Heber Valley's former Great Western 2-8-0 #75 had the honors this day in September of 2001. Today she is under restoration with hopes to get her ready very soon now that Heber's former UP #618 ha... (more)
Autumn Morning. This photo reminded me of Jim Thias's Amtrak photo (decades later, of course). Canadian National CN 7312. bw
A relic from the Bayou. Missisippi Central, a 1925 Baldwin 4-4-0, is seen here in her W&W livery making her way over the Red Clay Creek in the undeveloped forests of the first state to join the U... (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)
February was a month to remember In Southwest Virginia, where heavy snow fall and strong winds created several snow banks along the 55 mile Abingdon Branch. N&W 4-8-0 #382 is captured here edging... (more)
Reading G-1sa Pacific #111 - Built by the Reading Company
The 10th preserved Reading built steam engine that you never knew about - yes, it's a scale model, but this 1930's functional... (more)
The B&O Memnon No. 57: The Memmon was built in 1848 by the New Castle Manufacturing Company in Delaware on a sub-contract from the Baldwin Locomotive Works, B&O #57 entered service in July... (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
Pere Marquette #1225 - steam as steam should be. Southbound, towards Owosso, MI. One of my personal favorites.
Union Pacific Railroad's historic steam locomotive, No. 844, celebrates the railroad’s history and heritage with a first ever jaunt into New Mexico.
Pan shot of MCRR RR #18 prior to reaching Bartle, CA.
Built by Baldwin in 1896, this narrow gauge engine started it's career as Florence & Cripple Creek #10. It later became Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Railroad #36, then Uintah Railway #12, 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.
The modern day UNDEAD sit in storage at Rose Yard in Altoona, PA.
Amtrak E-60 #603
From the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania's web site:
When Amtrak started operations on May 1, 1971, it initially relied on an inherited and aging fleet of G... (more)