Four years ago yesterday, the Oregon Rail Heritage Center opened up in Portland, Oregon, officially giving the public an legal interactive setup to view the city's three steam engines in one locat... (more)
A Southern Railway derrick assigned to Asheville waits to see if it will ever be called to duty.
Oakdale Tennessee was a division point of the second and third districts of the Southern now NS CNO&TP. Here we find the conductor of a northbound ballast train about to board his caboose.
With the loadout supports now replaced and the derailed coal hoppers removed, work has begun on new track that was displaced by the derailment. Several loaded hoppers were pulled, literally, thru ... (more)
The dispatcher crosses over a Santa Fe eastbound at Sandcut from Track Two to Track One. As soon as the SP's conductor is finished with his roll-by, the SP will proceed down the hill into Bakersfi... (more)
Overhead view of Amtrak's Beech Grove shops, showing Trim Shop #1 and #2 and the transfer table in between them.
Drone flown with permission from Beech Grove safety and Amtrak PD. Please ... (more)
At sunset, a bay window caboose punctuates the end of an eastbound Western Pacific manifest.
One of Santa Fe's ubiquitous cupola cabooses brings up the rear and of an eastbound at tunnel 2.
Trains don't come 'round here no more... The greens of Summer are slowly reclaiming the upper stretch of the Clearfork Branch, which once hosted three coal loadouts and almost daily traffic up int... (more)
On July 19, 2003, Union Pacific’s Cheyenne, Wyoming, yard is jam-packed with a nice variety of freight cars.
Having originated out of John Sevier Yard in Knoxville, TN, a coal train derailed a week ago under the Middlesboro Mining loadout. Two hoppers were rerailed with another suffering damage and skidd... (more)
SP style B semaphore signal at MP 1017.6 on the SP Tucson Division.
A Frisco boxcar was part of MOW equipment parked at St. Michael.
For my 4500th contribution on Railpictures I choose this "moonlight special" as a tribute to the Gotthard mountain line, with the famous loops around Wassen. In a double longtime exposur... (more)
Waiting to be utilized again, rows of used plows are lined up in the outdoor storage yard at the Downing B. Jenk’s Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 18, 2015.