The first step in removal of the superheater tubes from L&N 4-6-2- #152 at the Kentucky Railway Museum. Connections are heated to ease loosening them at the smokebox end of the tubes.
Walt Disney World's 4-4-0 "Roy O. Disney" starts up the 2% grade through Tomorrowland.
One of the recent additions to the leased motive power fleet at the Vermont Rail System is the Natchez Railway GP38-2 #2601. The unit is currently undergoing a 92-day FRA inspection before being ... (more)
It is not often that the Northern Lights are strong enough to overcome the light pollution of Alaska's largest city but on this day I was able to capture the lights as they flickered above Alaska ... (more)
A 10 minute exposure creates a beautiful star trail effect at the scenic Copper Creek trestles. The upper is CSX's former Clinchfield trackage, while the lower trestle is NS's Appalachia District.... (more)
The northbound signal at Melrose, located at the bottom of the abandoned Saluda Grade, sits darkened as it has since 2001 with a crisp, starry night sky overhead. A special thanks to Charles D... (more)
The beautifully restored Landrum, South Carolina depot is lit up nicely on a cool and windy night. The foreground tracks are on the abandoned stretch of the W-Line towards the famed Saluda grade.
On a warm spring morning, the Landrum, SC train order semaphore's top color aspects are illuminated by the large fireball in the sky. Another day has dawned, but there still hasn't been another tr... (more)
With Orion and his belt standing guard in the dark sky, the impressive figure of Norfolk Southern's inactive signal at Melrose, the bottom of the Saluda Grade is also quite a presence.
This is one of the GE motors were ordered by Russia but not delivered. Three went to the South Shore and the remainder was divided between the Milwaukee Road and the Paulina Railroad in Brazil.
For the details of this CB&Q/CRI&P wreck see:
At the west end of the South Shore's Burnham Yard with the Illinois Central Kensington Tower on the hill where the South Shore leaves the IC Electric. This is one of the GE motors were ordered by ... (more)
Don Helper waits to back the 40 through Ely Yard
Skip Allen eases the 93 forward
Don Helper waits for his next move