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)
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)
Autumn Morning. This photo reminded me of Jim Thias's Amtrak photo (decades later, of course). Canadian National CN 7312. bw
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)
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)
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
It's late, around the bend the last few Westbound commuter passengers anticipate arrival in PA from NJ.
B&O EMC EA No. 51
The first streamlined diesel locomotive delivered to the B&O, No. 51 set a stylistic precedent for future generations of EMC /EMD streamlined diesels. Seen here in the... (more)
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)
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)
Pan shot of MCRR RR #18 prior to reaching Bartle, CA.
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)
Pere Marquette #1225 - steam as steam should be. Southbound, towards Owosso, MI. One of my personal favorites.
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)
The Conestoga: The Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road was chartered April 4, 1833 to build a line between Philadelphia and Reading along the Schuylkill River. This, the second oldest survi... (more)