Evening Star, Class 9F. 2-10-0 built in 1960 and it was the last steam locomotive to be built for British Railways. It was only in service for five years as it was withdrawn in 1965. It has been ... (more)
View is looking north from the throat of the South Yard at BNSF’s Alliance, Nebraska terminal. Trains are staged in this yard to leave in 3 directions of the compass. Loads leave here to go east ... (more)
An array of power rests at the Chamblee Yard office on a balmy June morning. Behind us was P76 and crew readying to leave for Atlanta.
It's a rather chilly morning with the temperature around -5 degrees as both the Buck and Longmont Switch power can be seen parked waiting to go to work later today. Power from both Burlington Nort... (more)
Hidden gems of the Mountain State... Rusting away on the last section of Western Maryland mainline rail outside of downtown Webster Springs, an American Car and Foundry Co. 1928 built wheel set re... (more)
Two days ago we moved from a big quiet 4br house way out on Long Island into a tiny 1br apartment closer to NYC for a few months. Doesn't sound like much fun, but on the plus side there are some *... (more)
The SNCF 241 P 17 is charging through the Saint Louis station en route to Basel.
Looking east on the Western Maryland mainline toward Slatyfork, the Elk River bridge and much of the former mainline rail remain in place, outside of downtown Webster Springs. Coal mining operatio... (more)
The Western Maryland of Webster Springs... When one envisions the mainline and branch lines of the Western Maryland, the community of Webster Spring doesn't immediately stand out as a geographical... (more)
A very big pleasure for the little children! The Märlitram (= myth-tramway) makes every day in december until Christmas roundtrips for 20 minutes through the city of Zürich. This oldtimer is built... (more)
Early morning light sees this westbound stacker, snaking its way through Kingman Canyon, AZ on Veterans Day 2013
It's just after sunrise as a westbound empty coal train makes its way west towards the Moffat Tunnel through Rocky just west of Denver on November 15, 2013.
Slowing for the approach and stop signal at Eisele Siding, the DPU brings up the rear of this loaded coal train as the train negotiates the s-curve in Coal Creek Canyon.
Southbound headed by SD70ACe/45 #9568.
Late afternoon along the Cima Subdivision of the former Los Angeles and Salt Lake...sees this westbound manifest glide downgrade.