"The Annie Bridge"
North Jersey is full of landmarks and NX Drawbridge is one of them that's next to impossible to miss if you take a ride along Route NJ-21 in Newark. This old Bas... (more)
The Ffestiniog Railway was opened in 1836 mainly for the transport of slate from different quarries around Blaenau Ffestiniog down to the harbour of Porthmadog for shipment abroad. The line was bu... (more)
Where it all began. This was the last tunnel before the N&W reached the promised land to begin accessing the rich coal fields of Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia. Near here is where ... (more)
Control car Bt 1703 normally used on the line between Chur and Arosa, this time in a regional train between Pontresina and Scuol-Tarasp. In Nov. 2011 the control car was scrapped.
A colorful Super Chief drumhead is displayed on the rear of Budd-built stainless steel sleeper-lounge-observation car “Navajo” built in 1937 for Santa Fe’s famous Super Chief. The car is now prese... (more)
The old N&W signals that have guarded the East End of Elkhorn Tunnel are, sadly, no more. May they rust (er, rest) in peace...
The transfer table in the back of the Livingston shops sits idle on a bitterly cold March day.
Looking straight up at a small portion of Union Pacific’s massive bridge across the Snake River at Joso, Washington, on September 21, 2015.
CN Joffre Yard from 90 meters in altitude
A maintenance window resulted in only two trains in six hours. The iconic post office patiently waits for the next train. The photographer not so much.
"There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold And she's buying a stairway to heaven."
As it says, this was the 5:02 pm out of LaSalle Street Station. I'm sure the commuter in the last vestibule was as surprised as Roger that they meet face-to-camera.
The late Roger Puta's slide... (more)
The train is the Pinole Local. Slide scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
Train in storage.
The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
"Relics of the Past"
An old Wabash searchlight signal that used to protect the N&W/WAB and IC diamond just north of Strawn, IL, stands dark. This trackage is now part of the Bloomer L... (more)