Built in 1942, this Krupp 283mm rail gun "Leopold" was captured by Allied forces in 1944. For many years it sat at the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds before it was moved to Fort Le... (more)
Seen high above the apex of the world famous Horseshoe Curve, the helpers for 21T shove hard exiting the west leg of the curve keeping the stacks rolling up the east slope of the mountains on the ... (more)
EMD Tier 4 demos 1502 & 1503 with EMD Test Car at UP Roseville Yard on the ready tracks. These have been testing between Roseville and Sparks, NV over the Sierra. Note the new style fabricated tru... (more)
Where's the rails? The double-tracked electrified Columbia Branch has almost sunk into the ground by the late 70s, as a short local heads upgrade through the weeds to Lancaster.
Railroad oddities are always a good find and the city of Whittier, AK did not disappoint when it came to this rare Easter Egg. The following description is found on... (more)
NS 164 (Birmingham,AL-Chattanooga,TN) cruises north pass the set off track at Wuahatchie heading for Chattanooga. Unfortunately the crew trip has ended on a bad note, shortly after when this photo... (more)
Behind the engineer seat on CN 2165 looking south on the Memphis Sub toward CN Jct.
While locomotives are overhauled, long hoods are removed and spotted elsewhere for safe keeping. On May 18, 2015, Union Pacific SD40-2 No. 3320 is going through the process of being rebuilt into a... (more)
The Pan Am BF-1 train is awaiting their final OK to depart White River Junction on September 12, as the clerk finishes the paperwork. In actuality, when Mr. Craig Walker wanted to learn night phot... (more)
Side view of the new Central Maine & Quebec Railway corporate paint scheme as seen at the rollout on July 29 at the CAD Railway Industries facilities in Lachine, Quebec.
You would think that three units would have been enough to haul Amtrak's "Crescent", but on this day she's about 7 hours late and has an old freight horse in charge of the northbound tri... (more)
Built by the Marion Steam Shovel Company of Marion, Ohio in 1920 this unique item is possibly the oldest remaining 12" gun mount on a rail car. Once used as coastal defenses through the 1920... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
A rare sight, of two nose to nose CN Snowplows No.55421R and No.55265R parked in Bathurst, CN Yard April 06, 1986, and the good looking girl in the picture is my wife Amy.
Never a pleasant job on a cold winter's day was filling the water tanks on an F7. You either did it from ground meaning it splattered all over you and everything else or the roof which was not a f... (more)