VIII. Locomotive Parade in Békéscsaba
CP 8557 from an engineers perspective.
With the snow/rain mix under some dark and dreary weather outside, the cab interior of former Erie Mining Company F9(A) 4214 looks a little rough and about the same as the weather outside, the r... (more)
A rare look at the hostler controls inside the freshly overhauled CP Rail F9B #1900. The single chime horn cord is just out of the frame to the left and the bell is operated by the valve under the... (more)
On the tangent after Valle engineer Richard Ferguson notches out his aging MLW cab unit to maintain a speed shy of 40 mph with 473 tons in tow. The view along the tracks lead to Sitgreaves Mountai... (more)
On the return trip to Williams GCR-fireman Ted Nahpi enjoys the sunny ride through the Kaibab National Forest south of Grand Canyon village.
The cab of Amtrak Veteran's Unit #42 is as impeccable as the exterior. The crews at Beech Grove did an excellent job of painting this locomotive inside and out. In an initiative tied to this spe... (more)
It may have looked battered and bruised but this F9 earned its keep as long as LTV Steel mining was alive.
The are few places that are more insane or awesome as a moving steam locomotive cab. It is made of antique metal, crazy appurtenances, an inferno inches away, dirt, banging plates, clanking chain... (more)
Interior cab view of old wooden SP snow dozer-flanger now on static display at Train Mountain Railroad Club grounds.
VII. Locomotive Parade in Békéscsaba
Locomotive #0900 sits Track 6 tied onto the South end of the Essex Clipper Dinner Train as it pumps up the air to start the Initial Terminal Test before being moved over to the Main track f... (more)
The cab of Clinchfield No. 1, former Black Mountain, built in 1882. After being restored and used in excursion service in the 1970s, it was sent to the B&O Museum for exhibit in the 1980s.