A home built box car is seen near the location of the East Broad Top Railroad Coal Washing Plant in Mt Union PA. This car, along with its hundred or so brethren, has sat here since April 13, 1956 ... (more)
A 70,000 lbs coal hopper car has been shoved on it's side so that the trucks could be harvested for a now aborted 3 foot narrow gauge passenger car build. This affords a seldom seen under side vie... (more)
Canadian Pacific Railway 2929
Whyte System Type: 4-4-4
Builder: Canadian Locomotive Company
Date Built: March 1938
Builder's Number: 1943
Cylinders (diameter x st... (more)
Sewell Valley Railroad (2nd) 1
Meadow River Lumber Company 1
Whyte System Type: 2-truck Shay-geared
Builder: Lima Locomotive Works, Lima, Ohio
Date Built: May 1910
CPR 2929 and CPR 1246 are on the turntable in Riverside Vermont during the Steamtown Railfan Weekend October 24, 1981. CPR 1246 is providing the steam for No. 2929 who has not run since the 1950's... (more)
Many residents in the outer boroughs of New York City refer traveling to Manhattan as "going to the City." You can see why here.
At one of the edges of this metropolis, this is the view from th... (more)
Steamtown action with "The Ice Train!"
CN 3254 is hauling it's special train uphill from Scranton to Tobyhanna, PA. It is seen at MP 114.92 EB while approaching the Lehigh Road cross... (more)
It's 7:16 PM and my fellow New Yorkers are transferring in a dash from the N or Q train to the No. 7 to further their journey from Manhattan deeper into Queens. The white skyscraper over the train... (more)
I went out West to find me some pretty
S curves and mountains…Actually I just went north of New York City up the river to Storm King Mountain and got nice autumn colors. Hopefully one of the CSX... (more)
MTA's New York City Transit's brand new $1.4 billion Fulton Center shows off it's awe-inspiring view. This is the center piece of the building, a skylight known as the oculus. This will bring welc... (more)
New York's jewel box of transportation, Grand Central Terminal takes a haughty look at the little gnats, also known as cars, swarming around it one evening.
Dawn burns the side of a New York City Transit F train R-38 cars stopped at Smith & 9th Street station while the commuters inside head to work in Brooklyn or "The City." (Which is Manhat... (more)
No story. I just liked the polished locomotive and the rusty wheels. I also like how they have one matching color.
I would have to say that being a railfan in Manhattan is probably a bit different than what most fans in North America experience. I live on an island of only 22.96 square miles of area but I shar... (more)
What a long strange trip it has been for Pennsylvania Railroad K-4s No. 1361.
Built in 1918 in the roads own Altoona Shops, it ran off 2.5 million miles of faithful service before being plinthe... (more)