The Pennsylvania Railroad had 550 Class R50b express refrigerator cars. Built with four-wheel passenger trucks, they were designed for speed, largely to transport milk to urban markets. This examp... (more)
Santa Fe’s famous warbonnet perhaps looked best on an Alco PA, as Mail Train 4 arrived Kansas City Union Depot with PA 74, Oct. 30, 1966. An ATS (Automatic Train Stop) shoe is on the 3rd axle wh... (more)
Photographer: -unknown- from the original Anscochrome 35mm slide.
The 1957 NRHS convention was one for the history books. What, with excursions pulled by K's, A's, Y's, Ms, E's and even some V... (more)
All four of FEC's original SD70M-2, sidelined since December 2014, are now off the roster with FURX reporting marks. Destination unknown for the time being. They were the only units ineligible fo... (more)
Lackawanna 664 is shown switching at the Scranton yards while pulling Lehigh Valley's 353 in to its designated siding. The former Lackawanna shops are shown in the background along with some other... (more)
The children of Yoder, Wyoming, get out of class and spend a little time outside on a warm September 23, 2003, to view something rare traveling through the tiny town. Union Pacific Challenger No. ... (more)
A line of high hood GP38-2's wait to get in the shop for their conversions and a admiral cabs.
This old Alco was built in 1950 for the Washington Terminal. After ceasing operations for them, it was brought here to Possum Point to shuffle coal cars around, and after this plant converted to g... (more)
The engine on the left is 2-6-6-2 #204. You can better see it on the fabulous John West picture RPN #352652. The engine on the right hand side is Baldwin 2-10-4 #313. An engine of the same series ... (more)
Built by David Kloke and his team, the Lincoln Funeral Car is now finally complete. As it tours the country, it serves as a tribute to a great President and an important piece of bringing history... (more)
NS 8101 Leads an EB oil train snaking its way towards CP Island
I'll get by with a little help from my friends
With 12 loaded freight cars set out by Norfolk Southern the day prior, Strasburg had little choice as to which engine to use to pull the loa... (more)
The two heritage GP9s are pulling a cut out of the yard to be humped, while POED waits for a good line-up into track one with a trio of SD40s.
Engineer George Sapp takes control of the Glenbrook as it makes a run for the railfans present at its restoration debut at the Nevada State Railroad Museum
Fireman Jack Wheelihan watches and converses (more like yells) with Engineer Steve Lee on Union Pacific Challenger No. 3985 as it approaches Egbert, Wyoming, on September 23, 2003. The train will ... (more)