The Volks Electric Railway opened in 1883,and runs from Brighton Pier to a station at the Marina (Black Rock station).The line is a mile long,825mm gauge,and is powered by a 110volt D.C. third rai... (more)
The end of the day finds brakeman Bill Baskerville waiting atop boxcar 309 to release the brake. Meanwhile engineer Gordon Cook, and fireman Joe Fox bring WW&F Ry No 10 around their train at"Top o... (more)
A collection of characters waits by the main, as a typical WW&F Ry freight rolls past Head Tide Tank and onto points south. Actually it's the last set-up of the day during the museum's "Annual Pic... (more)
A lot of old power await their fate in the Galesburg Engine Facility.
Train wreck near Oaro, New Zealand. In search of a nice spot to take a picture of the evening northbound freight train we stumbled over this instead. Unfortunately I don't know what locomotive thi... (more)
I was 32 days too late.
Railroad interlocking towers are rare and getting even more so. So when I finally was able to visit one of the most storied towers in the land, it was with a heavy heart ... (more)
A BNSF train lights up the signal in Mojave with clear skies above.
A UP train streaks by ex ATSF signal in the dead of night.
"SHADOW OF A DOUBT"
The closed Musselman plant stands tall trackside in Inwood, WV on the former Cumberland Valley Railroad as the night switcher crew of the W&W returns from... (more)
"THE HIGH ROAD"
Looking up from the middle of Canal Road on the Maryland side at the steel support structure and deck plate girder spans of Norfolk and Western Bridge No. 699... (more)
A Union Pacific 10 car special heads through the Big Ten Curves toward Denver. The Denver skyline can be see in the upper right. Maybe the same Officer's Special photographed by James Belmont th... (more)
A piece of equipment used by a UP tie gang rambles slowly through CP Salt Lake City, bound for the Rose Park Spur to tie up for the day.
Not sure what this is, but it has seen better days! It carries the number CP 19 on the other end. Seen at the Eastern Idaho RR point at Twin Falls, ID. WAMX 3922 is also present.
The signal at 142.2 stands tall as another sun sets.