The Chief Wawatam was unique. It was the only bow-loading railcar ferry on the Great Lakes. She was the last of the “hand bombers,” hand-fired steam vessel on the lakes. And she had a bow propell... (more)
New York Central's #999 - the Empire Express on display at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.
When passenger trains were king: Built by Fellheimer & Wagner for the New York Central in 1929, the Buffalo Central Terminal now sits in derelict condition as another day of abandonment comes to a... (more)
A photograph I know little about showing a trio of 2-8-2s. A pair of NYC engines, with H5 No 1555 nearest, looking like they are about to push a coal train whilst partly hidden is Louisville & Nas... (more)
The United Railway Historical Society of New Jersey's restored observation "Hickory Creek" brings up the rear of Amtrak's "Cardinal" as it arrives at its Manassas stop.
The first Empire State Express train from the New York Central, #999, is believed by many to have been the "first thing on wheels" to go over 100 mph. Railroad officials and newsmen timed the tra... (more)
One of the most famous trains in the USA during its heyday, New York Central Train 26, The Twentieth Century Limited, behind two E8As and an E7B prepares to depart LaSalle Street Station Chicago o... (more)
8255 pulls the excursion train north over the trestle by Nowhere (Yes, Nowhere). The steam engine on the opposite end encountered trouble upon arrival at Norwood and the 8255 was dispatched to com... (more)
NS 17K with NYC Heritage 1066 heads west after meeting a train at Colburn. The train is about 8 miles from Lafayette, Indiana where she will do some work in the yard, then head on to Decatur, Illi... (more)
NS 17K with NYC Heritage 1066 is passed by Triple Crown 267 west bound at the west end of Colburn siding just east of Lafayette, Indiana.
Tucked inside Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, across from one of the largest and coolest HO layouts ever, is this little steam locomotive with quite a story of it's own which goes someth... (more)
Knuckles locked between a Great Northern Caboose and a New York Central RS3.
This was taken around Painesville, Ohio around the end of 1967 or early 1968 as my best guess.
A set of NYC passenger power is headed to the station to pick up its outbound passenger train.