Sitting in Cedar Rapids is like taking a trip back in time, especially with a steam engine out the back window. The 261 has just lead another successful excursion and was spotted at the rear of t... (more)
New England Central's sole SD40T-2, 3317, will receive its inspection this week and be released for service as the single orange GWI corporate unit for road trains 323/324. The unit is seen after... (more)
The final GWI-painted unit to roll out of the New England Central Railroad's shops at St. Albans, Vermont, under the hands of contract painters, was the Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia GP9 1705.... (more)
Getting serviced prior to their next assignment.
New England Central has paired a set of Genesee & Wyoming-painted four-axles for the first time in advance of Saturday's National Train Day passenger excursion on the NECR. NECR GP40CU 3809 (GP40... (more)
All that's left of Hooterville. Those of us who are over 50 remember the TV sitcom called Petticoat Junction (PJ). The railroad action scenes that were used in that series were all shot on... (more)
Feeding the movie star. Railtown Fireman Stephanie Tadlock swings the fueling boom into place over the oil tank in the tender of movie star locomotive Sierra #3. Although she was built as ... (more)
IN LOVE . . . with abandoned railroads? As I explained in photo no. 435007, the "sulphite bridge" in Franklin, New Hamp... (more)
This is what happens when rails are subjected to intense heat. The "sulphite bridge" in Franklin, New Hampshire, is a wooden covered bridge structure typical to New England. It was built in 1896... (more)
Former Reading GP35 No. 3644 and GP30 No. 3616 rest between assignments at Rutherford Yard in Rutherford, PA on April 11, 1976.
The first unit to wear the CBNS Lion Shield logo in a quite a few years, the former GEXR 4022 has become Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia 3022 under the GWI.
Richmond Pacific 49 takes a train of cement cars out of the Cemex plant in Richmond, California.
A look from the inside of the caboose at the sleeping giant, 4014. The work party had come to an end on this chilly December day and I decided to take some new angles of the Big Boy from inside th... (more)
Home sweet...machine shop. WW&F Forney #10 simmers quietly inside the museum's machine shop as Road Foreman Dana Deering and CMO Jason Lamontagne debrief Engineer Robert Longo on the day's ... (more)
Caution! Student Driver. Valley Railroad Mikado #3025 rumbles southbound across Deep River Creek with a Student Engineer at her throttle and a veteran Engineer keeping watch from the gangwa... (more)