NW 611 steams through Goodview, Virginia, on a ferry run to Spencer from Roanoke. As Graham Claytor said, "It is a good thing to let another generation know what a steam locomotive is".
Norfolk and Western 611 shoves up the hill out of the Virginia Museum Transportation in Roanoke, ready for a ferry move to Spencer as NS train number 956, on a cold January 6, 2017 morning.
Trains aren't the only thing snaking their way through the mountains near Altoona: Timber rattlesnakes are abundant in the hills! This slithery example had 8 buttons on its tail, posing on an ol... (more)
On the final leg of its deadhead trip home from the 74th annual run of the Clinchfield Santa Train, train number P90119 is about to cross over through Beaver Street at the south end of Moncrief Ya... (more)
Steam Locomotive Heritage Association's SOO Line #1003 accelerates towards Hartford with their annual Santa Train in tow.
Making a rare "freight" move, Monticello Railway Museum's Wabash F7 #1189 lugs 53 tank cars bound for storage, passing Stair Tower on the Museum's grounds.
Iowa Interstate train SIBI pounds across the diamonds in Joliet, Illinois, passing by Joliet Union Station on former Rock Island trackage.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad no. 1702 pulls the 9 a.m. Nantahala Gorge excursion train across the huge trestle over Lake Fontana near Almond, North Carolina. The original Southern Railway "... (more)
UP 844 accelerates away from a 30-minute stop in Paragould, Arkansas, on the way to Marion, and an eventual grand opening of the "Big River Crossing" two days later in Memphis.
Illinois Central Gulf GP8 #7738 shoves the Bluegrass Railway Museum's excursion train underneath the former Southern/NS signal bridge from control point "Rosemont", approaching the Museu... (more)
Norfolk and Western class J number 611 glides across the Roanoke River in Altavista, Virginia, with NS train number 958, deadheading from Spencer to Roanoke.
Norfolk and Western class J number 611 rolls by the CPL signal at Bedford, Virginia, with NS train number 958 on a deadhead move from Spencer to Roanoke.
Bringing up the rear of a southbound Union Railroad loaded ore train is URR caboose number 101 at milepost 2 along the North Bessemer Branch in Penn Hills, PA.
Bessemer & Lake Erie 905, 866, and 901 leads the ore train south across the huge bridge over the Allegheny River at Harmar Township, Pennsylvania.