I did not notice the FM H16-44 in this slide untill they came back from processing and I put it up on the screen.
Steamtown 127 was orginally Canadian Pacific 1278. A steam train anywhere in America always draws a crowd. Why dosn't Madison Avenue pick up on this?
Occasionally F.Nelson Blount would take one of his Steamtown engines and run a fan trip in Southern New England. This image shows Pacific 127 at Walpole Junction during a trip from Boston, MA to P... (more)
Lehigh valley Freight running down the CNJ line.
The conductor is in his usual stance just as it was 100 years ago and still going on now. The conductor waiting for stragglers to board his commuter so he can give the final highball and 500 peopl... (more)
No dash 2 here. This ia an original Pennsylvania Railroad SD-45 running strong through snow at the approach signals in Cordaville. This freight will go straight through to Beacon Park in Boston.
8139 was a Penn Central GP-38-2 purchased new with batch of over 200 units. It survived all the way to Norfolk Southern takeover .This shot shows the unit with CR logo overprinted on PC logo. Kind... (more)
The last active Ball Signal helps create a panarama with the White Mountains in the background. This location is now a National Historical Sight. The tracks on the left were formally Main Central ... (more)
Ex Maine Central 44 ton and Ex CN 7470 waiting for the days excursions to begin.
For some reason, in 1964 EL crews preferred F unit cabs over Century cabs. The big Alcos were usually on the rear position on multi units.
Alcos fly by coasting downgrade at track speed.
With such a warm summer upon us I thought, why not think about winter and cool days and white snow.
I believe there will always be an Alco RS-1 numbered 405 as long as I live. This locomotive and train were on display for those of us who took the Railway Enthusiasts fan trip to Bellows Falls in ... (more)