The FES had these home-built motor cars that, with apologies to the RGS, we dubbed "Galloping Bananas". The real name for the cars was "Bala de Plata"....Silver Bullet. I am told they had Mercur... (more)
The lady doing her washing pays scant attention to the passing of the regular FES afternoon mixed to Sitio del Nino. At Sitio three steam powered link and pin mixed trains will meet to swap passe... (more)
After taking water and cleaning its fire, QJ 6981 prepares to lead a doubleheaded freight west from LinXi over JingPeng pass.
A westbound train from Cranbrook to Nelson meets its eastbound counterpart at Tochty west of Cranbrook shortly after sunrise.
A westbound turns the loop on the climb to Silver Zone Pass on the former Western Pacific in eastern Nevada.
An afternoon Cumbres turn with 483 on the point blows for the Coxo crossing on the old dirt road from Chama to Cumbres. A helper is cut in ahead of the caboose.
The 480 and 488 soak up the late afternoon sun coming through the windows of the Alamosa roundhouse.
Eastbound empty coal train on Stoney Creek bridge on the Rogers pass line. The bridge is 325 feet above the creek bed.
Amtrak 5 in the days of F40's approaches Emigrant Gap after a fresh snow. This is single track now, although UP has plans to relay the second track someday.
DRGW 488 patiently waits its turn at Cumbres while the road engine takes water. Note the snowshed, now gone.
The details are interesting. 4460 is between fan trips. On the right note the "torpedo boat" GP9 with its typical SP "full light package". On the left is a E in its original daylight scheme. Mi... (more)
The former Great Western now Strasburg 90 doubleheads with a former CPR 4-6-2 over the the CNJ north of Jim Thorpe.
The late lamented BCR RDC's make their daily run along Anderson Lake on their way to Lilloet.
Your basic 21st Century shot of doubleheaded 2-10-2's.
A westbound grain train meets the eastbound Canadian at the summit of Kicking Horse pass. Summit Lake is in the foreground.