Rollin' Shoving her train south toward the run-around siding at Deep River Landing, VALE 40 "speeds" past one of several boatyards along the Valley's route.
Time To Go. Its getting close to 9:00pm, and the P&W has completed to round trips from Woonsocket depot filled with kids (and their parents) enjoying a reading of The Polar Expre... (more)
The New Girl. Chinese-built 2-8-2 #3025, newly restored after being caught in an engine house fire in Pennsylvania, sits on the point of her second revenue train in Connecticut, awa... (more)
Saratoga Nights. After a round trip to North Creek, the S&NC sits out in the chilly night while the passengers mingle inside the station. Unfortunately, its a little late to head d... (more)
Retro Style. The southbound Adirondack flies over the Hudson en route to Saratoga Springs, Albany-Rensselaer, and New York. The lead motor and dome car are decked out in the... (more)
The Old And The New. Borrowed Arizona Eastern E8 #6070 sits on the station track at Saratoga Springs, resplendent in obviously SP-inspired colors. Meanwhile, Amtrak's Ethan Alle... (more)
Sunny Afternoon Switching. On an early February afternoon in Salt Lake City, UPY 578 rolls north along South 8th West and past a customer's lead as she goes about her tasks in front... (more)
Drive Til You See Headlights. Being from the tree-clogged east, I'm not used to being able to see the train coming for miles. Driving west from Salt Lake City, I saw UP's Marblehea... (more)
The Barrier Ahead. Making track speed as he heads west, 11J leans into the heavily-superelevated curve at Tipton. Nine miles ahead lie Altoona and the Alleghenies, which will slow ... (more)
Meet Me At Bartlett. CSRX 252 rolls into Bartlett with the Valley Train, catching a break from her usual Notch Train assignment. Holding the main is a photographer's mixed extra be... (more)
Southbound For A Change. Conway Scenic usually keeps #7470 facing north/west for practical reasons. This Sunday morning, however, was Railfan Weekend and thus, she faced toward the... (more)
One Last Thing. 7470 posed for a few night photos before she was put to bed for the night. After a Railfan's Weekend Saturday that would see her make a fairly rare trip to Bartlett... (more)
Storming Upgrade. Even though 4960 can easily handle six empty coaches up the grade at milepost 19, her crew still puts on an impressive show just before sunrise in the Arizona dese... (more)
New Arrival. The G&U's newly-acquired F7 sits under the full moon the yard at North Grafton. It will be interesting to see how much use this unit gets on the 15-mile short line.