The CHIEF is inbound to Chicago on a bright, sunny Tuesday morning with A-B-B-B-A F units on the front.
Santa Fe F3 units in A-B-B-B-A formation are ready to depart with the GRAND CANYON. Erie Lackawanna's train 6 had stood in the exact spot just a short time before.
Two E8 units are ready to depart with tr. 6, LAKE CITIES. The lead unit is a former DL&W unit and the trailing E8, 830, belonged to the Erie.
This is a view inside one of the Creek series observation cars on the rear of NYC 25, 20th
Century Limited. I don't recall whether the train was stopped at this point but if so, my guess would b... (more)
A British Railways 5MT 4-6-0 comes off the main line into Willesden shed.
West Country class 4-6-2, Holsworthy, sits on one of the locomotive shed tracks at Nine Elms.
Castle class 4-6-0 7029, Clun Castle, sits in late afternoon sunlight outside London. This locomotive has since been preservedand was operational in recent years.
A British Railways 5MT 2-6-0 was among many engines at Willesden that day.
An SNCF compound Pacific type is shown broadside on the Bordeaux turntable.
One of the French Liberation 141R locomotives backs towards the turntable at Bordeaux. There were 1,340 of these locomotives built in 1945-47 by all three major American manufacturers as well as M... (more)
A DB Pacific runs light through the Helmstedt station. Look at those new Volkswagen models on the transporters.
One of the diesel-powered Trans Europ Express trains nears Hamburg on its northbound run in the late afternoon.
A large 0-10-0T tank engine drifts downgrade light running in reverse.
One of the many German 2-10-0's runs light near Hamburg.
A big, oil-burning Pacific sits in the Hamburg central station with a passenger train. I recall that the young woman sitting on the stool was sketching at the time and is ignoring the perfect subj... (more)