The modern and well kept MTA Corona Yard has a feline trespasser. I watched with trepidation as the visitor came near the third rail yet this pussy didn't self immolate. Truly nine lives were with... (more)
Piercing the clouds over New York City is the 2014 Tribute In Light, the once a year commemoration of the horrific events of 9/11 2001. 88 lights were used to produce the twin light effect. On the... (more)
Even in Manhattan, famous New York City can be far away. Here at Dyckman Street in the northern panhandle of the island, you are further away from Times Square than if you lived in Brooklyn Height... (more)
Making it in New York has never been easy. Especially in the still dark days of 1993, you had to be tough for it was a fearful place to live. You developed a real attitude just in order to survive... (more)
A certain Southern gentleman who we all know and love has delighted us by showing his beloved L&N in wonderfully sylvan settings. Well, y'all, I wish to present a grittier 1993 vintage view of rai... (more)
Here about six years after the Rockhill Trolley Museum acquired her is the SEPTA Liberty Liner "Independence Hall." One half of the magnificent Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee fleet of Electrolin... (more)
Waiting, yes, we are all waiting for the 9:01 PM Tottenville-St. George train to depart. While we are waiting, we have time to ponder the astounding fact that we are in the Deep South. That's righ... (more)
Assuming the pose of a million engine crews before them, these engine men wait on the loading of their train. Although shot in 2000, I like to think this has a timeless feel.
The East Broad Top... (more)
This St Louis Car built multiple unit is the No. 801-802 Electroliner, one of two sets built for the Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad in 1941. These unique turquoise and salmon painted se... (more)
January, 21, 1963 I will remember forever. I was at home in Rye, New York and I read in the New York Times that it was the last day of operation of the Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad.... (more)
As a guy who was raised in New York and who has ridden the New Haven, the New York Central, the Pennsy, and the New York City Subway, I have seen a lot of electric action.
But not this way! Her... (more)
I missed out on the North Shore and the Roarin' Elgin. So I made it a goal not to miss the last interurban's last street running. While I would have preferred South Shore orange, I'll take this! ... (more)
1/2 half of this locomotive is a pretty darn powerful locomotive. Soon 4012's sister is to come alive, for the first time since 1959.
A study of a 60+ year old Pure Oil tank car truck journal box showing every bit of it's age.
The magnificent Tunkhannock Viaduct just after a torrential downpour.