The KATY F3 locomotive museum gets new paint.
A pair of F units on a hazy summer day.
The Super Chief while passing by the Dick Wootton Ranch reveals its drumhead featuring a chief with headdress. As it passed I could not help but wonder what celebrities were on board that day a... (more)
Four F units are working hard as the westbound Super Chief moves past the Dick Wootton Ranch in Raton Pass.
The diesels will have contended with 6 miles of continuous 3.5% grade by the time they... (more)
And now the climax of my morning at Raton Pass, the
passage of the all-room, extra-fare Super Chief, " The
Train of the Stars", seen here on a curve just north of the Dick Wootton Ranch. The ... (more)
Most of the all-coach, extra-fare streamliner, El Capitan,
has passed into New Mexico as it enters the Raton Pass
tunnel for westbounds. The stone marker to the left of the "Lower ... (more)
Two great workhorses of the Alberta Railway Museum. F3A CN 9000, quite a youngster, manufactured in 1948 and donated to the museum in 1971; and resting after a hard days work MLW 4-6-0 CN 1392 c... (more)
The Water Gap excursion arrives back in Scranton.
The all-coach, extra-fare El Capitan is about to enter the
newer of the two tunnels at the summit of Raton Pass on
its way west. The older wood-lined tunnel was abandoned in 1949 and plugged in... (more)
The all-coach, extra-fare El Capitan will soon enter the
Raton Pass tunnel for westbounds after having gained 1,555 feet of altitude during its 15 mile journey from Trinidad.
In a scene that looks almost like an HO layout, the Water Gap excursion train makes its way around the tight curve in Cresco on its way back to Scranton. A story worth sharing involved an exchang... (more)
The Water Gap excursion train rounds the curve in Moscow on the return to Scranton.
Ex CN F3A #9000 pilots the Canada Day passenger train at the Alberta Railway Museum
1948 built ex-CN F3A 9000 leads the Canada Day long weekend passenger train at the Alberta Railway Museum.