Conductor and engineer exchange times before highballing to points west.
Held for orders. A westbound stack train waits for clearance.
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City Diesel Shop, which opened in 1955, employed 500 workers during its peak in the 1970s. The shop was sold to the Utah Transit Authority in 2003, and renamed the Warm S... (more)
Recycling in Eritrea.Almost everything is recycled in this country. This old third class passenger car became the home of a family in the suburbs of the country capital Asmara. It is still wearing... (more)
Enjoyed a wonderful evening at the Railgiants Museum in Pamona. Learned some new tricks from Steve Crise, with some talented actors and actresses among their great collection of eguipment.
For many passengers on the Norfolk and Western H Line this was their first thing that greeted them after crossing the Potomac River into West Virginia. Th... (more)
The Volks Electric Railway opened in 1883,and runs from Brighton Pier to a station at the Marina (Black Rock station).The line is a mile long,825mm gauge,and is powered by a 110volt D.C. third rai... (more)
The end of the day finds brakeman Bill Baskerville waiting atop boxcar 309 to release the brake. Meanwhile engineer Gordon Cook, and fireman Joe Fox bring WW&F Ry No 10 around their train at"Top o... (more)
A collection of characters waits by the main, as a typical WW&F Ry freight rolls past Head Tide Tank and onto points south. Actually it's the last set-up of the day during the museum's "Annual Pic... (more)
A lot of old power await their fate in the Galesburg Engine Facility.
Train wreck near Oaro, New Zealand. In search of a nice spot to take a picture of the evening northbound freight train we stumbled over this instead. Unfortunately I don't know what locomotive thi... (more)
I was 32 days too late.
Railroad interlocking towers are rare and getting even more so. So when I finally was able to visit one of the most storied towers in the land, it was with a heavy heart ... (more)
A BNSF train lights up the signal in Mojave with clear skies above.
A UP train streaks by ex ATSF signal in the dead of night.
"SHADOW OF A DOUBT"
The closed Musselman plant stands tall trackside in Inwood, WV on the former Cumberland Valley Railroad as the night switcher crew of the W&W returns from... (more)