Backing on out for a run.
This telephoto view of 8253 makes her look as big as she really is! Behind 8253 is 6497, plenty of power for the Cumberland Yard, much of which as you can see is on a grade. Look at all the antenn... (more)
A very nice variety of power (ex-Santa Fe and LMX units) lays over at the NERR Shops in Lebanon, Tennessee, headlined by NERR 573 (ex-BNSF, nee-ATSF 573).
The perfect Christmas present..less than 200ft from my home in Barton, these appeared two days ago, and the sun finally shone on them today!
As far west as an engine has been on this old line in ... (more)
An assortment of CN power sits at the engine house while the yard switcher shuffles cars. Garneau yard is the gateway to CN's northern most lines in the province of Québec. Shot through the open w... (more)
Bed-time for Number 10. After hauling a record load of passengers at the 2011 Victorian Christmas event, the line's 12-ton Vulcan Forney passes the replica Head Tide Tankhouse for the last ... (more)
2427 still has her BNSF markings, but I believe someone else owns her, and the switcher behind her now. 7761, third in the trio, is probably headed out to Huntington or to Georgia. out back at the... (more)
NS 5531 is seen loaded onto a flatcar so it can be transported to Altoona , Pa where it is still stored to this day.
Two Acela Express train sets are given some attention over night.
Philadelphia 30th Street Station is just one of many historic passenger stations still in use in this great country that gives such a feeling of grandeur both inside and out.
Steam, Snow and Sunlight. The early morning sun highlights the steamy departure of the Wilmington & Western Railroad's Locomotive 98 from the Marshallton Shops. America's only standard ga... (more)
A fast sinking sun shines on the profile of this relatively new work engine.
This remote operator watches his long cut of autoracks back toward him down a freight track, up front are SD40-2 8253 and GP40-2 6497, lots of power for the yard.
I love the smell of coal smoke in the morning. With the brilliant September sunlight streaming through the trees on the east side of the yard, DRGW 487 approaches the Chama Water Tank for h... (more)
Pit Crew for the Chama Choo-Choo. Day after day, from late May through early October, members of the Chama Shop Crew perform their afternoon ritual of inspecting their locomotives and prepa... (more)