Although it was never officially on the CR roster, this old NYC unit was in the Altoona deadlines. The old unit has been shoved off the end of track, with the rear truck resting on the ground. Loo... (more)
The wide open vistas of Wyoming epitomise much of the Overland Route. Westbound stacks alongside a deserted Route 30 on a sunny spring morning.
After helping me set up the lights for the shot, my daughters wanted to be in the picture. Here they are waving to the passing Providence & Worcester freight, as a fisherman - who showed up a lit... (more)
After watching some good golf all day at Augusta National, I stumbled on a pleasant surprise as the NS OCS sits tied down for Masters week in Augusta, GA.
Close up of debris. 02/06/05 derailment of 19 autoracks. 7 went on their sides. Filled with Cadillacs, Pontiacs and Chevys.
[3/3] The 78G has turned the hill at Watkins and is now on the downhill slide all the way to Weber City. You can see the sillouhete of the conductor off of the pusher engines giving the roll-by of... (more)
I found the Ogeechee Railroad, but I did not find what I expected. The locomotive is slowly overturning in the mud.
EMDX SD70ACe was part of the CATERPILLAR MUSEUM Grand Opening ceremonies on the morning of October 20, 2012. The Yellow/ Black/ Silver/ Gray SD70ACe was also on display in the CATERPILLAR section... (more)
By the looks of the pic one could not tell that this is a 2 track main. but today it looks like a farm field with rail cars and lots of MUD.
A rare Sunday Summerville Steam Special passes through the heart of Rossville, GA. The fireman appears to be getting the fire stoked for the grade out of town.
One of earliest pictures I took - Challenger 3947 at an active coaling tower (notice guys on top of both boiler and tender) in either Sidney Neb, or Lodgepole NE, in NE Panhandle - in early fall o... (more)
Shadows begin to overtake the bridge as Q410 rolls into view and over Popolopen Creek on a warm spring evening along the CSX River Sub.
Leased RDG steam on the Pennsy sits in the hole at Williamsport. Note the plume of smoke of an approaching train or possibly an engine working the Newberry Yard, seen above the car. All this is ... (more)
The Bayshore Roundhouse is approaching 100 years old and the yard is completely gone now. Once a very busy place, it has been a vacant lot for almost 20 years.
to the Nature III. The Csarna-valley section of the narrow-gauge railway was damaged by flooding in 1999. The water found a new creek bed in many places. The rails are slowly being reclaime... (more)
Heading out on the afternoon dinky parade this oddity was living out it's last days. The RI oddball triuvirate had been broken with the retirement of the "Christine" but I got the other two.
"Morning Blues" PM 1225 on A frosty, blue Michigan morning, just after sunrise.
Emergency officails tend to the wreckage of #914's aftermath.
Crossing the only one bridge at Xino Nero passage 2.300ft above the sea level.
Set for an Inspection Trainset and Tourist Train as well, the last 1953 Alco power has been preserved & combined by PT Kereta Api (Persero). CC20015 is The First Diesel Electric Lokomotive in Indo... (more)
The track inspection team pass by en-route to their next job, now that might take some time!
moving a new crossover switch into place
Along the river under the clouds... EP2K electric DC locomotive with passenger train goes along the river "Sylva" at early morning. The action took place at western Ural m... (more)
The once mighty Reading Railroad... In 1893 the Reading Company, then known as the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad, built a large terminal in the heart of Philadelphia to better compet... (more)
The Milwaukee Road's Lacrosse,WI. round house area as seen from the west end of the mainline engine service area at the Copeland Ave. crossing.
In the terminal at San Diego waiting to take a train to L.A. The prime mover was a 244 series engine.
A short manifest works its way west from Caliente, NV passing through the Rainbow Canyon on its way toward Las Vegas along UP's Caliente Subdivision.
Pere Marquette #1225 leads a hot shot early morning westbound freight just before sunrise under a dramatic Michigan sky. Taken nearly four years back, this is one engine and a fine crew that I mi... (more)
The North bound "Coast Starlight" running a bit late climbs to the summit at Grass lake, Mnt Shasta makes a very senic backdrop!
Three brand new NS ES44AC's head north to tie back onto their train in Flat Rock. At the time this photo was taken, these were the three newest engines on NS, 8025, 8024 and 8026 from front to ba... (more)
A band of mist lingers in the pre dawn gloom as 2 FGW Turbo units quietly shuffle down the slow line - destination Paddington as indicated by the illuminated sign in the cab
Big Boy and Amtrak diesel compare notes during Steamtown Lackawanna Fest 2009. Blue, sliver and black go rather well together. 4012 has just got some silver paint to go with the new black paint. ... (more)
A special visitor from the Union Pacific fits in perfectly with the DD40X #6930 and GTEL #X-18 at the Illinois Railway Museum. Big thanks to the UP for sending the 6936 to the museums 60th Anniver... (more)
On CTC Board's Day In North America, the early morning sun highlights the rails as far as the eye can see as the photographer anticipates the first train of the day.
Welcome Home! - The Alaska Railroad's last active steam locomotive, #557, has returned after a 46 1/2 year hiatus in the lower 48. #557 is a Baldwin Locomotive Works class S-160 2-8-0 Cons... (more)
While standing on the front walkway of CP 2206 and looking over the short hood nose we see the first group of CP GP20C-ECO units being lined up for delivery. Units are still undergoing final test... (more)
Skywalking. Looking down from atop Kopper Glo's massive 8,000 ton storage and loadout silo, NS backs mtys up the hemlock shrouded steep grade in preparation for loading coal. The large prep plant ... (more)
I got two PAs in my first American Flyer train. It's a shame this is the only condition I ever actually saw them in, stripped of parts and waiting for the price of stainless steel to go up.
Probably the coldest Ive ever been in May. The Soo Line pulls the largest freight car in North America, the Schnabel< out of Port Terminal and on towards Stinson Yard. It was snowing! Notice the B... (more)
CSX train Q38009 derailed in Painsville at around noon on October 10, and is shown here a little more than 24 hours later still with a healthy fire. Many rescue workers are shown in the area and ... (more)
A dmu unit at the rugged point of Kakia-Skala passage.
A Little Hell
One of the most famous bridges of the Lima to La Oroya line is the Infiernillo - Little Hell - Bridge, located in a narrow canyon between two tunnels. The remains o... (more)
Bordeaux tram line C (Les Aubrais - Terres Neuves), here stopping in front of beautiful Place de la Bourse. The water on the ground create a great mirror effect and highlights the wonderful city s... (more)
With a mountain snowstorm brewing just over the next range in B.C., a westbound manifest travels over the fill at Muleshoe. Picture taken from the foreslopes of Mt. Cory, looking across the Bow va... (more)
This was the glorious return of a classic locomotive class that was (and is) wholly appropriate to the Settle & Carlisle route. 'Royal Scot' No.46115 'Scots Guardsman' thunders out of Stainforth t... (more)
Eastbound over the Canyon Diablo bridge
Amtrak Train #4 gallops over the KCT Sheffield Flyover on KCT Main 3 with a Phase 3 Heritage leading as KCT Train 310 waits for traffic ahead at the UP diamond on KCT Main Track 4.
We passed th... (more)
EL's tug Elmira slips past the ferry John is riding revealing the mail and express tracks of the EL Hoboken Terminal. These boxes arrived on long distance passenger trains which were being elimin... (more)
Have a drink on me The crew of U250 fills up their 70MAC with some much needed water provided by the friendly West Point Fire Department as a local police officer converses with the other ... (more)
It's all-L&N at the tail end of this northbound freight, with a scale test car and home-road boxcar tucked just ahead of the bright red cab.
BNSF VS beer filled semi trailer, everyone was ok.
A variation on the classic "ABB" lash up, as UP DD35s leave Green River, WY with a westbound pig train. UP 74 was built in April 1965, retired August, 1981 and sold for scrap. K64, Yashica TL El... (more)
You are looking at the world's most powerful articulated steam locomotive, C&O H-8 2-6-6-6 Allegheny 1601. It and it's brethren were rated for 7,498 horsepower at 46 MPH. Interesting how single un... (more)
In the bright morning sunshine, a BNSF DPU pushes as a grain train gingerly treads the raised roadbed through Mississippi floodwaters. The caboose has water halfway up the wheels, and the depot m... (more)
While riding the Verde Canyon Railroad, I had the opportunity to talk with the bartender, Kenna. She was a very nice person to talk to about railroading, and she enjoys working for the railroad. P... (more)
This derailment occurred during the infamous 1955 strike on the L&N Railroad. On Saturday, April 23, 1955, engines 306, 238, 117 and 301 (two FA2 Alco cab units spliced by two RS3 road switchers) ... (more)
Illinois Terminal 1072, Norfolk Southern's nineteenth heritage unit, rests outside the shop in Muncie at sunset. For more information, visit more)
There is no fire…. yet! What are they doing? Southern Pacific ran a vegetation control spray train on its Cascade Subdivision to apply a herbicide to prevent growth of burdensome Bracken fe... (more)
TVA 3060, former TVA 24, built in October 1958 is reported to be the last surviving Baby Trainmaster, seen here at the TVA Gallatin Plant north of Nashville. (Thanks EMB!)
The morning sun glints off the side of 2680 as it leads fellow geep 2639 back to the yard on this crisp winter morning. The two were running light after finishing up some switching jobs at local ... (more)
Season's Greeetings and Happy Harleydays to all railpictures.net contributors and viewers from the Godfather. This view is a sister image to this Railroad: Pennsylvania RailroadLocomotive: Steam 4-4-0Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: PRR 1223Train ID: Holiday trainPhoto Date: December, 1966
BNSF’s M-PVODEN (Provo, Utah to Denver manifest) curves around the hopper car windbreak at Big 10 Curve east of Clay, Colorado, on October 20, 2012. The city of Denver is 16 miles (“as the crow fl... (more)
WW&F No.10 with a trainful of merry passengers drifts across Humason Trestle, and the icy brook below. This year's Victorian Christmas event takes place Saturday, December 18th, 2010. Wish for sno... (more)
By January 1966 the DRGW "Royal Gorge" that once ran from Denver to Salt Lake was down to a Salida stub train. Out of Denver it handled a through coach, slumbercoach and sleeper off the Denver Ze... (more)
Emerging out of thick morning fog, an eastbound BNSF freight rumbles across Noxon Bridge over the Clark Fork west of Noxon, Montana, just after sunrise on October 2, 2014.
Northbound GTW #473 on Delta Hill enroute to Flat Rock, Michigan.
Loading a pellet train for the dock can be a dusty job.
A dmu passenger on the way to Athens crossing the port of Egio city.
An eastbound intermodal train snakes down the grade, the smoking brakes, and setting sun give one the impression that the containers are ablaze.
At the Avery Depot, ready to head East, E21 is MU'd with what appers to be 3 GP40's. Today, the depot remains but the right of way is now a road.
CN 7208 was involved in a sideswipe with CN 121 earlier in the day near the "De Courcelles" street at MP 3.60 on the CN Montreal Subdivision. At the time of the capture, the engine was going to be... (more)
The latest concoction from Motive Power is the HSP46 for MBTA. These new units are quite a departure from the MP36 line, and feature engines, generators, and AC traction gear from GE, rather than... (more)
The now regular weeknight Bellows Falls, Vermont, to East Deerfield, Massachusetts train BFED for Pan Am Railways is seen exiting the Bellows Falls tunnel with MEC GP40 350 (a unit equipped with c... (more)
A.9104 takes fuel in front of the turntable.The sight from the water tower, gives you a good view of the port.
another view of the worst accident on Santa Fe's then Harbor District which runs from near downtown Los Angeles, CA to the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles happened when juveniles lined a switc... (more)
As I was standing on the Franklin Avenue Bridge, I kept hear a revving up of an engine, and wondered down the hill to find this. GECX 4400 is now a testbed unit for AC4400/AC6000 locomotives, and... (more)
NJ Transit 4405 zips northbound to NY Penn Station from Atlantic City with the ACES train. I imagine most wallets on this return from the gaming city trip are rather thin.
This is a follow zoom s... (more)
What do you do when your employer sends everyone home in the middle of a snowstorm? . . . you go out in it! On the snowy afternoon of January 25, 1990, a Soo Line westbound dashes through the snow... (more)
Southern Pacific steam locomotive no. 4449 arriving at Oaks Park in Portland, Oregon, with the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation's Holiday Express train on December 12, 2009. The 4449 operated on De... (more)
The Unstoppable train rolls west above Guernsey Street during filming. The emergency vehicles are staged for the movie. There were alot of locals used as extras, but the firefighters on the left... (more)
A509 led on some full loaded ballast gondolas on the high grade of Kefisos bridge.