The 491 heads west toward Glenwood, MN as the sky catches fire from a chilly, late fall sunrise.
Chesapeake & Ohio 2-6-6-6 No 1629 was built by the Lima Locomotive Company in 1944, one of 25 Alleghenies in the third order of these locomotives. These H-8 Class single-expansion articulateds had... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr's trio of EMD F9s claw into the 2% grade, just (timetable) east of the lower horseshoe curve at Gilluly, Utah. In the background, US Highway 6 takes a more direct and steeper... (more)
the power and some stack cars sit near the Seligman depot after an eastbound derailed and the power shown on a westbound sideswiped the derailed eastbound near West Crookton the previous day. Ther... (more)
A trio of Union Pacific SD7s and SD40-2s await an assignment at UP North Yard in Salt Lake City. It appears there must have been a big rain shower earlier in the day.
A northbound empty hopper train works its way across the famous Clinchfield RR "Copper Creek Viaduct" during the last of the afternoon light on this Fall afternoon. This particular angle wont be n... (more)
Just around the point from Celilo heading east along the Columbia River.
A properly lit Big Boy.
Eastbound double Joe with dead box cab in tow pulls through the yard at Haugan
WS-SB Mikado #834 resting at Winston Salem, NC in this March 1957 view. [Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink]
Durham & Southern 2-10-0 #200 working at Dunn, NC in this February 1954 scene. [Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink]
Waiting to depart. Fresh made taconite pellets bound for Mexico steam away on a early cool, crisp morning at the United Taconite facility on Minnesota's Iron Range. The crew (and train) arrived i... (more)
Eastbound Virginian Rwy coal loads working upgrade near Clark Gap, WV in February 1957. Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink.
N&W Y6a #2170 resting between trips at Roanoke, VA in this 1957 winter scene. Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink.
PRR steam lays over at Bay Head Jct. This 3751 did not lead an illustrious life after retirement like the one on the west coast, unfortunately.