Three of the motors that work the 7200-acre Swan Ranch greet the morning sun. 4155 looks splendid in the repaint.
When New Haven U25B 2519 posed at the Maybrook, NY, engine terminal in June 1969, Penn Central was already beginning to shift traffic away from this once-important connection between the NH and th... (more)
The Lehigh & Hudson River Railway owned thirteen Alco RS-3s that comprised its first diesel era road power. Looking like it could really use a bath, L&HR 4 idled outside the line's Warwick, NY, di... (more)
One of the more iconic Houston railfanning locations is the Milby Street Roundhouse, just east of downtown on the former Houston, Belt & Terminal line, now UP's West Belt subdivision. I have seen ... (more)
Digging in the archives and found this from earlier in the year. A CP rebuild sits in a snowstorm awaiting the next day's local job.
Went out to get a pic of the searchlights and got an added backdrop
WHOOPS!!.... No traction!... A combination of steel wheels, massive weight, and locomotive power has created an imperfection to the rail head. It can take only a brief absence of traction (especi... (more)
A family reunion of sorts as 01000 and the 01100's as posed for the photo line-up at a night photo session at Seashore Trolley Museum. Tower C once guarded the interlocking that would send Main Li... (more)
MBTA 7538 was the only one of the agency's 14 ex-New Haven/Penn Central GP9s to receive the yellow/purple/gray "Easter egg" paint scheme. It awaited the evening rush hour at Boston's Sou... (more)
The power for the Maine Central's Rockland Branch train lays over at Rockland, ME, yard on a summer afternoon. MEC 332 is an SW7 and mate 334 is an SW9. Later in the day they will power train NJ-2... (more)
The road less traveled? Run! Protecting the shove? Good for....unlimited? I'm free!
We're free!! Run far, run fast? Quick, nobody's looking. Slowly just walk away. BNSF had a slight issue whil... (more)
The CNW bilevels pass a searchlight east of Union.
Boston & Maine SW1 11120 pauses in its duties in the B&M's Boston freight terminal in East Cambridge, MA.
MN&S 21 sits on display at IRM.
SP 1518 leads the caboose train east of Union.