Sumpter Power: Plymouth #110. The primary yard goat around the Sumpter Valley Yard in McEwen, Oregon is this 10-ton Plymouth Gas Mechanical Switcher. The build date of this powerful little... (more)
Sumpter Power: Mikado #20. The Sumpter Valley Railway's "other" Mikado is this 1920 Alco 2-8-2, which carries the line's number 20. The 20 and its sister engine, the 19, were identical loc... (more)
Sumpter Power: Mikado #19. The Sumpter Valley Railway's other "runner" is this 1920 Alco 2-8-2, which carries the line's number 19. The 19 and its sister engine, the 20, were identical loc... (more)
Eastbound to pickup Polar Express cars.
Old Henry serves on standby duty in The Great White North of Chetwynd, BC in the event his services are needed for the next crisis on the British Columbia Railway. In the background locomotives aw... (more)
A former US Steel NW2 that was used at the USS Homestead plant sits in the grass at the location of the current US Steel Training Center in Duquesne, Pa.
Miracles happen here. Here's a rare look inside the Chama Shop building, where the steam locomotives that serve the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad are serviced and maintained. The railro... (more)
Trona DT6-6-2000 51 and AS-616 52 idle outside the shops at Trona, California, November 7, 1970.
One of my favorite short lines, the Iowa Traction, has just been acquired by Progressive Rail. Hopefully, the electrics will continue to run. In this photo, motors 60 and 51 switch at the shops in... (more)
The Barstow derrick and a contractor's truck crane move ice reefer NRC 19693 to a position where it can be re-trucked. The reefer was part of a multi-car derailment in the Needles Yard, July 21, 1... (more)
Santa Fe U28CG 355 stubs its toe on a switch outside the Argentine Shops on August 21, 1968. Argentine derrick 199792 comes to the rescue.
Alco FA 301 on the ready track at Hagerstown, Md., on August 14, 1965
Sandy's Aftermath: Raritan Central has the misfortune of being located adjacent to the Raritan River and Raritan Bay. The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy deposited a large amount of debri... (more)
Original Wheeling & Lake Erie searchlights still stand guard at a few locations on Norfolk Southern's Toledo District, including the E.E. Williston. It's a typical quiet night on the former Wheeli... (more)
Remarks: F7s 237 and 239 on ready tracks at Hagerstown, Maryland, on June 6, 1965.