, we are in a station called "Champagne-Ardennes", in the subburb of Reims, France. And there is a damn good reason to celebra... (more)
A critical piece: the pantograph of the world rail speed record, in charge of providing 31KV and 25.000 HP. This aspect of super high speed is now well under control. In 1990 for the 320mph record... (more)
Dust and sparks... It is even more impressive when viewed from the rear! Top speed achieved on this run was 545kmh 340mph
Pan shot at about 510 km/h
Hard at work, climbing out of the Los Colorados mine with a full load of iron ore.
Butte MT is the end of the line for the beautiful Homestake Pass. The line was used by the Northern Pacific for passenger service mostly because of its superb scenery. The right of way and the tra... (more)
Seen at the Empalme Norte Junction from the left to the right:
- Ferronor 410 ex-Dt-13-010, model GM/EMD GR12U, built in 1962 in the USA, builder’s number #26901... (more)