N&W 611 is seen heading east across 169th Street in Hammond on a passenger special bound for Fort Wayne. Tom Golden photo.
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin Locomotive Works, and would give our father different builder's cards when he would see him. Today I found out that my ... (more)
Not Sacramento built. On a beautiful September day Union Pacific FEF-3 #844 basks in the morning sun in front of the old Southern Pacific General Shops. Countless steam locomotives passed through ... (more)
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.8. The announcement late in 2016 that Southern Pacific 4-8-4 444... (more)
The 4449 begins its long trip from Portland to New Orleans with the Worlds Fair Express. Train 9 showing in the train number indicator was the number of the southbound (railroad westbound) Shasta... (more)
After loading passengers up in Cheyenne, UP 844 leads the 2016 Cheyenne Frontier Days train out of Cheyenne and back towards Denver in the early evening.
The Soviet locomotive class P36 (Russian: П36) was a Soviet mainline passenger steam locomotive type. Between 1950 and 1956, 251 locomotives were built. The locomotives were nicknamed "Gener... (more)
8444: Meet 844 For much of its life, UP 4-8-4 #844 carried the number 8444 so it wouldn't conflict with GP30 #844. Here, in Denver, the two got a chance to meet each other. The 844 was... (more)
With a skillful crew, a handful of cars, and a train full of excitement for the weekend ahead- NKP765 heads west through the original block signal at Maywood Avenue in Hammond, Indiana. I took two... (more)
Having begun the return journey to Baltimore at Martinsburg, West Virginia, the eastbound Chessie Safety Express makes a station stop at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Some passengers rode t... (more)
The westbound Chessie Safety Express crosses the Potomac River as it slows for a station stop at Harpers ferry, West Virginia. Passengers were given the option of riding to Martinsburg or s... (more)
The Chessie Safety Express rolls west through Bartholows, Maryland. In about ten miles, the train will meet the Metropolitan Subdivision at Point of Rocks. Former B&O observation-buffet-lou... (more)
The Chessie Safety Express works its way west through Morgan, Maryland on the Baltimore & Ohio’s Old Main Line.
The calm solitude along the south branch of the Patapsco River is interrupted as a 4-8-4 storms west on the Baltimore & Ohio’s Old Main Line near Sykesville, Maryland. The train is a Chessie Sa... (more)