The private Car Montana built as a Tap Lounge for light dining and bar service on the 1947 Sreamlined Olympian Hiawatha, brings up the markers on No.14 the Coast Starlight.
Back in 1972 I had the opportunity to access Milwaukee Road's Pigs Eye Yard and was able to get up close and personal with the retarder below the hump. Here a MILW cow-calf set has shoved a string... (more)
The San Joaquin Daylight. A Roger Puta Photograph
Snowfighter crew clearing the line from Falkenburg up to Huntsville stops in at Martins to clear the siding and back track. This will make life easier for tomorrow's 595 when it comes down to swit... (more)
Setting up for the days work of rail replacement on the Mojave Sub.
A brand new RX-500 glistens in the sunlight awaiting a new home.
Framed by a spectacular Central Coast sunset, Amtrak train no. 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, rumbles back to speed after a stop at a faulty crossing near Castroville, Cal. Vintage searchligh... (more)
A Norfolk Southern engine Pushes on the rear of a southbound BNSF Double Stack going up the western slope of the Tehachapi Mountains through the Woodford Block.
An eastbound towing four radio control cars probably going to the scrapper. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph
Rail car in the Railway Museum
Coal may not be what it used to be and the trains may not roll through the community of Sproul as often as they used to, but the loyal Chesapeake & Ohio style cantilever signals still guide trains... (more)
The old Seaboard Coast Line (SCL) depot still stands in Hartsville with semaphores standing beside it in the middle of town.
A few minutes before sunset