Norfolk and Western 611 charges towards Lynchburg, VA with a full train of eager railfans tied to its draw bar.
By 1959 diesels had replaced the J class 4-8-4's on Norfolk and Western passenger trains. The few J's that remained continued to earn revenue for the railroad by hauling freight and even powered l... (more)
N&W 611 and NKP 587 doublehead the 1989 "Independence Limited" eastbound past the remains of the coaling tower at Farm.
Union Pacific 4-8-4 No. 844 passes UP EMD SD70M No. 4295 powering a UP Operations Lifesaver special at Lucerne, Colorado, on April 27, 2006. A busy day for passenger specials on the Greeley Subdiv... (more)
Reading Railroad #2124 is a T1 class 4-8-4 built by the Reading Company in January 1947. The locomotive is now on static display at the Steamtown National Historic Site.
Dutch door view climbing between Cheyenne and Laramie.
The rear of the NRHS Denver/Laramie special back in 1977 stopped at Greeley,CO.. Milwaukee Road Engineer Ron Morales stands at attention for the camera.It's hard to believe that's 41 years ago.
H220, unofficially known as 'Heavy Harry,' is the star attraction of the Australian Railway Historical Society's museum at North Williamstown. Built in 1941, Harry was the largest locomotive ever ... (more)
The SP 4449 makes its way east to Wishram on day 3 of 4 days as an Imax move star.
#261 steps out from Duluth across to Superior without diesel assistance. A planned return to Duluth in June 2018, billed as a PTC fundraising effort, was designed with cooperation from Amtrak, in... (more)
"Ya' in, ya' out? Ya' in, ya' out?" as a popular syndicated radio host might say....there is a June 2018 return to Duluth scheduled for #261, but will the recent Amtrak declaration get i... (more)
Without any camera equipment on front, 4449 looks like a classic steam era express as it rolls into the eastern Colombia river basin. A few miles ahead, it will wye at the Celilo bridge.
Anxious feelings of defeat turn to joy as the sun opens up on 4449.
The eastbound Daylight special passes the reservation site at Cook under a subtle mist.