More than five years ago, the Shibanxi was a freight haulling real narrow gauge. On a hot day in April 2011, C2 0-8-0 #10 burst from LaoYingZui Tunnel with a heavy train of empty coal cars bound f... (more)
SY1441 makes a steamy departure from Pingzhuang Nan Station with a long train of empties bound for the many mines served by this steam powered mine railway. It had snowed the previous evening cove... (more)
Criticism aside, it is still very cool to see what these queens of steam look like undressed. Here is a look at C&O 1309's firebox inside the shops at the WMSR during a recent tour.
Just days out of General Electric’s Erie works on June 28, 1964, and showroom fresh, Southern Pacific U50 8500 simmers under the El Paso sun, about to lend its considerable 5,000 hp to a westboun... (more)
With the sun setting after 11 PM in July there isn't much chance for fireworks in Alaska. However if the day is nice one can shoot a few passenger trains returning to Anchorage late in the evening... (more)
SY1441 departs ZhuangMeiZhan with a long train of loaded coal cars. This train is bound for Pingzhuang Nan Station where the steam powered mining railway interchanges with the dieselized China Rai... (more)
Built February of This year, BNSF 4264 is part of a final order of Tier 3 locomotives. Those trucks won't stay silver for long.
GP20C-ECOs 2262 and 2258 idle at the west end of Smiths Falls yard.
Can you say Upper Midwest? Soo Line 2500 and Milwaukee Road 261 visited St. Paul Union Depot during the last week of April 2016 for Train Days. The 2500 normally resides at the Lake Superior Rai... (more)
The EMU 954 "Kalamua" in charge of a service Lezama-Lutxana. Every EMU has the name of a basque mountain.
Milwaukee Road 261 pulls away from the platform at St. Paul Union Depot during the Train Days night photo session on April 29.
The beautiful Hohenzollernplatz station on the U3 line. Like a few other stations in Wilmersdorf (originally a suburb of Berlin, now a part of it) Hohenzollernplatz was designed to show the afflue... (more)
A bench full of passengers wait for a train on the S-Bahn platform of the Berlin Hauptbahnhof main train station.
Westbaan Linz - Wien (Sieberg - tunnel)
An IC SD40-3 shoves empty ore cars toward the outgoing yard at Two Harbors while the American Steamship Company 1000-footer American Century loads taconite iron ore pellets for Indiana Harbor.