Genesee & Wyoming has begun the assimilation process with the Providence & Worcester Railroad through the planned painting of at least a dozen locomotives. Interesting to note, GWRR has applied n... (more)
Several cab units soak up the afternoon sunlight as volunteers discuss the next equipment movements as they set up for the evening's night displays.
With the overly wet winter in Northern California just about over, CDTX 2103, a new Siemens SC-44 Charger awaiting service on the Capital Corridor and San Joaquin lines, sits quietly in the privat... (more)
CDTX 2101, a new Siemens SC-44 Charger sporting the Amtrak California paint scheme, shoves a cab car out onto the wye and becomes the first unit of its class in the state of California to operate ... (more)
Cookin' rivets. As a crew of riveters works to fasten a new smokebox to a boiler under overhaul, a female colleague is busy heating the rivets and transferring them to the work site. In t... (more)
Sitting in yard basking in sunlight.
A very riveting scene.... As one of their colleagues moves to position a cherry-hot rivet in the smokebox of a narrow gauge locomotive, one of our "Rosies" positions herself to bu... (more)
We can do it! A group of female railroad workers pose for a War Bond campaign photo at the end of their workday in a Norfolk & Western railyard. With serious looks and a little bit of grea... (more)
Takin' 5. A pair of ladies employed as yard hands enjoy a brief break from the filthy task of cleaning up after an aging N&W M-Class Locomotive in late 1943. Who knows what topics these tw... (more)
Living history. During the dark years of World War II, America's industrial machine was perhaps its most critical weapon system, yet the workforce that made it run, which had historically b... (more)
Sandwiching a mock high-speed locomotive acting as a display for the future of California's high-speed rail, SP 2467, a 4-6-2 built for the Southern Pacific in 1921, and SPMW 205, a 1920-built rot... (more)
The "Sonoma," an 1876-built 4-4-0 that was owned and operated by the North Pacific Coast narrow guage railroad, gleams under the lights of the California State Railroad Museum with an in... (more)