Buckin' rivets. After placing a cherry-hot rivet into the steam chest of a locomotive under repair, a railroad shop material handler watches as her two colleagues hammer that rivet into pla... (more)
Tied down for the weekend.
Keeping the home fires burning. It's the fall of 1944 and America is waging war against the forces of evil in both Europe and the Pacific. With much of its able-bodied young and middle-age... (more)
GNRR 8705 basks in the afternoon sun outside of the Georgia Northeastern's shops in the quite town of Tate.
Doesn't look too bad to have been taken with a broken lens...
Utah Railway 3001 is being turned on the wye at the Martin, Utah yard. The wye is located on a high, narrow fill and a derailment on the tail of the wye could easily result in an overturned engin... (more)
Bedtime for 486. The late summer sun is only about 30 minutes from the horizon and the shadows are long in the Durango Yard. The regular train crews are off the clock and headed home as th... (more)
As I was working at my job in the eastern Utah gas fields I was keeping an eye out for any activity on the nearby Deseret Power Ry. but did not see anything. I should have seen a train after a cou... (more)
Two pieces of Norfolk Southern equipment are seen here at the Southeastern Railway Museum for their 'Trains, Trucks and Tractors' event. NS SD40 #3170 was a big hit and could hardly be photographe... (more)
Norfolk Southern's newest addition to the heritage fleet sits on display at the Southeastern Railway Museum for their 'Trains, Trucks and Tractors' event.
"Big Joe" tamper at work. As I've noted many times, the crews at the WW&F strive to authentically re-create 2 ft. railroading in the early 1900s. Wherever possible, they attempt ... (more)
Lining and leveling....the old fashioned way. A WW&F Section Gang gives a hard heave into their lining bars as Road Foreman Dana Deering (kneeling in the gauge) watches with a keen eye to v... (more)
After hitting a truck along the Villa Grove sub near Goodwine, IL a month or so ago, UP 7464 sits in Villa Grove yard for another evening. There is also a boxcar on a flatcar behind it..
Fire Up 611's Cheri George. If you enjoyed seeing the beautiful Norfolk & Western J-Class #611 out on the high iron this summer, here's one of the people you can thank. Cheri George, a Geo... (more)
Steam Power: The unique cylinders and drive shaft of the Climax, doing what they were built to do.