As darkness closes in at an unidentified location in Wyoming near Sherman Hill, a wild consist of 1st generation EMD products is spotted with a freight. Soon their era will end and the second gene... (more)
A set of red cars roll by Franklin Field. The boxcars in the yard below are assumed to contain newsprint for the Philadelphia Bulletin. This train is a Army-Navy football special enroute to the M... (more)
A light engine move past the invading diesels grabs John's attention away from the shop overview shots he'd been taking on this July morning 60+ years ago. The 2-10-0's were the heavy haulers on ... (more)
A couple of [Roundhouse Foreman] Mr. Cherry's steam engines get serviced at Camden Terminal Enginehouse. He was accommodating to the young men with cameras. PRR Class B6sb.
Mead Company Plymouth Torquemobile awaiting its next work at the plant in Sylva, NC. Mead had several of these small critters at different locations. || October 1974
An unidentified K4 and electrics can be seen co-mingling at the Meadows Terminal.
A High Iron fall colors special with the NKP 759 in trailing position traverses Helmstetter's.
This Jackson Park "B" train approaches the Indiana Ave. station on the South Side. The Chicago Junction right of way can be seen to the right, and the bridge across the Rock Island for the L's st... (more)
Q-405 is south leaving the old RF&P and entering the old ACL tracks. The 0 mp for the RF&P is in the middle of the bridge. It stopped briefly after this photo was taken to allow Amtrak to get ar... (more)
CNW train #488 with 2 motors is pulling 79 cars out of Butler yard, including these Armour meat reefers. Tracks of the Milwaukee Road are seen below.
A suspected Mohawk-led mail and express train, with 4 head-end mail cars, slows to stop at Crestline. It was scheduled into Crestline at 3:10 and did not carry passengers (1956 Ohio Div. TT). Du... (more)
Already an antique, this wooden car sat in CNJ's yard some 55+ years ago. John reports this is a Western Union (supply) car. "Just sitting there."
A Decapod gets some maintenence. John reports that nobody took notice of his presence taking photos in the pit, it was no big deal. PRR Class I1s.