Engineer Joe Daily of the WMSRR 734 is assisting with the helper WM 501 for the large train up grade to Frostburg, MD.
Christmas came early this year! We were outside the shops shooting one of the various engines that the Ontario Southland Railway owns when we got a friendly wave over and were invited inside the s... (more)
Afternoon light streams into the Nevada Northern Railway enginehouse at East Ely, Nevada, on February 2, 2007. The front of NNRY 2-8-0 No. 93 almost looks like it is glowing from the sun rays filt... (more)
A pair of rare visitors to MRL's facility at Laurel in 1992 were Santa Fe 5266 (well before the BNSF merger) and a fresh BN LNG SD40-2 and its tender. I believe the 5266 (ex-Amtrak) has been saved... (more)
Engineer Mel Baughman looks over the shoulders of Machinist Gordon Olson as he performs some last minute repairs to Rio Grande “Tunnel Motor” No. 5390 at Helper, Utah, on the morning of May 21, 20... (more)
This old beater has seen better day as it rusts and decomposes for spare parts outside the shops of the GJRY.
These fuel tenders didn't last long in service.
Nice sampling of power at Santa Fe's Pueblo engine facility. The sign on the yard office is nice too.
In the Greenbrier River Valley east of Hinton under a clear winter sky, the double track intermediate signal bridge at Riffe displays a clear signal for an approaching eastbound loaded coal drag.
It's Alive!!! The 4 smokes up the shops for the first time in a couple years after having a bunch of work down to it including a new prime mover installed.
Four reflects in a nice sized pond after a day of rain. This was the first time the 4 had ran in a long time and it is only fit that a C&O engine is in the old C&O/PM roundhouse!
GTW 5941 rests on 57 track awaiting its next assignment
A large number of Union Pacific locomotives gather at North Yard in Denver, Colorado, on Sunday, October 14, 2012. North Yard is the former Rio Grande yard in Denver located on the Moffat Tunnel S... (more)
A loaded rail train rests in the siding at South Parry
A pair of GP9's suck it back at the fuel stands