"9P" (0-6-0) steam locomotive stands against the backdrop of the blast furnace shop of the first steel plant of Nizhny Tagil. This is unique plant & museum on open air in the world, occupied an ar... (more)
A pair of Pan Am Railways MEC C40-8s, 7605 and 7541, bracket a soon to be replaced SD40-2M 601, as the weekly slurry train, symbol BFPO, departs Vermont Rail System's GMRC Bellows Falls Subdivisio... (more)
A collection of used and abused EMD products that have remained at Balmer Yard for sometime. The SD9s were originally kept near the military base but had been moved recently to the roundhouse area... (more)
In less than 24 hours, if the schedule holds, the first train will cross the new Sound Transit Tacoma bridge. The old 4 steel beam bridge across G street has been dismantled, along with the Milw... (more)
It's only 11 AM on Monday morning, but quite the crowd has gathered to enjoy the warm weather at the lake at Pocono Summit. Most of the crowd is completely oblivious to the set of 5 ALCOs heading ... (more)
Union Pacific 8766 leads the five day old MNPRV out of Tunnel 39 at Cisco. Feet of Sierra Snow covering Tunnels 4 and 39 are evidence of recent winter storms. Those storms caused washouts along th... (more)
Not any majestic or amazing sight, just a trace of the past. For a hundred years each station had a warehouse like this, there are now only a few left. On this abandoned branch line this building ... (more)
C&O "Yellow Belly" #490
One of my all time favorite locomotives - this time, a rarely seen view of the fireman's side, thanks to a vacant track to the right left by the Museum's Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)Locomotive: Steam 4-6-4Location: Baltimore, Maryland, USALocomotive #: CO 490Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 02, 2016
The Alaska Railroad crew aboard train 125N is seen backloading the CN-bound barge at the Port of Whittier with GP40-2s 3012, 3006 and GP38-2 2004 doing the honors. The trio of flat car spacer/idl... (more)
Friday the 13th brought an interesting pair of eastern high-hoods to Albina Yard. Does anyone know the story on this?
Pan Am Railways' first repainted ex-CSXT C40-8 #7552 is seen on a three-car office car special train over the GMRC Bellows Falls Subdivision diamond at Bellows Falls on the way back to Maine after... (more)
Comstock: MP 46.6. A V&T Freight traverses the wide, sweeping horseshoe curve at American Flat on a chilly winter afternoon, en route to its destination at Virginia City, roughly 5 rail mil... (more)
"The door is closed!" Steve Barry's cry rang across the Ocotillo Wells desert, the four words none of us thought we'd hear on a 100°+ day. Nevertheless, the second departure from the US Gy... (more)
A westbound intermodal sails through the heart of the Mojave's 'Grand Canyon'. There are few places in Southern California that are so desolate and ruggedly beautiful as Afton Canyon!
WMSR 734 rounds Helmstetter's Curve on a Carl Franz Photo Special.