The original bridge over the Des Moines River at this location 3 miles west of Boone was constructed by the Chicago and North Western from 1899-1901, and eventually was named the Kate Shelley Brid... (more)
All in the family: Running on Santa Fe’s half of the famous Joint Line, Forth Worth & Denver F7A 751-A with 9,500 hp worth of EMD first-generation units lead a northbound Colorado & Southern freig... (more)
Different eras of streamliners, as NJT PL42AC 4026 and ex NYC observation car Babbling Brook share space at the M&E locomotive shop. The NJT 4026 is being used as a test model by Alstom to experim... (more)
A Union Pacific manifest train winds its way through the sweeping curves of Altamont Pass as it heads east out of Livermore, California. The recent rains have brought life to the normally dry brow... (more)
The WofA local waits just short of the crossing as an eastbound Southern train (I think it's 136) comes over Second Avenue and around the curve.
After a trip in from White River, VIA 186 approaches downtown Sudbury for its destination station stop before parking in the yard.
The restored P&LE freight station has been around for awhile now and if it could talk it would have plenty of stories to share of the good old days of steam passing by and the amount of people tra... (more)
A friendly wave to the crew of 729 as a local on his way to work gets stopped by the train doing some switching.
Four brand new ES44C4 (BNSF 7954, BNSF 7953, BNSF 7956, BNSF 7955) are on their maiden run across the Arizona Divide as they head down the 1.4 percent grade out of Crozier Canyon at Valentine.
A view from a time before the BB operated a LOT less trackage than they do now. In just a few years, the BB would go from a sleepy branchline operator to the largest shortline operator in Virgini... (more)
With the formation of Conrail the DT&I gained operating rights into the L&N yard at DeCousery KY. This motive power might have come off DC 7.
Gresley A4 pacific 60009 Union of South Africa waits to reverse into the Crewe Heritage Centre with a positioning move from York via Carnforth
In the last glowing rays of the day the fresh orange paint of ICG 7738, a Paducah built GP8, glows extra bright. 7738 transformed over the past two years from a rag tag painted donated unit to a s... (more)