I set the way-back machine to 10-26-1996 and Rutherford, New Jersey. You are looking at the last commercially built passenger steam locomotive made in the USA. Outshopped by Lima Locomotive works ... (more)
People are scrambling from a Q train to the No 7 at Queensboro Plaza during snowstorm Jonas, the 2nd biggest snowfall in NYC's history. (I wonder what the guy with the bike was thinking about toda... (more)
Snow storm Jonas was New York City's second biggest snow fall ever recorded. In spite of that, Amtrak kept it's NYC-Albany Empire Service going. Here 713 is slowly pulling west in Sunnyside Yard a... (more)
I have read the tales of Richard Steinheimer in the mountains, chasing elusive trains in unbearable weather.
Well, I had some adventure today, even if it was in Queens, New York, where the only ... (more)
I venture that most people who use this Long Island Railroad car on a daily work commute basis liken it to a jail cell rather than a limousine. In reality, what seems a prosaic piece of railroad e... (more)