A rare visitor to Denver in 1968, one of UP’s great clattering U50’s dominates the ready tracks at the Pullman roundhouse. Likely the 36 came in early morning off the Julesburg line and will leave... (more)
It seems as if the shots you don't plan are the ones that turn out the best. I was on my way to go shoot an Ex BN unit in Gainesville, and as I made my way into Georgia I kept thinking to myself "... (more)
Santa Fe’s Train 15 Texas Chief derailed at Lomax, Illinois at speed, cars separating but fortunately none turned over, Nov. 2, 1967. It was caused by a broken wheel on a coach some 2.5 miles be... (more)
CN 309 leave Joffre Yard by a beautiful afternoon.
Norfolk and Western Y6a #2156 shows some articulation as it leans into the curve exiting the east portal of Welch Tunnel in Welch, West Virginia. Norfolk Southern train 956 completed the repositi... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
The long-dormant storefronts of Thurmond, West Virginia were brought to life in the fall of 1986 when the town was chosen as the location for shooting the film “Matewan”, an historical account of ... (more)
Amtrak's newest locomotive, ACS-64 642, has received the Veteran's scheme much akin to Amtrak 42.
Beavers caused this! On a fateful night in September 1993, Algoma Central’s ore train with SD40 184 and GP7 102 was descending a heavy grade when it discovered the right of way just ahead washed... (more)
The NS 4001 and NS 4000 "DC to AC" units lead the NS 757 into the West Yard in Roanoke after a trip from Belews Creek Steam Station.
UP 8069 and company rest in the Departure Yard of West Colton as a pair of SD40-2's hurry back into the yard. The crew van has just arrived, the Carmen have inspected the train, and the blue flag ... (more)
NKP #765 rumbles across the Lehigh River in Weissport, PA late in the evening on a return trip from Pittston, PA to Allentown via Jim Thorpe. Sponsored by Norfolk Southern.
Stored FM switchers on the siding at Butler Yard. Notice the cab window configurations.