The signs of a bad balance sheet are visible in the aging fleet of power pulling Pennsy trains and the heavily worn jointed rails they rode on in the mid 60s.
The moon sets over the Canadian Rockies at sunrise on September 22, 2002, as the Royal Canadian Pacific excursion train heads eastbound at Lundbreck, Alberta.
Looking like Canadian tradition: The Royal Canadian Pacific excursion train curves into the morning sun at milepost 54 on the Crowsnest Pass route, west of Brocket, Alberta, on September 22, 2002.... (more)
A typical midwestern scene -- Rock Island mail train No. 39 with a single coach on the rear leaves Herington, Kansas on May 31, 1965 to continue its run to Tucumcari, N.M. to be handed over to the... (more)
Rock Island's passenger Train 39, formerly called the "Imperial," derailed at Valencia, Ks., 11 miles west of Topeka, and two steam-powered derricks were slowly clearing the double-track mainline ... (more)
Southbound train #5 departing Ponoma Yard in Greensboro, NC || Sept 1972
Montreal Urban Community Transit Commission FP7 1300 is reflected in the wet pavement as it makes a station stop at Dorval. The action red paint gives away #1300's original identity as CP Rail FP... (more)
Taken in the East Altoona pit with a PRR Police escort, 2 versions of PRR "heritage".
Guest engine Southern FP7 #6133 leads one of the day's Local trips across the Chickamauga Creek.
Now owned by LTEX, the ex GSWR F units and one of the matching passenger cars sit idle near Lordstown.
Happier times: Crowds watch the eastbound California Zephyr slow to a stop at Niles.
A little night time switching at IRM with an F unit!! 118 moves around some locomotives to get ready for Diesel Days.
I used 16 #25B flashbulbs to light this set of power - one bulb at a time! Cameras on bulb and I would walk a few feet, shoot a bulb, reload and move another few feet, etc. Conductor gave his perm... (more)
The southbound Copper Country Limited is at the Iron Mountain (MI) station. Taken with available light on Kodachrome II film with an old Kodak Rangefinder camera.
A Southern Duo of SOU 6133 and SOU 6900 one of the three different trains that were shuffling visitors to this year's Rail Days event.