They said I seemed to know a little about a steam engine (Ha, fooled them!) and they let me take fireman lessons all the way up and all the way back. Can't beat that. A special thanks to everyon... (more)
It's a miserable rainy day and the NB East Tennessee Chapter NRHS excursion has stopped for water but what's better than steam in bad weather.
"Houston, we have a problem..." The crew of the High Iron team eyeball a development with the left front cylinder that will cripple it for the remainder of the trip. By this time, N&W SD45 #171... (more)
Moving on the siding to exchange cars at Light Milling. Nice blue on blue this morning.
The Clarkia Turn is moving through the sharp horseshoe curve at Mashburn on it's way home to St. Maries. The siding is often used to store log flats and prevented me from taking this shot on my ea... (more)
Pulling into Moscow with the Steamtown excursion, #3254 finds the Delaware Lackawanna Portland turn waiting on the siding. The DL #3000, originally from British Columbia Railway should feel right ... (more)
With cameras covering every road crossing and feature from Owosso to Alma, it was difficult to find a unique point of view. While 100 plus fans aimed their lenses at this structure, I found this q... (more)
Thanks SP for giving us SD-40s longer. Somehow I just like the old "basics" a little better than -2s, at least in terms of looks. Prominent spotting feature of SP rebuild seems to be the larger ... (more)
A helper set has finished a push and waits to return to Binghamton. As I recall these were the very first U-23Bs. Note the short "wings", indicative of the very early production units.
The second two units are GP30s # 965 and 943. The train is the early morning "Pick Up" at Milledgeville, IL (122 miles from Chicago on the Twin Cities Line). If the train had a number, it was ne... (more)
The local moves east on the siding as the tail end of 22A comes by on the main.
IN THE LATE AFTERNOON LIGHT OF 03/27/87 THIS NB FREIGHT WITH A C-30-7 IS STOPPED AT CULLMAN, AL
Note crew sitting on road crossing, awaiting the meet
INRD power sits at Bloomington.
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