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)
Many locos arresting this night.
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)
Well, the night passenger from Athens to Kalamata finished the trip early at 25km point.An aspect crash of a motor truck full of garbages, derailed this unlucky meter gauge Alco.The driver of the ... (more)
An early morning move has two units easily handling an empty coal train returning to the Helper Yard.
220 019 Adtranz led on 500 passenger train on its way to Thessaloniki.The flag stands always there as the mark of an old monastery.
It was a more innocent time… when a summertime swim in the Coal River might mean jumping off the railroad bridge at Sproul, and that’s what the photographer found when he visited there on June 24t... (more)
The engine room of the FP45 as viewed from the back of the locomotive. The room up ahead is the cab.
The hogger of a switch move powered by an old #4420 I1s waits for a hand signal from the man riding the rear end, probably breaking apart an arriving westbound. No radios being used here. John n... (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)
Time was running out for the last Santa Fe passenger train operating in Northern California as ATSF #301 leads the San Francisco Chief on the last leg of its journey thru Hercules and on to Richmo... (more)
BNSF Railway train H-SLABAR9-03A (High Priority Merchandise, Slaton TX to Barstow CA) has one of the most colorful consists I've seen in quite a while, as it includes two Heritage diesels from two... (more)
An SD40 works the intermodal yard next to the Western Hills Viaduct.
GSR clickity-clacks toward the CP interchange at a steady 10mph, over a trestle and past an abandoned farmhouse.
Decauville dmu unit crossing a small valley before Mega Spileo station.
What Would You Do? In this situation a choice has to be made. Most choose to play chicken, some turn the other way, but me, I chose to stay put and shoot something 'Out of the Box', well re... (more)
A mid-day passenger train (the westbound Juniata most likely), climbs Horseshoe Curve with some help. From another angle, see the eastbound Juniata, Railroad: Pennsylvania RailroadLocomotive: GE U25CLocation: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: PRR 6511Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April, 1966
Wrecked early in its life along with sister 9502. Wreck was November 1, 1993 when the engine was just 8 days old. If you've viewed this picture before, I amended the photo date to 1994. Sorry i... (more)
Car on fire right after collision.
The ill-fated Aerotrain crosses the Rockville bridge in what is believed to be early 1956, enroute to Pittsburgh, PA.
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.
April Fools Day Double-Header Runby CB&Q 4960 and 5632.
N&W 1218, An Original Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit, arrives at the Chattanooga Choo Choo with a fall color trip from Atlanta, GA. In the right-top of the photo you can see a wisp of steam & burn... (more)
Always an impressive sight, the outbound Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train doesn't even warrant a glance from the guy in the yellow and blue in the lower left. But others strolling ... (more)
If you derail and are going to crash and stop abruptly, I highly recommend hitting a soft, muddy river bank! This was a St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) work train on the Trumann Subdivisio... (more)
45045, Coldstream Guardsman, had a heavy collision with Saltley viaduct while shunting the nearby Lawley Street freightliner terminal. The loco was withdrawn following this.
UP GP-35 762 guides two ugly-duckling GE 4500GETL 4500-hp units 60 and 60B eastward on a train into Cheyenne, Wyo yard as a C&S SD-9 crosses overhead ahead of the train.
In the blue gloom of a winter evening's twilight, the headlights of an eastbound stack train illuminate the west portal and interior of Cascade Tunnel. Ahead, pierced only by the light carried by ... (more)
THIS HOUSE IS FOR SALE!!! Seriously, if you are interested in having this view from your porch, this property is on the market. I have no idea if the porch furniture is included. :) What y... (more)
Cab of the leader of 3 SD40-2s sitting in the yard at Keith, staring into the sun. Everyone with an APS-C should have a 10mm lens!
BNSF's rotary snow plow is parked for the night at Aurora. A 8 am crew will jump aboard today to plow the Giltner Sub towards Hastings, NE. A 7 man crew is used to move this equipment, 4 man train... (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)
CP/SOO offered up an Operation Life Saver flat car put together by Shoreham Shops to tour the railroad. The local officers were asked to pick spots along the railroad for display. My pick was Port... (more)
Hulcher railroad services assist Norfolk Southern with lifting equipment when NS 2698 blows a traction motor and needs replaced. The weather wasn't the best with rain and cloudy conditions but an ... (more)
All 201 cars of K31's train can be seen here as the train makes its way south towards Assiniboia. This train is about 2 miles long with cars for the Assiniboia area elevators and the Great Western... (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)
Special delivery for the Monticello Nuclear Power plant. BNSF 2973 is pushing the last couple miles into the plant. This is the first train the City of Monticello has seen in about 3 years, norma... (more)
This wreck occurred sometime in the 1980s.
Storm light is easy to come by late in the day out in this neck of the woods. This massive storm is quickly approaching from the east while the train slides to the south towards Denver.
Rio Grande #6001 Alco PA1+PB1+PA1 are in charge of the 'California Zephyr' at Grand Junction, Colorado. Both east and westbound were fueled and watered at facilities on either end of the depot p... (more)
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)
This is the result of a collision with a rock of about 50 tons weight, found on the rails behind a curve when descending from Ticlio to Casapalca. Emergency braking of the engineer was of little e... (more)
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)
The only woman driver of car and locomotive in Romania and Europe.
Looks like it's time to call your insurance company.
Full throttle for this 60mm 2-6-0 steam loco.
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)
The beauty is coming back to run after her refreshment and modernization.In appearance of connection meter gauge line between the central workhouse and St. Anargeri station, Hellenic railways usin... (more)
You need a car 4x4 and strong legs to get to this point.Well this is Asopos bridge while an ic crossing on the way to the north.On the off side still exist the abandoned old tunnel.The old bridge... (more)
A splash of color around the Spencer roundhouse.
Warning:Make sure you have a friend watch your back
A view from inside the West portal of Great Bend Tunnel. Home of the John Henry legend, the original bore at Bend Bend was completed in 1872, and served the C&O railway until being taken out of s... (more)
A scene no longer to be seen... This line has since been lowered into a trench.
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)
Westbound Santa Fe train #1 the San Francisco Chief at Amarillo station with four Alco PA's led by number 58. Three Flexi-Vans flat cars of US Mail, two head end cars, three hi-level chair cars ... (more)
A forgotten piece of Heritage sits along with a former RF&P E8A....
View of the Amtrak and Metra yards from atop the Sears Tower. Amtrak is on the left, Metra on the right. The bridge going over the tracks is Roosevelt Ave.
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)
On a very foggy night, a the CN local for Bridgeport is seen here waiting for the signal at Le Moyne. This shot was taken off the I-55 on-ramp at Cicero Ave.
Southern Pacific Daylight 4-8-4 4449, with SP SD40E 7342 as a helper, works up Cuesta Grade out of San Luis Obispo, California. This train, dubbed the World's Fair Daylight, is retu... (more)
1 little, 2 little, 3 little engines. 4 little, 5 little, 6 little engines. 7 little, 8 little, 9 little engines. 10 little engine boys!
Normaly this is always a night southbound freight.
A9108 pulls some old box cars on the way to Tripolis.
With all the debris removed from the front of the lead unit we are allowed a good view of the damage caused. You can clearly see the imprint of the semi's trailer (horizontal lines) on the nose, ... (more)
Massive upgrades to CN's Newmarket Sub have brought all kinds of different equipment to the area recently. This Peterbilt Brandt Hi-Rail along with a Mack have been busy doing all kinds of jobs in... (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.
The northbound Nakusp wayfreight aboard barge and tug Iris G docks at Rosebery on Slocan Lake where it will unload and continue on the isolated Kaslo branch to Nakusp.
Southern's Best Friend of Charleston replica is unloaded from its two specialized transport cars for an event at Abingdon, VA. The NS employee bringing the engine and its cars down the ramp is Cha... (more)
Too much exhaust?
GT 9095 with Solidario passenger Train at Retiro platform 7, reflected from platform 9. Nikon D70 and Tokina 28-80 f2.8
CZRY walking their sand train over a previously "rolled" rail
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 passenger head down the platform as a trio of Acela train sets wait in the station to head up the road.
A double ic express at Kakia Skala passage on the way to south. The line is out of work from 2004 because the new double standard gauge line is more usfull.
Reading's eastbound Crusader makes a stop at Bound Brook. The Jersey Central freight crew has broken their train to allow passenger access.
N&W Class A 1218 parked on the only track she'd fit on...
The last ic express of the day at the sunset on the way to Athens.
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.
The weekly freight crossing the station of Patra. A9103 and A9102 on 80300 freight to the south.
Santa Fe 315, with a yellow variation of the famous "Warbonnet" paint scheme, leads three more F7 B units on Amtrak's Texas Chief. Union Station would close and the remaining Amtrak traffic would... (more)
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)
In the terminal at San Diego waiting to take a train to L.A. The prime mover was a 244 series engine.
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)
Morris County Central #385's journey is almost complete as it crosses over the Morristown & Erie on East Frederick Road in Cedar Knolls, NJ. The 385 is very familiar with this piece of track, as i... (more)
One of the perils of street-running . . . occasionally some people park too close to the tracks, and the train comes to a halt. Here, NOGC 500 and 505 idle while the owner of the truck hollers, "... (more)
It's all-GP at Southern's Columbus yard in Spring 1975, but in a few years GE C-Cs will bump the dwindling number of geeps to support roles, and the turntable and 1922 coaling tower will disappear... (more)
The 1220 has certainly seen better days, this is the result of a loaded asphalt truck running into her as she was crossing Court Street last Friday, no one was injured in the collision. more)