Firing the cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 # 4 with a loaded 4 car train on the 11.0 % grade up to the Furka. Boiler pressure needle shows 13,5 bar (192 PSI), the coal is of good quality and the f... (more)
1500hp prime mover of this BLH, built in Edistone, PA. This is an export Road Freight imported to our country Between 1953 and 1954 and numbered #5001 to #5051. There were assigned to Ferrocarril ... (more)
Often forgotten and at times neglected, the mainline that stretches from Ronkonkoma to Greenport goes through some of the most scenic parts of Long Island. We are passing through the heart of wine... (more)
Cab ride in a GP9 = ✔️. BLOL 7591 is the unit in charge of the very short train today as we head Eastbound towards Gibson City, IL on the old IC tracks.
I had the rare and distinct honor of photographing the AEM-7 Farewell Excursion photo op from the head end. The engineer tugs at the whistle cord to sound the horn as we proceed into the MARC sta... (more)
View into the cab of the double Gotthard locomotive Ae 8/14 # 11801, built in 1931 by SLM and BBC. The eight driven axles are powered by a Buchli single axle drive with a combined power of 5416 kW... (more)
Fireman Jeff Dolhanczyk feeds the beast.
Valley Railroad fireman Bill launches a shovefull of coal into Mikado No. 40s firebox as the train pulls an excursion northbound through Chester, Connecticut
The 102 is one of two non-rebuilt GP35's currently on Metro-North's roster. In the coming months, the 102 will be sent out to Brookville Corp for a full rebuild. To see what the cab will eventuall... (more)
After the Amtrak "Farewell to the AEM-7s" excursion on 6/18/2016, I had a chance to take a shot of the cab of the 942, the lead motor on the trip. Get these shots now, because these unit... (more)
BNSF ET44C4 3904 sits on display in the blistering heat for Galesburg Railroad Days.
What a crowd! I had the privilege of riding the cab of the AEM-7 Farewell excursion for the photo op. This shot shows the massive crowd assembled on the platform to record the historic eve... (more)
We're deadheading in the second unit of a Milwaukee Road freight train heading for either Portage or Milwaukee. A meet with Amtrak is caught through the rear window glass of the Engineer's rear do... (more)
That new locomotive smell... cab view of a brand new ACS-64.
Behind the engineer seat on CN 2165 looking south on the Memphis Sub toward CN Jct.