Snow fighting across a continuous ridge…… When selling his crossing of the Sierra to Central Pacific's 'Big Four' Theodore Judah promoted the idea that his railroad would follow a continuous ridge... (more)
From the cab of the Sunnyland. I don't see many passengers waiting. Note the train order board shows orders so the firemen had to go into the depot and get them. Look closely, it looks l... (more)
The fog has lifted enough to fly the drone up and grab a shot of this west bound BNSF train crossing the trestle at Media, IL
The class LV locomotive was designed as a successor to the class L 2-10-0, which had been a successful design developed during World War II. However, by the late 1940s some drawbacks to the design... (more)
And then there were 3 - MTA Metro-North Railroad's GP35R rebuilding program is about half completed, with the 4th unit now in Brookville, Pennsylvania. On 12/7/2016, we see one of the remaining un... (more)
An interesting collection of equipment occupies the VIA passenger yard at Toronto in September 1981. In addition to the Turbo Train in banana yellow, we have an Ontario Northland Northlander train... (more)
With the snow gently starting to fall, NBSR 6200 arrives at the station at McAdam, and is pulling ahead to do about an hour of switching before changing crews and continuing westward into Maine.
"Locomotive Burnout"... After a train stalls in Roanoke with 110 loads of coal, power from another train was brought in to pull it over the hill. During the rescue attempt, wheel slippage occurre... (more)
An Operation Lifesaver special heads South down Burlington Northern's Front Range Sub. heading towards Denver.
Rock Fall Near Tunnel 11 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] -Looking east from about 1/2 mile east of the East Portal of Tunnel 11.
After a two year hiatus from entering the Gorge, my riding com... (more)
First Test Run! of "Bright Blue" a Brightline Trainset commences out of the WPB facility for tests on the FEC. This is a historic first for the area as this venture is privately funded.
In honor of lighting the newly restored Santa Fe sign, 2903 along with ATSF FP45 92 were staged on IRM's west wye for the ceremony.
The 1943 Baldwin-built 4-8-4 was first assigned to freight s... (more)
A pair matched New England Central Railroad 'heritage' GP38s - 3855 and 3845 - are seen pulling by the picturesque White River Junction, Vermont station on Friday afternoon, January 6.
Bits and pieces. The rebuild line includes NS 5254 in black and white and a patched UP engine NS 7288.