Following the Cheat River along some of the most inaccesible terrain in the entire State of West Virginia, B&O GP9. No. 6641 and its short mixed freight consist battle heavy trains as they operate... (more)
The 4-8-4 tender steam locomotive AT6 from the PLM Company has been built in 1927 by Batignolles-Châtillon in Nantes. It has been withdrawn from active service on the SNCF lines in 1968.
On 17 January 1925, the Compagnie des Chemins de Fer de l’Est took delivery of their first high-speed locomotive at the Epernay works, the 241 A1, number 41 001. The engine they acquired provided ... (more)
When the first high-altitude railways were built, snow was initially cleared by hand by workmen known as “cantonniers de la voie”. In 1908, snow ploughs began to appear when the Compagnie des chem... (more)
Locomotives 98 and 58 burst to life in Marshallton Yard to help get some drafts through the fires.
Two SD70Ms race through Ames, Iowa on Track 2 with a baretable train of Spine Cars heading west towards Boone for a crew change and will continue west towards Council Bluffs and beyond.
Part of the steam crew does last minute preparations before departing on the first steam excursion of the season on this Memorial Day Weekend.
Steam locomotive 231 H 8, built in 1912 as PLM #6143, later named 231 A 43, rebuilt in 1930 to 231 E 43, it finally became SNCF 231 H 8. The locomotive is shown here with special decoration to ha... (more)
The 1500 Volt DC electric locomotive E-4002 from the Compagnie du Midi has been built in 1922 by the Compagnie Électrique de France in Tarbes. The original painting was "porcelain white". These lo... (more)
Running tender forward, the first steam excursion of the season rolls along the stick rail approaching the YMCA Camp after crossing the high bridge between Fraser and Boone.
After hooking up back to their train after running around it at Fraser Siding, the brakeman hooks up the air hoses and the train will soon depart to head back to Boone.
A westbound stack train led by UP #8788 races into the town of Boone, Iowa as rain continues to fall and will continue to fall for most of the entire weekend.
Full Speed ahead Captain! 1/20th zoom pan of locomotive 98.
An Amtrak regional with a pretty beat up P32 on the point rolls through Amsterdam, New York under a now retired New York Central signal bridge.