A Roger Puta Photograph
Looking sharp in new paint, one of US Gypsum's two narrow-gauge DL535Es backs to its train of empty gons as it builds the morning mine run.
On the Trans-Iranian, in the Zagros Mountains, a southbound freight travels in a deep canyon. This is a super-scenic section between Andimesk and Doroud, near the remote station of Shabazhan.
A pair of "new" GP38s for the Finger Lakes Railway poses at Louisville on the P&L. The units are in route from VMV at Paducah to their new home in New York, and shown here awaiting interchange to ... (more)
They were basically Aircraft Tug/Pushers adapted for railcars. A Roger Puta Photograph
Covered hoppers off the Shenandoah Sub, led by GP40-2 No. 6486, pauses as Amtrak's Capitol Limited, Amtrak P030, charges away from the Harpers Ferry station. View is from Maryland Heights.
Lions and Tigers (No Bears)! Oh My!
In the 1990’s, I photographed the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey’s circus trains quite a few times. For me, along with seeing the long st... (more)
The conductor, the dapper gentleman on the left, had about six more months until retirement. Although he had been offered a lump sum to take early retirement, he figured that by the time taxes, wi... (more)
This is not something you see every day. A steam locomotive and a jet airplane. Yet here in 2017, we have the N&W 611 running the wye at Charlotte's Douglas International Airport. The lead to the ... (more)
As the snow starts to fly again, eastbound train 406 heads through Rothesay, New Brunswick, passing the old train station.
Sold to the Illinois Railway Museum by the Virginia Museum of Transportation, the locomotive was towed to Altoona, PA for a cosmetic restoration, which never happened. This summer (2017) it made i... (more)
C&O 3888 rolls off the end of 20 track. Failure to set a handbrake was blamed as the cause.
Yucca at Goat Canyon - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] -Yucca (Yucca whipplei) on the wall of Goat Canyon with the great wooden trestle in the background.
The tank car on the hillside is part ... (more)
"Big Boy" #X4012 sitting at Steamtown, PA. with the early morning sun at Railfest.
Port of Tillamook Bay revisited. Nearly a decade after the washouts that severed the lines connection out of Tillamook, former SP 5418 shows its SP heritage as the POTB plain peels.