With the passage of time nature is reclaiming the old GN tunnel. The railroad completed the bore in December, 1900, the original line used a system of eight switchbacks to cross Stevens Pass. In... (more)
Standing inside the west portal of the soot - stained Blue Ridge Tunnel nestled deep in the woods of Afton Mountain, this cold creepy feeling comes over you. Blue Ridge tunnel was one of Claudius ... (more)
The eastern end of Enola yard looking pretty busy. The deadline can be seen on the very left hand side of the frame while a set of units shuffle cuts of cars around.
Day after New Year's 2006 with a temp below 0 the section crew found a big space between rails and decided to see if heating the rail the old fashion way will take care of the gap.
"Winters Frozen Grip"
The ice pickers are giving it a rest, as another MOW worker shovels the snow and broken bits of ice from around the Sodem crossovers in a miserable, heavy, wet snow. Despite clearing the crossove... (more)
AN extremely rare look inside the Florida East Coast Railway's Dispatcher's Office, taken with permission. A huge thank you to the Florida East Coast Railway, Florida East Coast Railway Society an... (more)
Bernina Express near Lago Bianco.
This is the engine out of ex Amtrak 302 that is being rebuilt as part of RailWorld's new F40 program to lease units to AMT. Here the power assemblies are being installed. Also notice a Go Transi... (more)
This is something you don't see just anywhere. Canon EOS 50D
A beautiful show of fireworks explodes behind the north bound signal at the south end of Montview, known as falwell. Canon EOS 50D
A former ARMY Alco MRS-1 served the Bluegrass Railroad for many years hauling excursions, before coming to rest here at the museum entrance on static display.
Part of the old Southern RR LL branch in Versailles, KY this rail still serves it purpose supporting weekend excursions at the Bluegrass Railway Museum.
After two forty hour shifts with the Lexington Fire Dept, and days without power, I finally can post pics from the ice storm. Thousands are still without power as I post this. Here's hoping everyo... (more)
Removal of Southern Pacific's old searchlight signals continues along the Santa Barbara Sub. Sunset seems appropriate to define the closing of this era...