If you were in New York City in the late 70s and early 80s you may recall the "Train to the Plane." Today the regular subway to Howard Beach accomplishes the same (with a connection to t... (more)
Two Times Square Shuttle trains sits in the stub end terminal tracks. I just recently learned that the raison d'etre for this line (which parallels the last two stops of the Flushing Local line) i... (more)
A Flushing Local leaves Grand Central on its way out to Queens.
For nearly a decade I would see this view from the back of a taxi when running errands for my family's business in the City. Leave it to my friend and fellow railfan Dennis Livesey to show me how ... (more)
Returning from San Bernardino Railroad Days, ATSF 3751 blows a gorgeous steam whistle and rings its smokebox bell as passing through Baldwin Park, CA.
The Relief Yard Job takes equipment from a recently arrived long distance train back to 8th Street Yard, passing the LA Skyline on the way.
The 7AM Ramp switch shoves a string of platforms into a track at the Los Angeles Transportation Center near downtown LA.
The Blue Streak to Atlanta starts to pick up real speed as it heads through the Alhambra Trench. This spot is about where the SP Alhambra station once stood (pre trench).
An RTA Red Line train passes over the massive Cuyahoga Viaduct spanning the Flats near downtown Cleveland.
Broadview of an inbound Shaker Rapids Breda car as it slows for the station at Shaker Square in Cleveland.
The signaling system on the Shaker Rapids Line in Cleveland is like nothing else I have ever seen. Here an outbound Breda car has sent the signal to middle pyramid.
An inbound Breda car approaches the Shaker Square station on a beautiful day.
The BX02 local waits for a guard to arrive and open the gate to allow for its shove into the huge Lincoln Electronics plant.
A westbound coal train on the westside of Cleveland, passing Battery Park.
Flats Industrial Railroad power waits out the evening for its next assignment.