EBT narrow gauge hoppers at rust at the north end of the East Broad Top Mount Union Yard. The hopper cars have sat here, frozen in time, since the railroad closed back on April 13, 1956. Though ... (more)
Railway to Heaven. The historic cog railway in Mount Washington has been taking people to Heaven (the Summit of Mount Washington) via steam engi... (more)
2 QJ's and an S-3 find themselves in an unusual setting - rural Illinois. Look in the background and you'll see the National Railway Equipment Deadline full of diesels whose time has already come... (more)
Places to go, people to meet - Amtrak's Acela Express races the sun southbound past Perryville en route to Washington, D.C. A zoom Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: Bombardier/Alstom Acela Express TrainsetLocation: Perryville, Maryland, USALocomotive #: AMTK 2036Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 23, 2011
Over the river and through the woods... All decked out in Holiday trim, former PRR Doodlebug No. 4662 traverses the bridge at Wooddale over the Red Clay Creek after exiting a rock cut. P... (more)
Silver halide memories - SP units 8639, 7307, 7417 and an unidentified engine make their way up Cajon Pass to the summit. I sure miss what little I saw of the SP.
SLSTA ran Frisco #1522 on an excursion from St. Louis to Hannibal, MO - here she is enroute headed North. A freight derailment on the same line would force the passengers home via bus, but it was... (more)
Streamlined for speed! Railroad: Pennsylvania RailroadLocomotive: EMD E8(A)Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: PRR 5809Train ID: AMTK 975Photo Date: July 08, 2007
Look! There just ahead!! It's a bird, it's a train - it's Aerotrain! Built by GM to "save the industry" in 1955, the train was lightweight and streamlined utilizing a set of modified GM Truck &... (more)
The East Broad Top 1910 built two stall engine house located in Mount Union, PA. The building received a new roof in 1993 and was made more secure. It is equipped with pits under both tracks and... (more)
Window of Opportunity While on an excursion from the B&O Railroad Museum to a site near it's maintenance shops, I had a chance to capture PRR #4876, the GG1 that is best known for crashing... (more)
The crew at Steamtown wrap up a beautiful days excursion at 3:30 PM and put CP #2317 - an iron horse - into her stall in the roundhouse.
Autumn Morning. This photo reminded me of Jim Thias's Amtrak photo (decades later, of course). Canadian National CN 7312. bw
Norfolk and Western's "M" Class No. 382 and No. 475, both 4-8-0 Mastodons, bask under the light of a full Moon (and a few well placed floods) for a photo shoot with Lerro Productions at the... (more)
Starry starry night: A steam powered freight train on N&W's Abingdon branch passes a dairy farm late one night under a starry sky in Virginia. Lighting compliments of Lerro Productions.