April 30th, 1971 marked the end of most private intercity rail service in the US. Although I was struggling to finish at Circle campus and was scheduled to work that evening I spent most of the d... (more)
The Interstate Railroad's last RS-3s have been dispatched to Georgia by the Southern, and one of the replacements is shown idling in the "pit" at Andover just a couple of weeks after the... (more)
The Seminole Gulf Railway Dinner train makes a run a few times a week between Fort Myers and a location south of Punta Gorda feeding and entertaining passengers through Southwest Florida.
On t... (more)
Ten miles out of Denver, Rio Grande rear-end helpers F7A’s 5631 and 5734 dig in at Wolhurst, start of the climb to Palmer divide on the famous Joint Line. SD9 5313 and an F7B are hard at work on t... (more)
Lehigh Valley 576 rests at night after a long day of pulling excursion trains on the Cape May Seashore Lines.
A rush hour train is about to cross the Milwaukee Road diamonds by Mayfair Tower.
CNW 401 leads a business train past the Racine, WI depot on a beautiful June day in 1989. The train is on the CNW Old Line, which was the old passenger main between Chicago and Milwaukee
Raton Pass echoes to the whine of dynamic brakes as 313 and four companions feel their way down the west slope on train 23, the Grand Canyon, on July 27, 1967. The summertime consist of this still... (more)
Not just an ordinary short freight limping along at Rollinsville, Rio Grande F7A 5724, two F7B units and a geep have been gathering up damaged cars at a derailment near Tolland, just east of the M... (more)
WICT 901 has just departed the yard in Janesville with the first test train to Fox Lake, IL, and eventually Chicago. Special thanks to the lady who allowed us access to her backyard for the shot.
The Rio Puerco River was running muddy as Santa Fe Train 1, San Francisco Chief, crossed it westbound on Aug. 8, 1970, after leaving Albuquerque, about 34 miles back.
Fireman’s view from eastbound flagship Train 20, "The Chief," as it meets westbound Train 23, "The Grand Canyon," climbing the Colorado side of Raton Pass near Gallinas on May 10, 1967. Raton Pa... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
WP 921D during test run in Portola Ca.