PCC ride with my family, at left. Visiting San Francisco harbor in a rainy and cold afternoon
For passenger services in the Mongolian Railway still using old Ammendorf's (VEB Waggonbau Ammendorf, GDR) and Soviet (Passenger car factory of Tveri, TVZ) "oldschool" cars.
Man and his Machine: Engineer Shane Frederickson in a backlit morning scene monitors the steam gauge as he prepares to unleash 210 lbs of steam on the Lehigh Gorge State Park.
On its maiden eastbound run, Santa Fe GP60 No. 100 meets a westbound UP APL stack train at Daggett. No. 100 is on the point of a 2-891 this morning, and her conductor is giving the UP train a good... (more)
In-cab of CRH1A-A. CRH1A-A is one of Bombardier Zefiro family member.
From the cab of a brand new LMS C40-8W, Conrail ALHB-6A approaches westbound at Prescott, PA with Conrail SD50 6803 leading that train.
A classic Norfolk and Western Color Position signal is on borrowed time as it's PTC-mandated replacement looms nearby. These infamous sentinels are falling quickly on the Norfolk Southern's Pulask... (more)
Cab's Eye ViewOn an August day in 2015, a BNSF freight waits on the main line in McCook, Nebraska, while final tests are performed before the manifest begins its westbound journey. ... (more)
30 second exposure in the cab of N&W 611 after the first day of excursions over Memorial Day weekend. May 27, 2017.
A view from the engineer's seat of N&W 4-8-4 #611 as she simmers before another day of excursions out of Roanoke
A reminder of the glory days of railroading, N&W 2156 sits on static display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke. The big articulated "Mallet" was built in the N&W Roanok... (more)
One of only two N&W Y class Mallets remaining. Y6a #2156 is on a 5 year loan to Virginia Museum of Transportation from the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis. The other Y class is; Y3 #2050 at ... (more)
Looking ahead down the old Southern Rwy Georgia Div main after crossing the Wilcox St. bridge from the cab of TAG 80
The Hogger Seat
Engineer Jack Taylor is looking ahead in the hogger seat of the Tennessee Alabama & Georgia (TAG) 80 as he run the Missionary Ridge Local eastbound back to Grand J... (more)
Back in the Saddle Cab AgainIn March of 1973, a few friends and I were fortunate enough to get into the cab of a S... (more)