Bound for Harrisburg, a westbound Conrail train rolls through Valley Junction in Reading, Pennsylvania. The train is diverging from the Reading Belt Line here at Valley Junction, and will join the... (more)
The Clinch River flows by as Copper Creek empties into the Clinch beneath Southern cab X549. The ex-Southern's much lower crossing of Copper Creek is dwarfed by the ex-Clinchfield's much more famo... (more)
Another Crummy Shot From Tehachapi
Or, more correctly, another waycar shot from Tehachapi. After shooting an e... (more)
As a westbound Santa Fe piggyback train descends the western slope of Tehachapi, waycar 999279 puts a soon-to-disappear punctuation point on the end of the train. The caboose has just exited Tunne... (more)
An eastbound C&O manifest freight rolls past a Conrail work train at MP 492 on the Chicago Line in 1978. The C&O train will diverge to the Pere Marquette Michigan Line ten miles up track at Porter... (more)
The SP's Toledo Hauler crests the Oregon Coast Range at Summit in March 1992. In less than a year, this line was leased to Genesee & Wyoming as the Willamette & Pacific.
In an unusual move, NS U48 is shoving through Josephine to Norton. Conductor Mike Young (left) and brakeman (Johnny Cubine) ride the cabs back porch to protect the movement.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Work train service only. The section gang mugs for the photographer after a rough day of working on the Chicago Line in the August heat.
The final Bly Turn backs into OC&E's yard at Klamath Falls. Many local residents came out to watch the last logger enter town.
On a fine spring morning in the Klamath Basin, OC&E's Bly Turn heads east.
Norfolk and Western caboose 518612 brings up the rear of a freight as it clears the diamonds at Hohman Avenue in Hammond, IN in December of 1988.
The second cut of the westbound Bly Turn has cleared the turnout at East Switchback, and will soon begin a reverse move to West Switchback. Upon arrival there, the two halves of the Bly Turn will ... (more)