Portrait of a classic: C&S 629’s engineer is leaning way out, looking back to the brakeman’s signals as he backs a cut of livestock cars across the South Platte River and into the labyrinth of sid... (more)
Colorado & Southern’s Globeville Branch snaked through Denver to serve the historic Globe Smelter and the city’s extensive stock yards, both of which in January, 1959, still provided enough traffi... (more)
The power behind the plow: White Pass #69. Upon viewing one of my photos of this locomotive, my colleague, Dennis Livesey once quipped: "Now there's a face only a mother could love.&qu... (more)
Locomotive No. 29 was restored by GCR in 2004. Locomotive No. 29 was built in May 1906 at ALCO's (American Locomotive Company) Pittsburgh works. The engine weighs 185 tons. It was converted by GCR... (more)
Southern Railway Ks-1 class 2-8-0 No. 630 spins on the turntable at East Chattanooga
On May 25, 1985, the Colorado Railroad Museum hosted a night photo session featuring D&RGW 2-8-0 346 and some of their narrow-gauge freight equipment.
In anticipation of warmer temperatures and mainline steam trips, here's a look back at a 21st Century Steam excursion from this past June. TVRM's former Southern Railway 2-8-0 digs into the curve ... (more)
Skip Allen eases the 93 forward
Dave Turner pulls the whistle cord as the 93 backs through Ely Yard.
Drifting down the Hiline. Nevada Northern's big Alco Consolidation #93 drifts down the Hiline near MP H6 on a cool February afternoon, hauling string of empty freight cars and a lone combin... (more)
Nevada Northern Freight pulls into East Ely yard on Valentines Day 2015.
The coal and water tower complex in the East Ely Yard is the focus of activity on this sunny, and relatively mild February morning. Two very different locomotives from the Nevada Northern ... (more)
It's not typically a good sign when you see a hot steam locomotive being pushed into a machine shop by a diesel yard goat. It generally means there's a mechanical issue, and it often means... (more)