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)
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 view from above at various PRR electrics in the rack. The Lackawanna main is under the wires on the far left.
The four CP units (9782, 9751, 9777, 9758) used in the filming of the movie "Unstoppable" have arrived in Louisville via NS and are seen here at the Paducah & Louisville yard. The units will soon ... (more)
Photographed from the Roosevelt Avenue bridge, New York Central train #28 the NEW ENGLAND STATES at LaSalle Street Station in Chicago . An A-B-A set provide the power with E8A #4089 in the l... (more)
BNSF VS beer filled semi trailer, everyone was ok.
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.
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.
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)
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)
A dmu passenger on the way to Athens crossing the port of Egio city.
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)
SY 1396's making a "atomic bomb" on the mountain top. I've never seen a wonderful steam view like this. But the view has disappeared
Prince George to Edmonton train M348 crosses the Prairie Creek trestle west of Hinton, a few hours after parts of the Yellowhead County received their first snowfall of the year.
A.9104 takes fuel in front of the turntable.The sight from the water tower, gives you a good view of the port.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
A509 led on some full loaded ballast gondolas on the high grade of Kefisos bridge.
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)
A sad site as this is the graveyard for many locomotives that have traveled millions of miles across this country.
Another angle on Photo ID 438475. Heavy overnight December summer rain resulted in the Amanzimtoti River coming down in flood and eroding into the supporting bank of the line down to the KwaZulu ... (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)
335 internacional passenger train from Hungary to Greece aproaching Thessaloniki city.
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)
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.
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
Loading a pellet train for the dock can be a dusty job.
Northbound GTW #473 on Delta Hill enroute to Flat Rock, Michigan.
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)
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)
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)
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.
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!)
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)
Westbound FCAB ore train from Ollague, decreasing to Angamos harbour in Mejillones, through a large horseshoe, forming a true circle, something very special to see. The Cumbrepass characterized th... (more)
Demo trip stopped in Charlotte
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)
On a stunningly beautiful Autumn afternoon, hill-run job No. U85 struggles upgrade across massive Garwood Trestle along the former Virginian Railway east of Mullens, W.Va. The scenery in this terr... (more)
MLW A507 and Caterpillar A223 led on this freight.
An eastbound intermodal train snakes down the grade, the smoking brakes, and setting sun give one the impression that the containers are ablaze.
Scrap operations for the....Loco of the locos at the central enginehouse of Thessaloniki city
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.
It was a tough chase to get ahead of this guy... but I made it. Travel not advised... unless you are in a GE or a die-hard railfan!" Several people have called me crazy for going out in t... (more)
An IRR train yard in Baghdad. Trains were sparse and the air was dusty as usual. Taken from the open door of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter while I was out on a mission in Baghdad.
Not quite a diamond! The tracks leading to Exporail's main hall do not usually connect to an outside line. So when the Dominion of Canada was to be switched in and other equipment switched ... (more)
The "San Joaquin Daylight" has just passed the summit on its eastbound trip over the Tehachapi mountains with the Monolith cement plant seen in the distance.
1947 or 2007? In this test shot, the crew discuss their orders as PRR M1 6755 and K4 3750 await their departure. In actuality, these locomotives have never felt the heat of steam in over 50 years.... (more)
UP's "Big-Boy" steam locomotive, UP 4023, sits along Pacific Street awaiting the big move down city streets to the display at the new Kenefick Park in Omaha Nebraska.
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)
A few hours earlier, CN Q101 smashed into the side of VIA #1 in Jasper's station track. When #1 arrived in Jasper, they left a switch open after shoving into the clear in the station track. Luckil... (more)
With the lead unit missing a numberboard (note the duct tape in its place) and the middle unit doing it's best impression of a steam locomotive, this Union Pacific manifest winds its way west on t... (more)
Men at work on Kefisos bridge. They dont give any care about the big freight.
At least they stayed upright. Just another reason why you should always take the camera with you. Luckily I had time to run home and grab mine.
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.
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)
Oops!!! Fred Stevens runs the crossing, getting hit by Flagg Coal #75. He then gets angry at the fireman for not stopping in time! Shot by Jason LeBrasseur, Steam Railroading Institute
The caboose at the historic AT&SF Depot wades in Mississippi River water, while a Heritage I/II/III set creeps by as part of a constant parade of eastbound trains on July 21st. The W (whistle) si... (more)
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)
In the terminal at San Diego waiting to take a train to L.A. The prime mover was a 244 series engine.
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 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)
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)
On Sunday 5 October 2014 at 1:04 pm, a north bound Union Pacific train struck a semi at about 45 mph that had been high centered on the crossing for approximately 2 minutes. The truck was carrying... (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)
This is the remains of a grade crossing accident, fortunately the train did not derail, it only caused the articulated flat bed to break in half...causing damage only to the crane it was transport... (more)
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)
UP's lone operating Centennial diesel has no trouble pulling this passenger special upgrade along the Colorado River.
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)
GSR clickity-clacks toward the CP interchange at a steady 10mph, over a trestle and past an abandoned farmhouse.
Dmu unit on a local passenger train from Athens to Nafplio crossing the historical passage of Dervenakia.
April Fools Day Double-Header Runby CB&Q 4960 and 5632.
Sat 11/15/2003 16 cars off the tracks full of Honda Civics. Honda isn't going to be happy about this.
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)
CSX 533 leads a UP train through Nevada's Meadow Valley.
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)
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!
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
Durango and Silverton Narrow Guage steam engine #473 in her "Bumble Bee" livery.
Out of 25 'Big Boys' built for the Union Pacific in 1941, only 8 remain, including UP 4012 at Steamtown. The locomotive weighs 1,200,000 lbs. and still has a max. speed of 80 mph.