Its hard to imagine that at one point this wild stretch of railroad saw upwards of 12 mainline freights a day, traveling at speeds of up to 50 MPH! Now adays, its equally hard to imagine what keep... (more)
IC&E SD40-2 idles away in the NS/PBNE River Yard. CP no longer operates trains into Allentown, making this shot impossible now. All good things must come to an end I suppose.
Shadows of Modern Technology This classic trademark could be found with any older signals all over the country 20 years ago. But today, codeline and the signals that it went hand and hand w... (more)
I don't think we're in Denver anymore, Toto! The last 2 remaining painted Rio Grande GP40-2's are paired together on today's WE 643 Westland Run as they cross over the Parkway West. The Nor... (more)
C'mon Feel the Illinois! A fixture on the NS' 554/555s the last month, NS 1072 leads Western PA coal north to the Cleveland Electric Illuminating plant in Avon, OH.
In happier days, CP 2317 leads the Scranton Limited through the yard at Steamtown. Now the 2317 sits cold, her flue time expired and her operational future uncertain.
Railfanning with Mother Nature at the Strasburg Rail Road - nice catching up with you! We should do this more often!
Norfolk Southern heritage unit (VGN) 1069 rolls train 889 East past the station at Lewistown, Pa. on 05-03-13.
Eastbound stacks pass under the 4 track PRR signal bridge in Derry which once hosted a roundhouse, commuter yard and helper base back in the day...
Strasburg's 3 PM train traverses the Amish countryside and takes the main as it approaches Groff's Grove at Cherry Hill. A few photographers on the hillside get their shots before rejoining an in... (more)
The eastbound Pennsylvanian powers into Latrobe Station for a pick up.
PRR Class L1s 2-8-2 #520
PRR's 2-8-2 #520 makes it's full profile debut on RP. Built by Baldwin in 1916, the engine was donated to the museum in Dec. 1979 spending much of it's life outdoors... (more)
Built in 1910 for the Pennsylvania Railroad, this Industrial Works steam crane arrived at Strasburg in 1971 and sits on a spur by restoration shops.
Would it not be awesome to see it in action... (more)