The engineer keeps an eye on the crossing ahead as he approaches Greenbank Station. With temperatures near 100, the cab was not a fun place to be on this day.
Simpson hogger Stick, seen in the glass, leaves the cab to line the turntable into the 1201's stall. The 1202 and 1200 are at rest on a day when Mill 5 was not operating.
Cab view of a testing run at 353,5 Km/h (~220 mph, see the speed tachymeter on the left corner of front window) in this Dasye TGV trainset on the new high speed line named "LGV Rhin Rhone". This ... (more)
While sitting on the loop waiting to depart to head back east the Parkes shunter arrives putting on a show that only an alco can.
#48 gets some TLC in the Springdale shops. Photo taken during shop tour in conjunction w/Arkansas-Boston Mountains Chapter NRHS rare mileage mixed train weekend. Thanks to the A&M folks for roll... (more)
Taking the old Brookville for a spin up the line after giving her a tune-up. This little switcher is powered by a late '60s Ford smallblock coupled to an automatic transmission and a reversible tr... (more)
The view from inside a Wisconsin Northern GP15 with Engineer John bring his train north through New Auburn, Wisconsin.
The tower that use to guard the Chicago & Northwestern and Soo Line diamond still stands in middle of the woods as seen from Wisconsin Northern 1500 heading north towards Rice Lake, Wisconsin. You... (more)
Riding the second unit on a westbound passenger special approaching Del Rio on a clear signal.
Cab view of a Dasye TGV 746 trainset before leaving new Besançon TGV station for a test run at up to 359 km/h (~223 mph) on the new high speed line named "LGV Rhin Rhone". This line is not opened ... (more)
The cab interior of an AC44.
First fire in 3 years. Last night Judy and I spent 3 hours painting the boiler and steam dome with high-temp aluminum paint. This morning Chief Engineer Greg and I covered them with insulat... (more)
First fire in 3 years. Last night Judy and I spent 3 hours painting the boiler and smoke dome with high-temp aluminum paint. This morning Chief Engineer Greg and I covered them with insulat... (more)
We're aboard ex-Clinchfield 800 (CSXT 116) on a southbound passenger special hauling CSX and Eastman Chemical officials to Spartanburg, SC. As the engineer reaches for the whistle chord, ahead is ... (more)