Electrolocomotive Eea 936 # 131 (with a battery for the "last mile") of Stadler Rail is pulling lowfloor cars with a cab car of a "Giruno" highspeed train RABe 501 from the Stadler works in Bussna... (more)
Train Time at Brockville
Brockville, Ontario had a special appeal for observing VIA Rail operations in eastern Canada. Besides being one of the closest points on the VIA system to ... (more)
Look at Me, I'm a Steam Locomotive!Nevada Northern's pair of ALCo RS locomotives do what ALCos do: smoke like a steamer. Ironically, #109 doesn't smoke as badly now that she has had... (more)
Oregon, California & Eastern's westbound Bly Turn climbs Dairy Hill around 17 miles from tie-up at Klamath Falls. No one knew it at the time, but the railroad would cease hauling logs within two y... (more)
The painting is bigger
Green Mountain Railroad's Valentine's Day plow extra train is seen crossing the Cuttingsville Hanging Bridge with wings open in anticipation of snow impact on the east end of the bridge. The trai... (more)
Inside the cab of Wabah 1189 at the Monticello Railway Museum. It's fascinating to imagine the broad vistas along the Wabash and expanded post 1964 N&W system that could have been seen out these ... (more)
Today it finally worked out where a train was working its way south and I had some time that I could devote to a few pictures. Initially the weather was terrible in Anchorage with snow flurries an... (more)
Queenpost Turntable. The most recent addition to the infrastructure on the grounds of the WW&F Museum has also been one of the most impactful. In the fall of 2016, the volunteers construc... (more)
"South Kearny SW50-2"
On a cold and quiet night in January the South Kearny yard switcher sits at the far east end of the Tropicana Lead waiting for the next round of s... (more)
WSOR 1501 crosses Hwy D north of Random Lake, WI in October of 2009.
In the midst of an extensive 1472-day overhaul, Grapevine Vintage Railroad's weary ex-Southern Pacific ten-wheeler looks rather naked. Currently the locomotive is awaiting a new welded boiler bar... (more)
A Decade of Difference in DesignOn a smoggy day in Los Angeles, California, in June 1976, a three unit set of SDP40Fs is combined with Amtrak E9A 419. This lashup was most likely o... (more)