Can you say looong? At 79" 6", it is hard to think of any locomotive longer. At least for me.
Big kudos to URHS for this magnificent restoration of one of the 16 extant GG-1's. This ... (more)
UP 1983 was leading but due to computer issues it was set out at Alda. Now UP 1989 is on the point and ready to head east but eight hours after the problems started the train has yet to get under... (more)
In early morning light, the Chicago & North Western Heritage engine hustles out of Rock River heading Eastbound.
Vermont Rail System's 50th anniversary unit. VTR 311 (beautifully painted for Vermont Rail System's 50th anniversary in 2014) is at one end of what will be the excursion train for the Glory... (more)
On the inaugural run for Terry Respondek's Squaw Creek Southern, Terry himself cracks the throttle on #11 as the train crosses Cypress Creek on the way back to Yankeetown.
"James J. Devine" A side view of New York Container Terminal (NYCT) Rail CLCX 2058 shows a distinctive name plate under the cab windows of the locomotive that read "James J.... (more)
One of BNSF's ES44AC has been converted from diesel fuel to liquid natural gas. The tank car behind the BNSF 5815 is where the LNG is stored. For some reason, mechanical issues I believe, this set... (more)
Pure Pennsy. NS 67W with the Pennsy leading, yesterday, at TIpton, Pa, MP 225, McFarland Curve. It is seen taking the signal siding to CP Antis for Rose Yard.
What Goes West, Comes Back East
Missed your shot of Amtrak's Veterans Unit on the Westbound Pennsylvanian? Fortunately the Pennsylvanian is wyed in Pittsburgh and the same cons... (more)
Amtrak Veterans Unit at Sunset
Word quickly spread of Amtrak's Saluting Our Veterans Unit being on the evening Pennsylvanian and railfans gathered trackside to document the uni... (more)
The California Zephyr speeds through the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove starting its journey west from Union Station to Emeryville.
Diesel train 19 001.7 was built 1960 by SGP-Wien (SIMMERING-GRAZ-PAUKER) for private special trips. There are two command posts. First class seats 9 (2+1), second class with 28 seats (2+2). There ... (more)
The original N&S heritage unit looks brilliant under the flashes on a cool, late summer evening in Asheville, NC as it arrives with train 744 in tow.
NS 154 charges through Seneca, SC, approaching the signals at North Seneca with NS 6920, the commemorative veterans unit, doing the honers.
The original N&S heritage unit leads westbound empty hopper train 745 under the freshly restored highway 70 arch bridge over the French Broad river near Del Rio, TN.