On it's first trip to the southeast, SLRG 515 pulls up to the Batesville platform to start loading for Iowa Pacific's new Grenada Polar Express. Batesville was once home to the Illinois Cen... (more)
A Roger Puta photograph
D&RGW MOW Equipment: Cook Car 053. When a work train is out on the line, there's no telling how long the crew is going to be away from their base. Whether cleaning up a derailment, or figh... (more)
D&RGW MOW Equipment: Pile Driver OB. A crew from the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec holds a short safety briefing in front of Pile Driver OB, prior to setting the machine up and conducting... (more)
A Roger Puta photograph.
D&RGW MOW Equipment: Derrick OP. This fine example of narrow gauge Maintenance of Way (MOW) equipment is Derrick OP. Built in 1911 by the old Denver & Rio Grande Railroad's Alamosa Shops... (more)
Golden hour switching moves. Having spent the day assisting 2 Cumbres Turns out of Chama, D&RGW Locomotive #489 now begins the task of assembling a 35-car freight that will make the trip t... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Conrail Shared Asset Operations assigned SD45-2 #1700, recently painted to original Erie-Lackawanna paint, is seen on a siding at Mertztown, Pennsylvania, following a mechanical... (more)
Two of the Hartwell Railroad's Geeps take a rest on the wye just south of Toccoa. The Hartwell has an interesting fleet of locomotives, with all of them still bearing their previous owner's paint ... (more)
For the first time in 2015, Southern 630 sits at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum with a fire in its firebox. The locomotive has sat almost the entire year inside the shop getting additonal st... (more)
Brand new ET44C4 at the ferromex irapuato shops , mexico
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The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
Still in service on the eastern (Porter Line) branch of the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railway in 1977.