Deck the halls! The Essex Depot is all aglow with Christmas trimmings as the Valley Railroad operates its North Pole Express Trains for the 2015 Holiday Season. There are 4 such trains per... (more)
Indiana Harbor Belt caboose number 72 is the focal point of this Gibson yard scene in 1978.
ICG Century 636 #1101 idles under the sand tower at Oak Street Yard on a frigid morning. It and its sister Alcos regularly worked between Paducah and Louisville in the Seventies.
The eccentric crank and rods of L&N 4-6-2 #152 in repose at Kentucky Railway Museum.
A trio of unique power idles at the Georgia Central Railroad interchange in Savannah, Georgia, on May 21, 1993. The power includes U30B 1004 - ex-SBD 5537 and nee-L&N 2501, GP18 3614 - ex-CV 3614... (more)
BNSF 2314 and 3036 idle in downtown New Albany after just being used for the "Holly Springs Local".
A former Monon caboose waits for its next assignment at South Hammond in 1973.
The one that started it all... Florida East Coast Railway GP40 2000 could be called the first 'Champion' for the new retro look to the FEC, though the unit is now gone and off the roster, it is n... (more)
Framed by her natural habitat, Rayonier Willamette #2 and crew wait on the balloon loop in Mineral for their clearance to take the main for a run north to Elbe. This little clearing near t... (more)
Rayonier Willamette #2. The early morning fog keeps a relentless hold on the yard at the Mineral Shops as Rayonier Willamette #2 backs onto the main for a day of logging operations in the d... (more)
On a nice fall afternoon, three pieces of railroad history reside at the Southeastern Railway Museum.
Chattahoochee Valley #21 sits alongside GA 1026, which is waiting for museum visitors to board the 2:15 train.
GA 1026 backs down the hill with the daily caboose train.
Now a scene that can never be re-created, the Southern Railway cantilever signal at Cornelia stands tall in its neutral position at 3:42am, as it did at 3:42 every single morning for the last 60-7... (more)
It's not always glamorous.... As I stand here in my full-body rainsuit and big rubber boots, I can't help but feel a little bit sorry for the poor fireman standing up on the tender tank, an... (more)