The iconic EMD F-unit in one of my favorite schemes. Here, 489 leads three passenger cars and the sister ex-Amtrak 488 in trail to position onto the station track to load the 12:50 Mid-Coast Limit... (more)
An FL9 leads a southbound train off the bascule bridge at New Hamburg, N.Y. Tower 54 had been long closed and the bridge made no longer moveable, but the bell in the tower still sounded whenever a... (more)
489 leads Maine Eastern's "Mid-Coast Limited" toward GP9 764 in the clear with two cars at Wiscasset. 764 is the power for the railroad's shorter mid-day train ride option, the "Wis... (more)
Starting this summer, you can now ride the rails from Boston to Rockland, Maine. A decade ago, an Amtrak Downeaster demonstration train traveled on Guilford’s Brunswick Branch, at the time still r... (more)
A scene not to be repeated this year. Unfortunately the second car in this shot (an ex-Northern Pacific dome car) caught fire and was severely damaged a little while ago, causing can... (more)
New Haven FL9 takes a spin on the turntable while CNW F7A 411 and Erie E8A 833 wait their turn during the Streamliners event at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC. There's tha... (more)
Quite a lineup on Thursday afternoon during Streamliners at Spencer
New Haven FL9 2019 ran the passenger train on Saturday at the Spencer, NC streamliners event. Off to the side they were having a classic car show, and someone drove this 1956 Studebaker Golden Haw... (more)
Beautifully restored! Streamliners at Spencer
RMNE's restored 2019 leads the passenger train south on the museum mainline past another attendee up for restoration....
Every shape, every color.
This beauty wont be at the Streamliners at Spencer event this coming weekend - it no longer exists (it was scrapped last month, photo ... (more)
If you use some imagination, it looks as though this loco's mouth is open, gasping for life while scrappers make deep wounds dismantling it one chunk at a time.
The 485, seen here near the end of its life on Amtrak, is one of the last two FL9s active on the roster. The 485 and 486 were only used for protect and work train service at this point.