This unusual crossing signal still works correctly at an apparently unused private crossing. The lights did go out when a westbound freight approached.
50 Shades of Blue. Parked amongst a handful of CSX locomotives, many of which in different CSX paint schemes, MEC 618 looks quite out of place in this sea of lighter blues and yellow... (more)
This Difco ballast car's classic friction-bearing trucks have been fitted with roller bearings.
The Exshaw switcher engines bask in the evening sun on a Sunday night.
The last of the Reading Camelbacks. Sitting on a storage track behind the Strasburg Railroad Shops is what's left of the last of the fabled Reading Camelbacks. Reading #1187 is an A4 Class... (more)
Watering a tired horse. A Lancaster & Chester crew fills the tender cistern on Baldwin #40, prior to putting her to bed for the night. A Lerro Productions charter on the New Hope & Ivylan... (more)
The Exshaw switcher engines sit in Exshaw yard on a saturday morning. Note the former British Columbia Railway pressure-loading hopper on the right.
A CP rock train with a pair of clean GP38-2's sits in Banff.
The Lafarge Cement Plant switch crew goes about its duties on a nice saturday morning. They have just pulled out of the engine shed and are going to spot some cement hoppers for loading.
Fairbanks-Morse switchers were uncommon in my area, so it was a treat to find this leased unit working on the Jersey Central at Communipaw (Jersey City) NJ. By October, 1970, B&O 9700 would be rep... (more)
Looking into the Future In a few years, hopefully, this will be a reality! UP 4014, a 4-8-8-4 steam locomotives rest at the Pomona RailGiants Train Museum, where some said it would be its f... (more)
This privately owned business car is lettered Formerly Penn Central 7.
An eastward signal near Klondike, CA stands guard as the moon rises on a cloudy night in the Mojave Desert.
Trolley Traffic Lights? In an effort to prevent collisions between the National Park Service Trolley Fleet and the motoring public, the City of Lowell Massachusetts has begun experimenting ... (more)